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Robert Mapplethorpe’s “Fluid Beauty” exhibition opens April 29, 2017 (Toronto)

posted Monday, April 24, 2017

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

The Olga Korper Gallery is pleased to present Fluid Beauty, an exhibition of photographs by Robert Mapplethorpe. The exhibition will open on Saturday April 29th and will remain on view until Saturday May 27th. The opening will take place from 2-5pm on Saturday April 29th at  17 Morrow Avenue Toronto, Canada M6R 2H9 Robert Mapplethorpe’s […]

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Sofonda Cox hosts “El Convento Rico” 25th Anniversary Bash!

posted Monday, April 17, 2017

by: in Clubs, Drag, Events, Pride, Queer, Toronto

El Convento Rico is a LEGEND of a nightclub in our city, and they are celebrating a fantastic and impressive milestone. In 1992 El Convento Rico opened its doors as a safe haven for the LGBT community, and they have been breaking down barriers ever since. In the 25 years since its inception, College Street has […]

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Fashion Art Toronto, presents Fashion Evolution, April 18-22, 2017

posted Friday, April 14, 2017

by: in Art, Celebrity, Events, Fashion, Featured Events, Queer, Toronto

  Fashion Art Toronto presents its annual, five-day celebration of provocative, avant-garde and cutting-edge fashion and art. Expect to be awed and inspired through 50+ runway shows and performances, photography exhibits, interdisciplinary art installations and a selection of curated fashion films. In its 12th year, Fashion Art Toronto continues to be Canada’s foremost platform for […]

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Salon Sundays: A party for EVERYONE!

posted Friday, April 14, 2017

by: in Clubs, Events, Music, Queer

Some of My Most Favourite People in the community are long-time activists and community champions. There’s the very caring Deb Parent, who I recently discovered is also a kick ass DJ), and event expert and impresario, Mary Lou Borg, who is as delightful as she is a genius at throwing the best, classiest, and most lavish […]

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A Touching Film About LGBTQ Aging: Older Than What?

posted Friday, April 7, 2017

by: in Celebrity, Clubs, Comedy, Drag, Events, Featured Events, Music, New York City, Pride, Queer, Toronto

Toronto performer, writer and filmmaker Steen Starr has finished “Older Than What?”, a charming and thought-provoking short film in which Twelve seniors respond to ten questions about aging. The first official public screening will be at QFest in St. Louis, March 29 – April 2, as part of the Queer Voices Shorts Program, and there’s hope […]

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“It’s All Tru” – a new play about AIDS, by Buddies founder, Sky Gilbert

posted Friday, April 7, 2017

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

Kurt and Travis are a perfect gay couple – a young prince charming and a charming silver fox – whose marriage is threatened by the appearance of a sexy street boy named Gideon. Did Gideon have condomless sex with Travis? Did Gideon have permission? Did Travis take his PrEP? The once a day PrEP pill (Truvada) has […]

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Wayhome 2017 is WayCool – July 28–30, 2017

posted Sunday, April 2, 2017

by: in Art, Celebrity, Events, Featured Events, Music, Toronto

The third edition of Wayhome Music and Arts Festival is shaping up with a stellar line up, although topping a three hour set by Neil Young at its inaugural year might still be tough to top! 2015 Other headliners in that first year included Kendrik Lamar and Sam Smith, along with Decemberists, St Vincent, Passion Pit, […]

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“Senses Fail” 15 Year Anniversary Brings Together Unique Lineup of Bands

posted Wednesday, March 29, 2017

by: in Events, Hamilton, Music, Queer, Toronto

Last Friday I attended Senses Fail’s 15 year anniversary tour, which made it’s only Canadian stop at Toronto’s Mod Club. Although I’m relatively new to Senses Fail, I was still very excited to see what might be their most popular album performed in it’s entirety. Supporting Senses Fail were the one and only Counterparts from my […]

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Salah Bachir appointed Chancellor of OCAD University

posted Friday, March 24, 2017

by: in Activism, Art, Charity, Pride, Queer, Toronto

Salah Bachir has been appointed as the Chancellor of OCAD University, effective June 1, 2017. A successful entrepreneur, Bachir began his career in publishing, and is currently president of Cineplex Media. An avid art collector, Bachir’s diverse collection features many works by Canadian artists and as a patron of the arts, he has supported numerous […]

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ALDIA: A World Where Gender Is Meaningless

posted Friday, March 24, 2017

by: in Celebrity, Clubs, Comedy, Drag, Events, Featured Events, Music, New York City, Pride, Queer, Toronto

Wyvern is a kids book by author Kyle McGiverin, featuring illustrations by trans artist Toby Medeiros. The story is as much about a kids journey through the world of Aldia as it is about visibility. I interviewed Kyle about the book and his personal experiences with the trans community. Raymond: How much of your own childhood is […]

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