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Review – “OUT on Stage” Season 1

posted Tuesday, January 22, 2019

by: in Disability, Film, Queer, Television

Comedy often comes from a source of pain. If you cannot laugh about it, then most likely you’ll cry – and who says you can’t do both? Throughout OUT on Stage’s first season, we see first-hand how the difficult experiences of being LGBTQ can provide comedy fodder. It’s extremely difficult to review stand-up comedy, as a […]

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Sweet Marie: In Studio With Erin Costelo (Review)

posted Sunday, December 23, 2018

by: in Disability

Documentaries can be curated experiences, and there is not necessarily anything wrong with that. Sweet Marie: In Studio With Erin Costelo is a documentary that offers a brief glimpse into songstress Erin Costelo’s artistic process as she attempts to churn out a record in only 10 days. See below for a Q&A with writer Erin, […]

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2018 Mini-Trend: Films about LGBT Conversion “Therapies”

posted Monday, December 3, 2018

by: in Disability

Sometimes when studying popular culture, one cannot help but notice certain trends or patterns arising. For example, we are in yet another “Year of the Superhero.” We may have escaped from the zombie plagues made popular by George Romero (RIP) and Brad Pitt – or maybe not, if The Walking Dead and Fear the Walking […]

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Review of Toronto’s Hot Docs Podcast Festival – Nov 1 to 5, 2018

posted Wednesday, November 28, 2018

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

The third annual Hot Docs Podcast Festival took place in Toronto, November 1 to 5, 2018, and featured over 10 chart-topping live podcasts, and introduced a new two-day Creators Forum for podcast pros. As a deaf individual, my experiences with podcasts are unique, and with the generous support of Bloor St.’s Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, I […]

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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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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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