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“Queering Family Photography” Exhibition – Until May 26, 2018 (Toronto)

posted Sunday, April 22, 2018

by: in Activism, Art, Art Gallery, Events, Featured Events, Gallery, Lesbian, Photography, Queer, Toronto, Trans

The Family Camera Network (FamCam) and the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives (CLGA) present, Queering Family Photography, an original exhibition that explores how family photographs reflect, shape, and expand queer forms of affective connection and kinship. On display until Saturday, May 26, 2018 at the Stephen Bulger Gallery 1356 Dundas St W, Toronto, the exhibition is a featured exhibition […]

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What’s Queer at Hot Docs 2018 25th Anniversary? April 26 to May 6, 2018 (Toronto)

posted Sunday, April 22, 2018

by: in Activism, Celebrity, Featured Events, Film, Music, Queer, Toronto

  Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival 25th edition, April 26–May 6, this year’s slate will present 246 films and 16 interdisciplinary projects from 56 countries in 14 screening programs, with work by female filmmakers representing 50 per cent of the 2018 program. For the Festival’s 25th anniversary, Hot Docs will thank Toronto audiences for their support […]

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Pride Toronto announces Honoured Positions for 2018

posted Thursday, April 19, 2018

by: in Activism, Events, Featured Events, Lesbian, Pride, Queer, Toronto, Trans

Pride Toronto has announced the organization and individuals who have been selected to receive the prestigious titles of Honoured Group, Honoured Grand Marshal, Honoured Guest, Trans Ambassador and Honoured Youth.​The honourees were selected in recognition of their leadership and achievements in the LGBTQ+ community. They were chosen based on their contribution to fighting discrimination, equality […]

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The RISER Project – four bold new productions on stage until May 12, 2018 (Toronto)

posted Wednesday, April 18, 2018

by: in Activism, Art, Dance, Events, Featured Events, Lesbian, Music, Queer, Theatre, Toronto

Why Not Theatre presents The RISER Project 2018, three world premieres and one workshop presentation of new Canadian work as part of a unique collaborative producing model for emerging and independent theatre artists, running until May 12 at The Theatre Centre, 1115 Queen Street West, Toronto. The fifth edition of RISER begins with Mr. Truth, an off-the-beaten-sketch-comedy-path parody created […]

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Pride Toronto’s 2018 theme is “35 Years of AIDS Activism”

posted Tuesday, April 17, 2018

by: in Activism, Charity, Events, Featured Events, Lesbian, Music, Pride, Queer, Toronto, Trans

Pride Toronto has unveiled its 2018 Pride Month theme, 35 Years of AIDS Activism, to express the spirit of North America’s largest Pride Celebration, and our fight for our lives. The 2018 creative reflects the change our community is undergoing, and how deeply impacted the community has been by loss, both in the past and […]

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“Trembling Before G-d” – being Jewish and gay – screens April 17, 2018 (Toronto)

posted Monday, April 16, 2018

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

An Orthodox or Hassidic Jew would likely argue that being openly homosexual and remaining Jewish is a contradiction in terms. Or so it would seem to most people – until they encounter filmmaker Sandi Simcha DuBowski and his remarkable doc, Trembling Before G-D. Over a period of five years, DuBowski filmed gay and lesbian Orthodox […]

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Feminist F**k It Fest – April 11 to 22, 2018 (Toronto)

posted Wednesday, April 11, 2018

by: in Activism, Comedy, Dance, Drag, Events, Featured Events, Lesbian, Music, Queer, Toronto

From the family friendly to the downright nasty, the FEMINIST FUCK IT FEST is a curated festival of multidisciplinary women and non binary-identifying artists presenting original, bold, and entertaining works of art. The Festival will take place at 360 Geary Lane from April 11th – April 22nd. Headlining production GANGA’S GANJA will play throughout the festival- on 4/20 dude- every night at 7:30pm […]

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“Fun Home” – a comedic, lesbian, musical – on stage April 13 to May 6, 2018 (Toronto)

posted Monday, April 9, 2018

by: in Comedy, Events, Featured Events, Lesbian, Music, Queer, Theatre, Toronto

David Mirvish is delighted to present The Musical Stage Company production of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, FUN HOME,, based on Alison Bechdel’s best-selling graphic memoir, is the groundbreaking show that won five 2015 Tony Awards, including Best Musical and has received worldwide critical acclaim for its stunning musical score and heartbreaking storytelling. Alison, a […]

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Osheaga 2018 Artist Line Up Announced – August 3 to 5, 2018 (Montreal)

posted Tuesday, March 13, 2018

by: in Uncategorized

The 2018 Osheaga line up has been announced and it’s shaping up to be one of the best yet in the Festival’s history! Tyler, The Creator, Blondie, Portugal. The Man, Odesza, The National and Dua Lipa, just to name a few. Also, Florence + The Machine returns to the festival! The Grammy nominee and Brit Awards winner will be closing this […]

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Workman Arts “Being Scene” – March 1 to 25, 2018 (Toronto)

posted Wednesday, February 28, 2018

by: in Activism, Art, Art Gallery, Charity, Events, Featured Events, Gallery, Lesbian, Music, Photography, Queer, Toronto, Trans

Celebrate Workman Arts 17th Annual Being Scene Exhibition from March 1-25 at the Gladstone Hotel 2nd Floor Galleries. BEING SCENE 2018 annual juried art exhibition features upwards of 130 artworks produced by artists navigating issues of mental health. The annual submission call attracts artists working in painting, photo-art, text-based art, media-art, 3-dimesional work and other contemporary […]

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