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Queer Artists You Need to Hear: PRIDE 2021 Part 1

posted Monday, June 21, 2021

by: in Music, Pride, Queer, Trans, Uncategorized

June is international Pride month. It’s also the month that so many queer music artists release music because naturally, it’s one of the few times per year that they may get major notice for their work. While mainstream artists flood the airwaves, LGBTQ music artists are often overlooked, ignored or relegated to, well the month […]

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What’s New in the Church-Wellesley Village?

posted Friday, June 18, 2021

by: in Featured Events

It’s Pride Month in Toronto, and while the annual outdoor festivities won’t be happening again this year, that doesn’t mean there’s no reason to head to The Village anyway as there’s still lots of fun things to see and explore. See below for a list of the latest happenings and developments, and be sure to […]

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Half Brother – a story of deception, deceit, and discovery

posted Tuesday, June 15, 2021

by: in Queer, Streaming Online

Sandra’s mother has been missing for days. Disoriented and without money, she asks Jorge, her distant half brother, for help, but he is going through a difficult situation. After recording a homophobic attack, he is being threatened to not release the images. Director Statement – Eliane Coster Half Brother began its gestation in 2008, when I returned […]

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Under the Lantern Lit Sky – Blanche’s backstory in Streetcar Named Desire, with a gay twist

posted Sunday, June 13, 2021

by: in Film

Under the Lantern Lit Sky is a Southern gothic tale of star-crossed lovers, told in the great tradition of Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire. This is the backstory of one of drama’s most fascinating characters, Blanche DuBois. Taken from a page in Streetcar Named Desire, Blanche’s backstory comes to life in this feature-length narrative […]

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a-Ha: The Movie – documentary on the “Take On Me” band with that animated sketch video from the 80s

posted Sunday, June 13, 2021

by: in Film, Music, Streaming Online

a-ha’s hit Take On Me is still one of the most played songs of the last millennium. This documentary follows the band over a period of four years, sharing the full story of how three young men followed their impossible dream of making it big. When Take On Me reached number 1 on Billboard in […]

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Drive ‘N Queens Summer Series features some of Canada’s fiercest drag queens

posted Thursday, June 10, 2021

by: in Drag, Events, Featured Events, Toronto

Calling all drag fans! Tynomi Banks, the iconic Toronto-based Drag Entertainer and Canada’s Drag Race alum is headlining a new GTA drag concert series to help kick off the summer. The Drive ‘N Queens Summer Series is a monthly, high energy, all-ages drag show that will feature some of Banks’ friends and favourite queens. In addition to Banks, the series […]

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Here TV Unveils LGBTQ+ Slate for Pride Month

posted Tuesday, June 8, 2021

by: in Queer, Streaming Online

Here TV announced their slate of exclusive and original Pride programming for June. The platform will feature seven exclusive scripted and unscripted series and films launching during Pride Month, including the premiere of the first annual Trans-exclusive modeling competition, ‘Slay Model Search’, ‘Food Fetish’ Pride Edition with celebrity chef and restaurateur Susan Feniger, and ‘No […]

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“Equal” – four-part docuseries pays tribute to early LGBTQ+ pioneers, part of Hollywood Suite’s Queer Cinema collection

posted Sunday, June 6, 2021

by: in Queer, Streaming Online, Television

Hollywood Suite is proud to present the Canadian premiere of the four-part HBO Max Original docuseries Equal as the cornerstone of its Pride programming for the month of June. Available exclusively on Hollywood Suite in Canada, Equal will make its debut with episode one “The Birth of the Movement” on Monday, June 7 at 9pm ET. Subsequent episodes will premiere Mondays through June […]

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No Tickets at the Door – a look at how the pandemic affected Toronto musicians, promoters, and venues

posted Thursday, June 3, 2021

by: in Film, Music, Streaming Online, Toronto

No Tickets At The Door examines the importance of music communities in the modern age, and what is at stake if a city is no longer hospitable towards them. One of the hardest hit industries by COVID-19, the live music scene has been delt a devastating blow, leaving our favourite concert venues—and the communities they […]

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Undine – modern interpretation of a titular myth

posted Thursday, June 3, 2021

by: in Film

In UNDINE, Chrstian Petzold reworks the ancient myth of the mysterious water spirit in the modern world. Set in Berlin, UNDINE works as a historian lecturing on Berlin’s urban development. She knows all about the Humboldt Forum, and has a knack for dressing. She is nonchalantly beautiful, and the way she imparts her knowledge about the city that was […]

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