Gay Pride Montreal: 5 Things Not To Miss

Gay Pride Montreal (Fierté gai, à la française) unfurls its giant rainbow flag, fabulous (and talented) drag queens, hot hot go-go boys and a whole lot of amour August 10-16. It’s one of our favorite Prides on the continent and combines the je ne sais quoi we love about French-speaking Canada with a friendly and enthusiastic (not to mention well-organized) British/North American vibe. Pride includes a weekContinue reading “Gay Pride Montreal: 5 Things Not To Miss”

Montreal Launches 3rd Annual Queer of the Year Contest

Montreal Tourism and business partners announce the kick-off of their third annual Queer of the Year competition including online voting and in-person competitions among five lucky finalists flown into Montreal during their Pride celebration (August 13-19) to compete for the title of Queer of the Year. For more information, prize info, rule: Visit Tourism Montreal “Queer ofContinue reading “Montreal Launches 3rd Annual Queer of the Year Contest”

Montreal’s Queer of the Year Contest Redux

Check out the very cute video above featuring the contests running in the second annual “Queer of the Year” contest in Montreal. Throughout Montreal Pride Week (August 8 through August 14), the six finalists will compete in a variety of challenges and activities, all of which will be captured on film. Visit their Facebook pageContinue reading “Montreal’s Queer of the Year Contest Redux”

Bump! Gay TV Travel Series Announces Smartphone Apps

The producers of the world’s most watched LGBT travel series unveils a nifty new series of apps for iPhone and Android-powered smartphones. They currently cover 13 gay-friendly cities: Amsterdam, Antwerp, Barcelona, Berlin, Buenos Aires, Miami, Montreal, Mykonos, Paris, Puerto Vallarta, Rio de Janeiro, Sydney, and Tel Aviv. I got to try Antwerp, pictured at left.Continue reading “Bump! Gay TV Travel Series Announces Smartphone Apps”

Black & Blue and “Raide” All Over

Originally published in GPS.OutTraveler.com Black & Blue celebrates its 20th anniversary this October starting today and going through October 12, 2010. Raide means stiff or hard in French. You can translate the double-entendre in the title of this posting however you wish. But you may very well be stiff as a board after a nightContinue reading “Black & Blue and “Raide” All Over”