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    DIRTY DISCO :: Could This Be The Last Dance?

    DIRTY DISCO ::  This very well may be the last dance for one of Pride Toronto’s most famous stages the Bud Light Dirty Disco South Stage. This stage is a...

    • June 30, 2016
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    SPIRITUALITY :: In Conversation With Rev. Dr. Brent Hawkes

    Earlier this month, Reverend Dr. Brent Hawkes pleaded not-guilty to decades-old sex-crime allegations. None of the allegations have been proven in court; Hawkes trial is set to begin November...

    • April 28, 2016
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    POP CULTURE :: The Prince Who Was King

    THE PRINCE WHO WAS KING :: Purple Rain was released in 1984, one of the most provocative movies of its time. I remember, as a pre-teen, a teacher put the film on...

    • April 26, 2016
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    ALEXANDER MCQUEEN :: The Must-Know List

      MCQUEEN MUSTS :: There’s no end for our admiration for the late great queer fashion designer Alexander McQueen (last year’s biography on McQueen, Blood Beneath The Skin is...

    • April 21, 2016
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    EMPOWERMENT :: Unfu*king Myself

    FU*K THAT :: When I saw a post by GGN publisher Shaun Proulx on his #ThoughtRevolution Facebook page which read, “Unfu*ck Yourself. Be who you were before all that stuff...

    • April 21, 2016
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    MYRTLE BEACH :: Southern Charm At Par


    • April 11, 2016
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    WIN :: Tickets For The CNE!

        CONTEST ::  It’s that time of year again, time for The Canadian National Exhibition! TheGayGuideNetwork wants to send you and a friend to the CNE, on from August 19-September...

    • April 11, 2016
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    EMPOWERMENT :: Judy Dlugacz – Building An Empire From Nothing

    EMPOWERMENT :: Judy Dlugacz is living proof that success – tycoon size – can be created from scratch. By creating her own lane, listening to her inner-genius, and daring to...

    • April 7, 2016
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    BREAKING :: Kesha will headline One Magical Weekend, it has just been announced! It’s still not too late to enter to join us next month at Disney World in...

    • April 4, 2016
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    SELF CARE :: I Have a Mental Illness

    MENTAL ILLNESS :: I have been diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder a.k.a. GAD, chronic anxiety and most recently depression. Depression? Me? I thought only those who couldn’t get out...

    • January 27, 2016
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    EMPOWERMENT :: Thank Goodness For Optimism

    THE POWER OF OPTIMISM :: One year ago I was in the emergency room sitting quietly beside death. It was hard to tell who was who as the only real difference was...

    • January 27, 2016
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    EMPOWERMENT :: Throw Yourself Into The Universe

    THROW YOURSELF INTO THE UNIVERSE :: It’s been a week since I’ve been home in Toronto. I rise to the city’s winter chill streaming through the cracked window, swirling at...

    • January 25, 2016
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    GAY PARENTING :: (Insert Question Mark Here)

    GAY PARENTING :: Being a gay dad is not as extraordinary as people may think. I have three children and having them is the extraordinary thing. They are intrinsically linked...

    • January 14, 2016
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    Fierté Montréal Pride :: Why It Is Better Than Most

    MONTREAL :: Fierté Montréal holds a special space in my heart – we have celebrated most of my husband’s birthdays over the last decade there, and it is run...

    • August 24, 2016
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    INTERVIEW :: Buffy Sainte Marie

    In 1964, a woman released a song called, “It’s My Way.” The song was her debut. It was an ode to taking the road less traveled, the one to...

    • August 18, 2016
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    INTERVIEW :: Suzanne Somers

    If you’ve ever wanted to see a six foot four man doing cartwheels (who doesn’t?), you should have been in our office when it was confirmed that actress, entertainer, author,...

    • August 11, 2016
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    SOCIETY :: Black Lives Matter – Toronto Pride 2016

    SOCIETY :: Black Lives Matter - It was Pride Sunday in Toronto:  July 3, 2016. The sun was beating down on hundreds of thousands of people as the largest, most...

    • August 4, 2016
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    SEXY SWAG :: Win Tickets to the CNE

    CONTEST ::  It’s that time of year again, time for The Canadian National Exhibition! TheGayGuideNetwork wants to send you and a friend to the CNE, on from August 19-September 5th....

    • August 4, 2016
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    CELEBRATING OUR LIVES :: It’s wonderful that Pride celebrations continue to find new roots in communities everywhere, like Truro, Nova Scotia, which just saw their very first Pride Parade...

    • July 21, 2016
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