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Pride Toronto and Toronto Police Service in talks about Parade participation for 2019

posted Tuesday, October 16, 2018

by: in Activism, Pride, Queer, Toronto

Pride Toronto and Toronto Police Service are once again open for discussions about Police in uniform being part of the annual Pride Parade again next year. A press conference was held at The 519 on October 16th at 11:30 a.m. to present further details. This will go a long way in mending this broken relationship […]

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Mar (Sea) – Award Winning LGBT Film Screens One Night Only in Toronto – Oct 17, 2018

posted Monday, October 15, 2018

by: in Events, Featured Events, Film, Queer

When a couple decide to spend their summer vacation in a small town on the coast of Portugal, they had no idea that they would be faced with a dark mystery that would lead to seduction and betrayal. MAR is a dramatic love story and thriller set in Peniche, Portugal. It’s main characters Xavier (Lourence Serura), […]

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Cooper Cole Gallery showcases Genesis BREYER P-ORRIDGE and G.B. Jones – on until Oct 20, 2018 (Toronto)

posted Monday, October 15, 2018

by: in Activism, Art, Art Gallery, Celebrity, Events, Featured Events, Gallery, Lesbian, New York City, Photography, Queer, Toronto

This Toronto art exhibition snuck up on me, yet it’s one of the best pairing of individuals I could ever imagine. The wonder-mind works of Genesis BREYER P-ORRIDGE are displayed alongside Toronto’s own original riot-gal, G.B. Jones. Genesis BREYER P-ORRIDGE exemplifies what an artist could become when raised before the cynical machinations of late capitalism distorted […]

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Queer-themed flicks from FilmsWeLike, including Studio 54 in theatres now

posted Friday, October 12, 2018

by: in Activism, Celebrity, Film, Lesbian, Montreal, Music, New York City, Queer, Toronto

Films We Like is a Canadian distribution company, co-founded in 2003 by music promoter Gary Topp and filmmaker Ron Mann who set to release, The Academy Nominated film “The Weather Underground” by Sam Green and Bill Siegal which at the time had no distribution in Canada. 14 years and over and over 370 films later, […]

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“Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of The Temptations” – on stage until November 17, 2018 (Toronto)

posted Thursday, October 11, 2018

by: in Celebrity, Events, Featured Events, Theatre, Toronto

Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of The Temptations plays a strictly limited pre-Broadway engagement on stage until November 17 at Toronto’s Princess of Wales Theatre. Before The Temptations became the greatest R&B group of all time (Billboard Magazine, 2017), they were just five young guys on the streets of Detroit. After getting discovered by Berry Gordy and signed to […]

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Rendezvous with Madness – Where Art, Film & Minds Meet – Oct 10 to 21, 2018

posted Tuesday, October 9, 2018

by: in Activism, Art, Charity, Disability, Events, Featured Events, Film, Music, Outdoors, Photography, Theatre, Toronto

FESTIVAL OPENS ON WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY WITH THE TORONTO PREMIERE OF CANADIAN DOCUMENTARY FEATURE THE SONG AND THE SORROW, ABOUT LEGENDARY CANADIAN SONGWRITER GENE MACLELLAN In July, the Rendezvous With Madness Film Festival, the first and largest mental health film festival in the world, announced that it was dropping “film” from its title, and evolving into its next twenty-five […]

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“Love me out of it” – choreographed dance meets punk rock – Oct 11 to 20, 2018 (Toronto)

posted Tuesday, October 9, 2018

by: in Dance, Events, Featured Events, Music, Theatre, Toronto

Set to the iconic music from the “Frantic City” album by Canadian punk band Teenage Head, the World Premiere of “Love me out of it” explores Laurence Lemieux’s long relationship to dance through various characters that come to life with every song from this classic 10-track release.  It’s presented by Citadel + Compagnie as part of the […]

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Public Image Ltd 40th Anniversary Tour – Oct 19, 2018 (Toronto)

posted Saturday, October 6, 2018

by: in Celebrity, Events, Featured Events, Toronto

In celebration of their 40th Anniversary, JOHN LYDON’s PUBLIC IMAGE LTD (PiL) are on the road with THE PUBLIC IMAGE IS ROTTEN: NORTH AMERICAN TOUR, kicking off in New Orleans on Tuesday, October 9. Also, THE PUBLIC IMAGE IS ROTTEN is a new career–spanning box set that was released, alongside a new documentary film of the same name, which will be screening in select cites to coincide with PiL’s North American […]

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Reelworld Film Festival opens with trans film, Roobha – Oct 9 to 14, 2018 (Toronto)

posted Friday, October 5, 2018

by: in Activism, Events, Featured Events, Film, Queer, Toronto, Trans

The 18th annual Reelworld Film Festival features inspiring films from creative filmmakers aiming to spark social change, empowering racially diverse and Indigenous filmmakers to tell important stories through film. These films address a range of social topics including gender identity, environmental issues, climate change, human rights, and gender equality. “The festival grows stronger each year because […]

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rIVerse are diversifying the LGBTQ music scene

posted Tuesday, October 2, 2018

by: in Activism, Music, Queer, Toronto

rIVerse are a Toronto-based, openly queer pop/R&B group and their mission is to REPRESENT THE UNDERREPRESENTED and use their music as the platform to share unique stories with listeners, and bring needed representation to mainstream media. Diversity fuels this mission — members who are different races, genders, sexual orientations, body types, religious backgrounds, etc, thereby […]

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