The Case for Montreal as City-State
The Quebec government wants to ban public servants from wearing religious symbols. But for one of the world's most tolerant cities, there’s an unlikely way out.
This Soap Opera Actor Came Out as Gay in the Most Daytime TV Way Possible
Actor Thom Bierdz lets it all hang out in his memoir 'Young, Gay & Restless.'
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Canada Needs to Lose Its Bizarre, Terrible, Regrettable Notwithstanding Clause
The rarely-used constitutional clause allows governments to opt out of court decisions. Many have long argued it was a disaster waiting to happen.
Why This Movie Cast People Who Are Facially Different
Montreal filmmaker Alexandre Franchi explores the world of the facially-different—along with a cast requiring no make-up—in his new film Happy Face.
Canadian Rapper’s Mid-Life Crisis Leads Him to Making a Porno
Josh “Socalled” Dolgin discovers the joys of making an arthouse adult film, “The Housesitter,” which will have its premiere at the Pop Montreal cultural festival.
Inside the Montreal Temple That Worships the Dick
According to the Montreal-based Temple Priapus, God is very phallocentric.
Some on the Radical Queer Left Still Think Gay Marriage Is Bad for the LGBTQ Community
Queer activist and author Ryan Conrad, part of the Against Equality Collective, has some serious misgivings about the politics of getting hitched.
JJ Levine's Powerful, Gender-Busting Photos
Montreal photographer JJ Levine is feted with a retrospective and a new collection of his work
Fancy an Octogenarian?: What It's Like to Be an 82-year-old on Grindr
At 82, Montreal's Chris Wilson divides his time between Grindr, Squirt, and Adam&Adam. He has some good, good times.
Is Canada Run by a Gay Mafia?
What's up with a country run by avowed conservatives who apparently run their private lives by an entirely different set of rules?