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Posts tagged ‘queer’

Liberation or assimilation?

When the Quebec provincial government unveiled its anti-homophobia campaign in March, it received some expected criticism. The series of ads, which run on TV and the web, features images of same-sex couples embracing, followed by questions about comfort levels. Some Quebecers wrote to the government, complaining that they didn’t want their tax dollars going to such projects. The price tag for the five-year campaign is $7.1 million.

Southern Hospitality

Mexico’s celebrated Guadalajara International Film Festival, whose 28th edition wrapped up on Saturday, has announced a special showcase in next year’s festival dedicated exclusively to Québécois cinema.

Queer as Film

I just completed a book all about the groundbreaking 1977 gay and lesbian documentary film, Word Is Out: Stories of Some of Our Lives. The film…