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Samuel Engelking

Seventh annual event to screen documentaries on transgender people in the U.S. military, three violent years in Baltimore and the aftermath of a hate crime more

Film Fests & Special Screenings


Michelle da Silva

A discussion on intergenerational issues in the queer theatre scene replaced a reading of Sky Gilbert's work after the LGBTQ playwright published a controversial poem addressed to trans artist and author Vivek Shraya. more



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


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Zachary Ayotte

Vivek Shraya's fifth book offers a trans perspective on the #MeToo movement 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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Courtesy of FX

After a one-note pilot, this chronicle of New York ball culture in the 80s gathers weight and prioritizes knowing LGBTQ viewers more


Canadian writer/director Eisha Marjara's charming dramedy goes beyond the physical transition narrative more


Evangelia Kranioti's homage to Brazilian trans icon Luana Muniz is a dreamy acid-trip through Rio's queer nightlife more


"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

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


We’ve heard a great deal lately from U of T professor Jordan Peterson that non-binary gender pronouns are kooky, but in what kind of society does the sentiment “You can’t make me” constitute a compelling argument? more




Who doesn’t like the idea of making Toronto a place where musicians and music-related businesses can thrive? But so far, Music City seems more like a nice idea supported by city council than a reality. more

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Doc about trans people living with Asperger's goes beyond gender issues more


Two transgender men, who attended Rosedale’s Branksome Hall, are on the cover of The Read more

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