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Canada is set to host the newest drag show featuring ex Drag Race contestants, Call Me Mother. Fronting the program will be stars of US Drag Race Peppermint and Drag Race UK star Crystal.  Hot on the heels of the various international Drag Race spin offs these drag superstars are starting their own show. Joining …

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Canadian soccer player Quinn is the first openly transgender and non-binary Olympic medalist at the Tokyo Olympics. The 25-year-old and their women’s team won the Olympic semifinal round against the US in Tokyo on Monday (August 2). This means Quinn and their teammates will take home at least a silver medal in the sport. However …

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Canadian lawmakers have passed a bill to outlaw harmful LGBT conversion practices. “Conversion therapy” refers to discredited practices of changing or suppressing an individual’s sexual orientation or gender identity, using psychological or spiritual means. The Canadian government’s bill passed its first vote 263 to 63 this week. The legislation will now go to the Senate …

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The network behind Canada’s Drag Race have spoken out to fans after “harassment and hateful comments” to contestants and judge Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman. Jeffrey shut down his Twitter account at the weekend amid a flood of criticism for his critiques on the RuPaul’s Drag Race spinoff’s first season. Contestant Ilona Verley also told her Twitter followers …

Sara Hegazy

Following imprisonment, abuse and torture in Egypt, LGBTIQ+ rights advocate Sara Hegazy sought asylum in Canada. Sadly, she died in her home in Canada Sunday, leaving a note asking her family and friends for forgiveness. In 2017, Sara attended a concert by the Lebanese band Mashrou’ Leila in Cairo. The band’s lead singer Hamed Sinno …

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A Canadian gym owner has penned a blunt open letter replying to requests from gay men to open his gym to them during the COVID-19 pandemic. Ryan Wolman (pictured), who runs Motus Training Studio in Toronto, took to Instagram to write the letter to “gay guys on hookup apps, the muscle bears on Facebook, the …

Justin Trudeau marched with his LGBTI constituents

The Canadian parliament has this week proposed legislation that, if passed, will ban gay conversion therapy in the nation.  Canada’s Justice Minister, David Lametti and Diversity and Youth Minister, Bardish Chagger introduced the Bill C-8 into parliament on Monday. The bill proposes five legislative amendments to the Criminal Code related to conversion therapy. In announcing the bill, …

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Enigmatic gay outlaw Orville Peck, the openly gay but anonymous dude in the fringed cowboy hat, just released sure-fire hit ‘Queen of the Rodeo’. Orville Peck seemingly came out of nowhere last year with his debut album Pony. In fact, the 31-year-old gay cowboy singer says he started work as an entertainer at the age …

Canadian survey

A recent Canadian survey to ascertain how comfortable Canadians felt about LGBT people playing significant roles in their lives showed an overwhelmingly positive result. 91.8 percent of those surveyed responded they would be “comfortable” with a gay, lesbian or bisexual neighbour. Also, 87.6 percent were comfortable with the idea of a transgender neighbour. The Canadian …

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Canada will reduce its blood donation deferral period for men who have sex with men to three months. From June 3, gay and bisexual Canadian men will only need to abstain from having sex with another man for three months – instead of 12 – in order to be eligible to donate blood, Health Minister …

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