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Pride 2019

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Letters To The Editor

Plus, Dora awards show clarification, Stones disappointment and keeping hate away from Pride in Letters To The Editor this week Read more

Letters To The Editor

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Pabllo Vittar, Bruno Capinan and DJ Jess Lucas are making music and throwing parties as a form of resistance Read more

Features

Pride Parade 2019

Samuel Engelking

Marchers included YouTuber Gigi Gorgeous, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and city councillors. Pop star Carly Rae Jepsen performed on a float Read more

News

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Tanja-Tiziana

The 23rd annual event keeps Pride political with reliably creative signage Read more

News

Trans March 2019

Samuel Engelking

Thousands took to the streets in a show of solidarity and resistance on the first night of Pride weekend Read more

News

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Samuel Engelking

LGBTQ asylum seekers persevere in the face of legal aid cuts in Ontario that are making a tough situation even worse Read more

News

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SAMUEL ENGELKING

After a five-year hiatus, the trailblazing party founded by late artist Will Munro is back for a one-off Pride event with a lineup that spans generations Read more

Features

Pride is a great time to catch underground queer musicians and performers who don’t regularly play in town. Here are the artists you should prioritize this weekend Read more

Features

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Yann Orhan

Montreal’s lunar celebration of global music and inclusive vibes brings South African artist Nakhane to the Pride Main Stage Read more

Features

The Toronto-based actor and author spent years reconciling their queer non-binary identity with the demands of a deeply closeted industry Read more

Books

NOW critics pick the best comedy, art, stage shows and, of course, parties happening during Pride Month Read more

, Culture

Before the doc became a cult classic, director Jennie Livingston and dancer Willi Ninja spoke to us about class, identity and the commercialization of ball culture Read more

Latest News & Features

The dispersion of queer people into a diaspora in the face of gentrification dilutes the ability to organize and ruptures our political power Read more

Latest News & Features

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Photo by Katherine Folger, edited by Marshall Lorenzo

Tricia Black and Tom Hearn were barely even out five years ago; now they're becoming role models for the next generation of LGBTQ funny people Read more

Comedy

The premier has never been comfortable with LGBTQ communities – there’s a clear pattern of bad behaviour and a long record of thinly-veiled homophobia Read more

News

NOW critics pick the best movies and TV shows coming to the streaming platform this month, including Dietland, Milk and other titles celebrating Pride month Read more

Latest News & Features

Big Freedia

Samuel Engelking

After a tumultuous year that saw Pride teeter on the brink of insolvency, organizers have planned a scaled down, more locally focused festival Read more

Music

Green Space Festival

Spencer Xiong

Danny Tenaglia and The Black Madonna headline Green Space Festival's TreeHouse rager at the Ex, while Drag Race stars hold down Barbara Hall Park Read more

Music