Sexy. Stunning. Proud. Canadian dance-pop singer Mia Martina has all the bases covered. The New Brunswick-born singer’s debut album, Devotion, was nominated for Dance Recording of the Year at the 2012 Juno Awards, and now she’s bringing the beats to Toronto Pride.
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For many musicians, alter egos can be a mode of self-expression or even a necessity, as is the case of Guelph, Ontario-born singer Reg Vermue. For the past couple years the indie-rock artist, known primarily by his fans as Gentleman Reg, has been exploring a new identity, donning a dress and heels as Regina the Gentlelady, Vermue’s drag persona.
SOUND OFF: When hundreds of LGBT students and their friends party together at the 18th annual Pride Prom this month, it’s not just a rite of passage for young adults, it’s a celebration of a queerer, more just future. To get an inside look, we talked to Clare Nobbs of Supporting Our Youth (SOY), the organization that co-presents Pride Prom along with the Triangle Program, Canada’s only queer classroom.
VIEW FINDER: For the Carrie Bradshaw in all of us, the Christian Louboutin retrospective celebrates two decades of the iconic French shoe designer who pushed the boundaries—and the prices—of high fashion shoes.