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“Love, Simon” – a modern day love story, in theatres March 16, 2018

posted Friday, March 16, 2018

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

Love, Simon is a modern day teen love story. All the elements are in place, life is grand, except that the main character is gay and not yet out to anyone. For seventeen-year old Simon Spier (Nick Robinson) his coming of age is as confusing as any teenager, and while knowing inside that he has […]

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“Beyond The Opposite Sex” documentary premieres March 16, 2018 on Showtime

posted Thursday, March 15, 2018

by: in Activism, Film, Television, Trans

  In 2004, SHOWTIME introduced viewers to the story of Rene and Jamie with the documentary THE OPPOSITE SEX, showing two brave people going through their long-awaited gender affirmation surgeries. BEYOND THE OPPOSITE SEX, premiering on SHOWTIME on Friday, March 16 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on-air, on demand and over the internet (as of March […]

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Memoir of Author and Activist Rupert Raj – “Dancing The Dialectic: True Tales of A Transgender Trailblazer”

posted Thursday, March 15, 2018

by: in Activism, Books, Featured Events, Queer, Trans

Rupert Raj is a trailblazing, Eurasian-Canadian, trans activist and ex-psychotherapist, who transitioned from female to male in 1971 as a transsexual teenager. He is (co-)editor of “Trans Activism in Canada: A Reader” and “Of Souls & Roles, Of Sex & Gender: A Treasury of Transsexual, Transgenderist & Transvestic Verse from 1967 to 1991. He is also included as […]

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“Around The World in 30 Days” art fundraiser for annual 10 X 10 Exhibition

posted Tuesday, March 13, 2018

by: in Art, Art Gallery, Charity, Events, Featured Events, Queer, Toronto

  Now in its third year, AROUND THE WORLD IN 30 DAYS aims to raise funds to publish the  annual 10X10 Photography Project book. This 10X10 fundraiser and annual event is curated by James Fowler, who’s practice as a visual artist is complimented by his curatorial pursuits and his community involvement with Toronto’s LGBTQ communities. Seeing a […]

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Joe Orton’s “Loot” on stage March 8 to 17, 2018 (Toronto)

posted Thursday, March 8, 2018

by: in Events, Featured Events, Queer, Theatre

Bygone Theatre has partnered with the Loot Collective to support their production of Joe Orton’s Loot, running March 8-17th, 2018 at the Alumnae Theatre, 70 Berkeley St., Toronto. England, 1965: Only hours before her intended burial, the late Mrs. McLeavy is removed from her coffin by her son, Hal (Kevin Forster), and his best pal, Dennis […]

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“Tainted Justice” at The Village Playhouse – March 2 to 24, 2018

posted Tuesday, March 6, 2018

by: in Events, Featured Events, Theatre, Toronto

Tainted Justice, written by Don Nigro, is drawn from facts surrounding a real murder mystery on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, with flashbacks to the Klondike. It’s a compelling drama by the author of Ravenscroft (a hit of our 2008-9 season.) Pearl, a troubled young woman, is haunted by doubts about who actually murdered her father in the dark woods […]

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“Myseum Intersections” Launch Party and March Events

posted Monday, March 5, 2018

by: in Activism, Art, Events, Featured Events, Photography, Queer, Trans

You’ve invited to the launch of the third annual Myseum Intersections festival. This year’s festival includes 23 projects that explore intersectionality in Toronto through collaborative exhibits, events, workshops, and tours. 06 Mar 2018 Myseum Intersections: Launch Party Don’t miss your chance to mix and mingle with the artists and curators behind this year’s 23 Myseum Intersections projects. RSVP for free […]

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“Book of Love” returns to play Toronto March 9, 2018 (Exclusive Interview)

posted Friday, March 2, 2018

by: in Clubs, Events, Featured Events, Music, Queer, Toronto

Though Book of Love disbanded in 1993, they have regrouped to record several new tracks and re-mixes, and are doing a few select live shows, including one in Toronto on March 9th, 2018 at Lee’s Palace, their only Canadian show date. See below for exclusive interview theBUZZ did with the band. Book of Love are […]

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The Anti-Diva “Carole Pope” Performs at Hugh’s Room – May 9th, 2018 (Toronto)

posted Friday, March 2, 2018

by: in Celebrity, Clubs, Events, Featured Events, Lesbian, Music, Toronto

Carole Pope and band make a rare appearance at Hugh’s Room Live in Toronto’s west end on May 9th, 2018. A trailblazer for sure, Carole Pope is an agent provocateur pushing the boundaries of sexuality, sexual politics, and the status quo, making you think and dance at the same time. Her work has been recognized with three […]

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“Pussy Riot” touring North America, Spring 2018

posted Thursday, March 1, 2018

by: in Activism, Art, Celebrity, Clubs, Events, Featured Events, Music, Queer

Pussy Riot’are embarking on their first live music performance art tour through America. The feminist art collective protest against the re-election of Putin as the President of Russia earned them a long, fake trial that led to a 2 year prison sentence for “hooliganism”. Pussy Riot’s performance will include Nadya Tolokonnikova among others, Pussy Riot’s member whose […]

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