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Saxophonist, Grace Kelly | Facebook Live, March 18 at 3:00PM EDT (7 pm Irish Time)

Saxophonist, Grace Kelly | Facebook Live, March 18 at 3:00PM EDT (7 pm Irish Time)

Saxophonist, Grace Kelly, Welcomes Fans to the Studio for a Recording Session, to be Broadcast on Facebook Live on Sunday, March 18, at 3:00PM EDT The Facebook Live Event Marks the First in a Series of Releases from Kelly in 2018; Full Studio Album Forthcoming Saxophonist, vocalist, and composer, Grace Kelly, has been building a steadily-growing audience […]

Toronto: Bruce McArthur In Court Over Disappearances Of Gay Men

Toronto: Bruce McArthur In Court Over Disappearances Of Gay Men

Residents of The Gay Village in Toronto had been urging police to investigate the disappearances of two gay men last year, and finally charges have been brought against 66 year-old landscaper, Bruce Mc Arthur. He has been charged with two counts of first degree murder, although police have not yet found the bodies of the […]

Canada: LGBT Chechens Rescued and Granted Asylum

Canada: LGBT Chechens Rescued and Granted Asylum

More than two dozen gay and bisexual Chechen men and women have been granted asylum in Canada after being rescued from persecution in their country through a network of safehouses, the group that coordinated the operation said on Friday, according to the Thomson Reuters Foundation. Twenty-two of the 31 men and women who were granted […]

Canada: Catholic Schools Withdraw Play About Cross-dressing Boy

Canada: Catholic Schools Withdraw Play About Cross-dressing Boy

Several Catholic schools in Ontario in Canada have canceled performances of a children’s play about a boy who cross-dresses, drawing accusations of transphobia in the liberal province. Performances of the play that explores gender identity were suddenly called off by six elementary schools – five of them with Catholic affiliations – over the last week […]

Canada: Activists Urge Emergency Visas For Chechen LGBT

Canada: Activists Urge Emergency Visas For Chechen LGBT

(Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Canada should open its doors to LGBT people from Chechnya where dozens of men have been reported to be imprisoned and tortured because they are believed to be gay, a Canadian advocacy group says. The call for emergency visas came from Rainbow Railroad, which said it was working with a Russian […]

Canada: Bisexuals Report Twice The Rate Of Depression As Gays And Lesbians

Canada: Bisexuals Report Twice The Rate Of Depression As Gays And Lesbians

Gay, lesbian and bisexual Canadians experience more mood and anxiety disorders than other Canadians, and they are more likely to turn to heavy drinking. In a new study that provides the first information of its kind for Canada, researchers also found that Canadians who identified as bisexual reported the highest rates of mood and anxiety […]

Canada: Prime Minister Trudeau To Walk In Pride March

Canada: Prime Minister Trudeau To Walk In Pride March

Canada’s young and popular Prime Minister, Justin Trudea, is planning to walk in Canada’s Pride Parade this year, being the first Prime Minister to do so. He plans to walk beside the first openly-gay Premier, Kathleen Wynne, and says he is very much looking forward to being there again, this time as Prime Minister. Trudeau […]