Topic: queeries

Queeries

With his new play, Jordan Tannahill adapts Greta Thunberg's words into a confrontational chorus

Bringing teenage voices to the stage, Is My Microphone On? offers righteous anger — and just enough hope.
Queeries

Animated queer spy comedy Q-Force is a hilarious ode to community that's more than meets the eye

Writer and comedian Matt Rogers knows what you thought about the teaser — but the show itself is actually an inclusive triumph.
Queeries

We Demand: 50 years after our first major rights rally, this is what queer Canadians say we need today

1971's We Demand Rally revolutionized rights for LGBTQ people in Canada. We asked artists and writers what we should be demanding now.
Queeries

The media tainted the story of trans jazz musician Billy Tipton. This film wants to tell his truth

New doc No Ordinary Man offers a necessary dialogue about transmasculinity, centred around the revered musician who was outed after his death.
Queeries

The first piece of queer Mauritian literature ever published is by Montreal's Kama La Mackerel

The bookshelves (and supermarkets) of La Mackerel's home country are now stocked with their poetry collection ZOM-FAM.
Queeries

This year's Vancouver Queer Film Festival centres on 'longing' — something we can all relate to

Western Canada's largest queer arts event runs both in-person and digitally August 12-22.
Queeries

This podcast gives the murders of trans women Cassandra Do and Alloura Wells a necessary spotlight

A new season of Uncover: The Village explores how the tragic deaths of the Toronto women — and how the police failed them.
Queeries

Live comedy is back, and comedians are getting ready to wear pants again

Three of Toronto's funniest LGBTQ performers — Elvira Kurt, Martha Chaves and Tamara Shevon — tell us about preparing to head back up on that stage.
Queeries

The new Gossip Girl is very queer — and very Canadian

While the high society drama is still in full force, the reboot ups the ante in more ways than one... xoxo
Queeries

It's time to remove gendered categories from awards shows

As more actors identify as non-binary and give award-worthy performances, why force them into outdated boxes?
Queeries

This heartbreaking story of the impact of AIDS on Vancouver theatre reminds us to honour our heroes

There are so many moments we need to remember from the onset of the AIDS crisis — and this podcast guides us to one.
Queeries

21 LGBTQ artists bringing IDGAF queer energy into mainstream culture in 2021

From Lil Nas X to Elliot Page to Bowen Yang, there's been an unapologetic and inspiring attitude from queer celebrities this year.
Queeries

What might queerness look like ... in 2099?

A new queer youth cabaret contemplates our futures, and we asked the artists to put that into words.
Queeries

The Quarries: Celebrating the best TV, movies, music and podcasts of social isolation

Columnist Peter Knegt presents a highly subjective consideration of the greatest things he consumed in the past 15 months.
Queeries

Meet the emerging queer artists Buddies is showcasing in this year's Queer Pride Festival

Ajahnis Charley, Janis Mayers and Babe Waters represent the next generation of 2SLGBTQ Canadian excellence.
Queeries

Charli XCX was a lifeline for her LGBTQ fans during quarantine — and this new film documents it

Filmmaking duo Bradley & Pablo captured the fan-inclusive process of the artist’s early pandemic album — made in just six weeks.
Queeries

This American Wife: A live-streaming theatre fantasia that cuts deep into the Real Housewives

Jeremy O. Harris talks about his latest collaboration with the boundary-breaking Fake Friends.
Queeries

Patti Harrison is the hilarious, subversive voice we need right now — and her star is ascending

The comedian opens up about her new film Together Together, maintaining autonomy and her outrageous Twitter ban.
Point of View

We played a game of truth or dare to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Madonna's iconic documentary

CBC Arts columnists Anne T. Donahue and Peter Knegt look back at the wildly influential Truth or Dare on its 30th birthday.
Queeries

This new docuseries is helping trans and non-binary people 'Shine True'

The series shows how much mentorship matters on the journey of gender expression.
Queeries

This new film shows the uniquely complicated journey of one LGBTQ refugee seeking asylum in Canada

Someone Like Me is a nuanced portrait of asylum seekers and their sponsors — set during the whirlwind of a pandemic.
Queeries

Why our histories with gay bars matter — and what their future might look like after the pandemic

Jeremy Atherton Lin's book takes a personal look into the history of an increasingly uncertain institution.
Queeries

When the pandemic sashays away, what is the future of drag — and how are our kings and queens doing?

A candid conversation with 11 performers from Canada's a Drag about surviving the past year and their hopes for the "after times."
Queeries

When Elliot Page was ready for his closeup, he wanted photographer Wynne Neilly behind the lens

Neilly's career investigating queer and trans identity through his art has been building to this moment for a decade.
Point of View

All it took was the end of the world for the Oscars to finally offer their most diverse lineup ever

We're all burnt out from pandemic awards shows, but we should find the will to care about this one.

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