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Booker Prize-winning author Alan Hollinghurst is credited with mainstreaming gay fiction in the UK, but his latest book, The Sparsholt Affair, leaves the erotic adventures to the reader's imagination. more

Books

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Samuel Engelking

DJ Blackcat and Mark-Ché Devonish want to give the city’s queer ball culture – and its music – a regular home in the clubs more

Features

Toronto’s queer community is rallying around the Dundas West shop after its door was smashed last night more

News

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Vivek Shraya

Roses are red, violets are blue, this Valentine’s Day let’s celebrate you more

Life

Genderqueer patients aren't often represented in discussions of anorexia and bulimia, but research shows that body image, gender and eating disorders are deeply connected more

Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog

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Samuel Engelking

Many indie event venues have shuttered in recent years, but the founders of the eight-year-old queer community fixture intend to buck the trend more

Art

"The most offensive thing would be for someone to assume I’m a cis man. I want people to see my chest and know I’m not." more

Love Your Body

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Samuel Engelking

Toronto's LGBTQ neighbourhood shut down the streets and threw a giant costume party more

Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog

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Brenden Adam-Zwelling/Shaftesbury

The stars of the queer vampire series talk to NOW about their Creampuff fandom and making the transition from YouTube to big screen more

Interviews & Features

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ALL PHOTOS COURTESY OF NUMERO GROUP

A new compilation has thrust the legendary soul singer back into the spotlight. Are we finally ready to listen and learn? more

Features

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James Dimmock/CBS

The series features the first openly gay characters in the sci-fi franchise's history – finally confirming that the LGBTQ+ community survives into the 23rd century more

Interviews & Features

Three comics take a stand on Pride, Trump and TV binge-watching more

Comedy

Queer racialized youth star in the final Toronto for All campaign, which targets transphobia more

News

There’s nothing like soaking up the sun with a book and it’s even better when whatever you’re reading reflects your queer experience. These recent and upcoming releases will expand your mind while confirming LGBTQ reality more

Books

The inaugural DIY event features a lineup and staff made up entirely of women, genderqueer and trans people more

Music

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Shayna Markowitz / The Bluetrail Creative

How many people do you know work in Toronto’s tech industry and identify as queer? more

News

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Elizabeth Littlejohn

Speeches from Toronto's smart and beautiful vigil for Orlando more

News

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Jonathan Goldsbie

Pride Toronto's new executive director says he'll push Mayor Tory to keep funding Pride regardless of whether QuAIA takes part. more

News