Buddies In Bad Times Theatre

The theatre has replaced a planned 40th-anniversary event with a public forum after cofounder Sky Gilbert published a poem criticizing author Vivek Shraya more



Samuel Engelking

The trans singer, comic, club owner and sex work activist's résumé is way more interesting than yours – and it's all in her new memoir more


The largest LGBTQ literary festival in the world takes over Glad Day Bookshop from November 9 to 11 more



Evie Snax

Nine short films flipped the script on mainstream porn at the Toronto Queer Film Festival screening. more

Love and Sex


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This year's fest is light on queer content, but we dug into the program to round up key titles plus films with prominent queer directors, writers and actors more

Interviews & Features

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Zachary Ayotte

Vivek Shraya's fifth book offers a trans perspective on the #MeToo movement more



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Wynonna Earp and Killjoys – both returning for new seasons this week – feature gay characters who simply inhabit the same worlds as everybody else more

Interviews & Features

The community-based arts event takes over venues across Toronto's west end from July 19-29 more


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Samuel Engelking

The 10-day grassroots event is more than just an alternative to Pride Toronto more


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Samuel Engelking

Culture critic and LGBTQ activist Anthony Oliveira forages through cinematic trash at the Revue Cinema more

Interviews & Features


Leila Penteado

During a fraught time in the country's history, trans soul singer Liniker Barros and her band the Caramelows are empowering a generation of queer Brazilians. more


Metropolitan Community Church Toronto's new pastor Jeff Rock has taken over leading the its Pride service, Church on Church Street, from Brent Hawkes. more


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Samuel Engelking

At the tail end of the thousands-strong event, organizers created a quieter atmosphere to commemorate the loss of queer and trans lives more

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Notable Torontonians marches in Pride's 22nd annual Dyke March including city councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam, activist Farrah Khan, musician Charlotte Day Wilson and comic Elvira Kurt. more



Samuel Engelking

Kehlani headlined Toronto Pride at Yonge-Dundas Square, and the Oakland-based R&B/pop singer/songwriter's set mixed relatability and pop-star proficiency more

Concert reviews

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Samuel Engelking

At Pride Toronto's annual rally for transgender and non-binary folks, marchers called out police failure to take cases of missing and murdered trans people seriously. more

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Maxhole Edison

Bricks and Glitter will showcase young queer, trans and two-spirit artists, musicians and performers in venues across the city's west end more


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



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The showcase for Black queer and trans talent continues to grow more


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APTN show about an Indigenous entrepreneur and drag queen in macho Fort McMurray deftly touches on difficult themes more