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    Queer Acts boasts entirely local lineup
    By Shannon Webb-Campbell
    Tue, Jul 17, 2012
    By youtube.com (Lester Feder video)
    Mon, Mar 31, 2014
    Ugandan trans woman fled her country to seek shelter
    Tue, Sep 9, 2014
    By Unsolicited Project
    Fri, Aug 2, 2013
    Pride is a time for socializing and meeting all sorts of new people. Adam Reid, who organizes Pride’s Queer Acts festival, wanted to help some of the movers and shakers in Halifax’s art world meet, so he came up with the Queer Acts Confab. “It is really meant to serve the…
    Mon, Jul 7, 2014
    Theatre festival coincides with city's Pride Week
    By Shannon Webb-Campbell
    Tue, Jul 12, 2011
    Tue, Dec 24, 2013
    Annual theatre festival combines music, drama and plenty of laughs
    Thu, Jul 11, 2013
      In 2009, Halifax Pride [1] started Queer Acts, a theatre festival to run during the annual Pride festivities.  Since then, it has grown in leaps and bounds and this year’s crew of actors, playwrights and more are gearing up for another great season.     Down East sat down with Adam Reid, Queer…
    Wed, Jul 17, 2013
    Government challenges court’s decision to quash act
    Fri, Aug 8, 2014
    Rihanna, Hunter Valentine, Diamond Rings and Heart
    By Xtra staff
    Wed, Mar 13, 2013
    Straight white men dominate the Academy Awards
    Thu, Jan 15, 2015
    Halifax Pride is getting ready for this summer’s edition of the annual summer festival, with Once Upon a Pride as the theme. The Pride crew has come up with all kinds of events this year, sticking with popular favourites, including the Dykes vs Divas game, Drag Queen Bingo and Queer Acts,…
    Fri, Jun 20, 2014
    Spoof video advises 'how not to act too gay' when visiting Russia
    Fri, Aug 2, 2013
    Petitioners’ lawyer applauds ruling but warns of pervasive homophobia
    Fri, Aug 1, 2014
    The 10 demands of the Aug 28, 1971 Gay Day Committee. 1) The removal of the nebulous terms "gross indecency" and "indecent act" from the Criminal Code and their replacement by a specific listing of offences, and the equalization of penalties for all remaining homosexual and heterosexual acts; and defining "in…
    By Xtra archives
    Thu, Sep 6, 2001
    The Nova Scotia Rainbow Action Project is gearing up for its annual Community Heroes Gala [1] this weekend and has announced that the AIDS Coalition of Cape Breton will be honoured with the 2013 Turret Stewardship Award at the event. In a press release sent out on Monday, NSRAP stated that through…
    Mon, Oct 28, 2013
    Petitioners say measure violates fundamental rights
    Tue, Mar 11, 2014
    Premieres July 18 at Queer Acts Theatre Festival in Halifax
    By Gwyneth Dunsford
    Mon, Jul 18, 2011
    In 1997, Halifax activist and curator Robin Metcalfe [1] put together an exhibit demonstrating this city's queer history through a collection of posters, ephemera and art. The show was entitled /OUT: Queer Looking, Queer Acting: Lesbian & Gay Vernacular/ and was held at the Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery.…
    Tue, Jan 14, 2014
    Dragonette headlines Toronto queer showcase
    By Xtra staff
    Fri, Mar 16, 2012
    Pride festivities in the HRM may not be for a few months yet, but the people behind the annual event are already starting to put things into play. This Saturday at the North End Memorial Library (2285 Gottingen St), Halifax Pride [1]will be hosting its first community meeting of the…
    Tue, Mar 4, 2014
    One of the events the Summer '99 Project will be re-creating is the We Demand march, which took place on Parliament Hill on Aug 28, 1971. In 1969, Canada amended its Criminal Code to decriminalize homosexual acts, "but instead of that being the end of the struggle for the queer…
    By Rachael Giese
    Thu, Aug 26, 1999