Tag Archives: Montreal

Montreal Paper Unmasks Prominent Neo-Nazi [VIDEO]

The Montreal Gazette reports: One of North America’s most influential neo-Nazis lives in Montreal and is organizing a white supremacist network on the island.  Zeiger” is the pseudonym for the second-most prolific writer on the Daily Stormer, an extreme right-wing news website that attracts upwards of 80,000 unique visitors a month. The site traffics in conspiracy theories, refers to African-Americans ...

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Madonna – La Vie En Rose [VIDEO]

Madonna launched her Rebel Heart world tour in Montreal last night by singing en français for the locals. Yahoo reviews the concert: Pole dancers dressed like nuns, Mike Tyson and nonstop theatrics. Welcome to the church of Madonna. She even performed “Material Girl” for the first time since 1990’s “Blond Ambition” tour. DJ and producer Diplo warmed up the crowd ...

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This Is An Ad For Something

You don’t see many bear acrobats. (Tipped by JMG reader Charles)

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At Montreal Pride 2013

Montreal Pride was this weekend with rainbow flag creator Gilbert Baker as Grand Marshal. The host of this clip is Bugs Burnett, who is sometimes referred to as Montreal’s version of Michael Musto.

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TUESDAY: Montreal Pride To Hold Vigil Outside Russian Consulate

Montreal Pride announces: Montréal Pride will hold a peaceful candlelight vigil to denounce the Russian law against “gay propaganda” and to sensitize the public about the deteriorating LGBT human rights situation in Russia. The vigil will be held on Tuesday, August 13 from 8:30 to 9:30 pm in front of the Russian consulate, located at 3655 de la Musée in ...

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Gay Americans Promote Montreal Tourism

Tourisme Montreal has enlisted a number of well-known gay Americans to promote LGBT tourism. From yesterday’s Montreal Gazette: A parade of American celebrities and local vedettes filmed a video series of performances and interviews in Montreal this summer to help promote the city to gay travelers, in Tourisme Montreal’s new Do Your Thing In MTL video series. Olympic figure skater ...

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Montreal Mayor Busted For Fraud

The interim mayor of Montreal, Michael Applebaum, was arrested today and charged with multiple counts of fraud and conspiracy. Quebec police said the charges involve at least two Montreal real estate transactions from 2006 to 2011 and hundreds of thousands of dollars traded hands. “These allegations rest essentially on obtaining permission and political support on two real estate projects,” said ...

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MONTREAL: Catholic Deacon Busted For Child Porn Production & Distribution

A deacon with the Archdiocese of Montreal has been arrested on multiple charges related to child pornography. A prominent West Island deacon who used to speak publicly about sexual crimes has been charged with the production and distribution of child pornography following a police investigation. William Kokesch, a 65-year-old deacon of St. Edmund of Canterbury Parish in Beaconsfield, was arrested ...

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Human Poutine

A stunt from Montreal’s Queer Of The Year contest.

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At Montreal Pride 2012

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QUEBEC: Province Launches First-Ever Registry Of Homophobic Acts

In what is being touted as a world-first, the province of Quebec has launched an official registry to track acts of homophobia. With funding from the Quebec Justice Department, the campaign is being administered by Montreal’s gay helpline, Gai Écoute. Gai Écoute’s anonymous and confidential Registre des actes homophobes will document complaints ranging from name-calling in schools to psychological harassment ...

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Seen At Montreal Pride

JMG reader Earl reports that Crazy Eyes was the only American to be included in a shaming of homophobes at Montreal’s pride parade.

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Win A Trip To Montreal Pride

Tourisme Montreal and Montreal Pride are teaming up for a “Queer Of The Year” contest in which five semi-finalists will win trips to this year’s gay pride week. Whether you’re a do-gooder, a diva, the average guy next door, a girl just out of the closet or anywhere in between, from now through May 30, Montreal wants you to visit ...

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La Grande Danse @ Divers/Cite

Montreal’s Divers/Cite climaxed yesterday with an all day street party called La Grande Danse, which was headlined by the red-hot Freemasons. This clip was shot quite early in the day while opener DJ Danny Verde was spinning and before it got super-packed. I’m told about attendance at the party peaked at around 40,000.

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Morning View – Montreal Detritus

Club flyers, bar rags, Divers/Cite guides, etc etc. Embiggen for a closer look. In the upper left is my VIQ pass, which Divers/Cite co-founder Suzanne Girard told me stood for Very Important Queer, Queen, or Quebecois, my choice.

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RECAP: Montreal Day 4

Saturday began with a trip to the “24-hour hipster joint and poutine mecca,” La Banquise, where my able homo-guide ordered us the traditional version of Montreal’s specialty seen several posts below this one. From there we went to Parc Lafontaine in the Le Plateau-Mont Royal borough, where we lounged on the grass and scarfed our fries and curds. Lafontaine seems ...

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Afternoon View – Real Poutine

This is for the purists who dissed yesterday’s poutine post.

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Evening View – Poutine!

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RECAP: Montreal Day 3

Yesterday my able homo-guide started our excursion at the famous St. Viateur Bagels in Montreal’s hipster-heavy Mile End, home to many of the city’s artists, musicians, and writers. Think Billyburg, but with slightly fewer sleeve tattoos. The bagels aren’t very New York-y, more like unsalted warm pretzels, therefore I liked them. After bagels, Daniel rented me an orange electric scooter ...

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Daily Ungrumble

I think my favorite moment last night came when a hot little Quebecois whispered to me in passing, “Wahhtch out fah Pahno Peet, Joe!” Cracked me up.

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