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BEAUTIFUL SUMMER #MTLMOMENTS INSTAGRAM PHOTOS

Oh Instagram, what would we do without you? Well… we’d probably survive, but we’d have to go without the 10,000+ #MTLMOMENTS that both tourists and locals have experienced, captured and shared. I think everyone would agree: Montreal, you’re one ridiculously photogenic city. Here is a carefully curated selection of some summer lovin’ moments in Montreal…

MONTREAL COMICCON 2013: George Takei, Kevin Smith, Carrie Fisher and more

Whether you spell it Comic Con, Comic-con or, as we do here in Montreal, Comiccon, if you’re a fan of comic books and Star Trek, Star Wars, Battlestar Galactica, The X-Files and much more, you’ll be circling the fantastical superhero worthy weekend of September 13-15 on your calendar…

Montreal Erotic Art Festival and Fetish Weekend

Coming off the heat of Montreal Gay Pride, the Erotic Arts Festival (August 18-September 2) along with Fetish Weekend (August 28-September 2) is by far the kinkiest, naughtiest, and sexiest week in Montreal…

Divers/Cite’s Mascara: The Greatest Drag Show On Earth

Divers/Cité’s Mascara is the greatest drag show on Earth. With Montreal’s stunning skyline framing the scene, thousands of spectators watched as over 100 drag queens and dancers took to the outdoor stage and LIP-SYNCED FOR THEIR LIVES! Mado was funny (obviously) as the Mistress of Ceremonies, and showed off her divatude with an insane amount of costume changes (more than twenty? Honestly we lost count…) She touchingly dedicated the show to the LGBT community in Russia, who “don’t have it easy” these days. Check out the video for the amazing drag queens of Montreal celebrating music, dance, and wigs. Don’t forget to share it with your most fabulous friends! Follow QUEER MTL on Facebook & Twitter for more fabulosity from Montreal’s LGBT scene.

Do Your Thing in MTL: Behind the Scenes

Do Your Thing in MTL, a video series hosted by Tourisme Montreal’s LGBT network QUEER MTL, that invited top LGBT entertainers to use our city as their stage! We featured singer-songwriter Johnny “Gay Pimp” McGovern, comedian DeAnne Smith, Olympic figure skater Jonny Weir, drag queen Mado Lamotte, and transgender model Carmen Carrera. Watch the video for a special behind the scenes look at production with the stars…

GAY IN MONTREAL’S OLD PORT

With Divers/Cité taking over Quai Jacques Cartier, the Old Port of Montréal will soon be swarming with gays. Well, at least swarming with more gays than usual. Here are some places to check out around Old Montreal…

Do Your Thing in MTL: Transgender Model Carmen Carrera Nearly Naked in the Gay Village

Carmen Carrera is a stunning woman. She’s one of the first contestant from RuPaul’s Drag Race to come out as transgender. It’s hard to believe that she was actually born a he. For “Do Your Thing in MTL” she did a pop up burlesque show under the famous Boules Roses in the heart of Montreal’s Gay Village with local troop Speakeasy Burlesque! The video is about a a confused person, ashamed and afraid to be themselves. But with a little help from some friends, the cloak is torn away and Carmen Carrera is born! She’s confident, sexy, and exactly who she was meant to be…

Things to do during a family weekend in Montreal

With a little bit of planning and a diverse range of activities, taking your family to Montreal will be an unforgettable and affordable trip that will become one for memory lane. Here’s an itinerary of three days packed full of fun and food…