Forbidden Love: The Unashamed Stories of Lesbian Lives

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    If you love pulp fiction …. especially the lesbian kind …. then you’ll want to see this documentary full of titillating tales of taboo lovers. that has been digitally remistressed In the 1950s, a wave of lesbian pulp literature emerged, exploring a then taboo subject in vivid, sensationalistic detail. While these writers often … Continue reading

Queerguru’s Ris Fatah reviews WILDHOOD a beautiful ‘two-spirit’ coming of age story

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  Wildhood is a beautiful queer coming of age story set within Canada’s first nation Mi’kmaq people, a community over 14,000 years old, based in rural Nova Scotia. The road movie introduces us to Link, (Phillip Lewitski), a Two-Spirit, half Mi’kmaq teenager, and his younger half-brother Travis (Avery Winters-Anthony). The term Two-Spirit loosely refers to … Continue reading

The Fruit Machine : how Canada persecuted the LGBT community in the past

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  For those of us in the LGBTQ community in the  US who have recently been looking North enviously at the positive and refreshing liberating leadership of Prime Minister Trudeau may be shocked to discover that there is also long history of oppression that the Canadian authorities rigidly imposed on anyone suspected of being gay.  … Continue reading

The hit TV series ‘Canada’s a Drag’ is back with some more wonderfully diverse performers

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  Those Canadians are lucky on so many accounts besides having a heartthrob leader. Their TV stations don’t have a version of the ubiquitous Drag Race which alone is enough to make us want to emigrate.  Instead they have a delightful homegrown series “Canada’s A Drag’ which has a dedicated space for all their remarkable … Continue reading

Canada’s dark past persecuting the LGBT community

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  In the  1950’s and 1960’s the Royal Canadian Mounted Police created a vicious campaign to root out all gay men and women from their ranks and also  from the military and cvil service.  Faced with the reality of a lack of resources to conduct blanket surveillance on all suspects, they invented that device that … Continue reading

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