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I wrote this piece shortly after we were told our father may not survive the night after a complication with his surgery. While we still do not know what the future may bring, we cheer him on every day while …

It’s 1979…

It’s 1979. It’s three years before the Toronto bathhouse raids will galvanize our community. Ten years after the Stonewall riots. Three years before the AIDS epidemic will begin. Six years since homosexuality has been removed from the DSM. Twenty-six years …

A Queer Art Canon: Heath V. Salazar and Lucas Silveira of The Cliks

Let’s make a canon! And let’s fill it with queer art, or queer-ish art, or art that has no idea how queer it is. Queer art is often secret art: black-market, whispered-about, read-between-the-lines art. And since secret art can be hard to find, let’s shine a light on a few of our favourite things so all our friends can see them.

A Queer Art Canon: Kelly McCormack and Orlando (and The Little Mermaid and The Left Hand of Darkness)

Let’s make a canon! And let’s fill it with queer art, or queer-ish art, or art that has no idea how queer it is. Queer art is often secret art: black-market, whispered-about, read-between-the-lines art. And since secret art can be …