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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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“Holding Patterns” – Art in Storage: Twenty Stories

posted Monday, October 15, 2018

by: in Activism, Art, Disability, Events, Featured Events, Gallery, Queer, Toronto

Is art something you frame on the wall, or an experience to remember? In Holding Patterns (1655 Dupont St., various hours, until Oct. 21), art appreciation is found in the unlikeliest of places – a storage facility. Note I said art appreciation, not art storage – who knows how many masterpieces collect dust in those […]

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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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A summit for men wanting to have babies coming to Toronto at The 519

posted Thursday, October 11, 2018

by: in Events, Family, Toronto

Good loving parents are some of my most favourite people, and this new summit coming to Toronto can help gay men achieve that. Men Having Babies is a non-profit, and their board and staff are comprised of gay dads and surrogates. Since 2005 their monthly workshops and the annual NY Men Having Babies seminar provided […]

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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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Let’s Revry and Chill

posted Tuesday, October 9, 2018

by: in Celebrity, Film, Lesbian, Pride, Queer, Television, Trans

Hey, you. Yes, you. Wanna Revry and chill? While it may not have the same ring to it as “Netflix and chill,” Co-Founder, CEO and professional Queerator, Damian Pelliccione is hoping that this will change as his LGBTQ+ streaming service, Revry, gains more traction with viewers. In the next six months, 200 million people in over 100 […]

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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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