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With big pop stars letting their queer flags fly, music is basking in the LGBTQ+ rainbow like never before. Artists like Toronto's Witch Prophet are succeeding on their own terms, but the industry needs to realize queerness is more than a trend more

Features

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Samuel Engelking

As Google-affiliated Sidewalk Labs proposes building a high-tech neighbourhood on the waterfront, citizens should demand ownership of data collected in public spaces more

News

A decade after she appeared on the cover of NOW as a member of Crystal Castles, the electro-punk star opens up about going solo, #MeToo and growing up in Toronto more

Features

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Samuel Engelking

Director Maya Gallus’s timely film shows how gifted women are transforming kitchen culture and grappling with its hierarchies and misogyny more

Interviews & Features

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Photos by Samuel Engelking

There's suddenly a lot of attention on U.S. Girls. Toronto’s Meg Remy is ­untangling ­America’s misogynist mess with lush disco grooves. The time is right for her subversive brand of political pop. Read our cover story interview here. more

Features

Poised for stardom, the Toronto soul auteur wants to help other young women achieve their own self-made success more

Features

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Samuel Engelking

What keeps them going? Tenacity, thriftiness and a whole lot of love more

Food & Drink

From cinema and visual art to city politics and education, Black Torontonians are taking the reins as agents of our own change more

Culture

Weeding out the dudes in suits: meet the new crop of players shaking up diversity in Canada’s cannabis industry more

News

Apps claiming to be more socially responsible than scandal-plagued Uber are popping up in Toronto. NOW's Ecoholic columnist asks whether we're being taken for a ride more

Ecoholic

A look back at the people and events that made headlines in Toronto in 2017 more

News

Our picks for the top series of the year, as well as the best in auteur-driven, Canadian and cult offerings more

Interviews & Features

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Samuel Engelking

Proudly feminist, queer-positive and wholly their own, the foursome behind one of 2017's best TV shows riff on their breakthrough year more

Interviews & Features

The making of the making of The Room, starring James and Dave Franco, Tommy Wiseau, Seth Rogen, Greg Sestero, Ari Graynor & others more

Interviews & Features

Nearly five decades after she left Toronto, the trailblazing transgender soul singer ponders a return more

Features

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Samuel Engelking

Harassment, labour violations and staffing shortages – the hospitality industry is in crisis. We asked nine people how to make things better more

Food & Drink

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Samuel Engelking

In anticipation of Nuit Blanche, we asked artists and curators how public art can better reflect the city’s overlapping social, political and historical realities more

Art

The results are in! more

Art & Books

The 20-year-old rapper is impatient, but not exactly rude ahead of his Canadian Music Week gig more

Music

After unloading about death, illness, a breakup and a recent cancer diagnosis in her legendary 2012 stand-up set, Tig Notaro bounces back from tragedy in this revealing, intimate doc more

Movies & TV