Videos uploaded by user “Xtra”
K D lang on her new cd and being butch
See story here: http://bit.ly/12wpCDC kd lang talks about her new cd and being butch
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Tatianna spills the tea on RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 9 and Justin Trudeau
Drag Race alumna Tatianna gets real with Xtra during her Canadian tour. She talks about the difference between being on Season 2 and All Stars 2, as well as her favourite from the current season. For more queer news, go to http://www.dailyxtra.com/
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Willam wants you to suck less and join her in hell | RuPaul's Drag Race
Willam Belli performed at a fundraiser for Fife House in Toronto on Oct 11, 2016. All the proceeds went toward supporting people living with HIV/AIDS. Backstage, she opened up about her new book “Suck Less” and RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars. For more about Fife House and how you can support, visit: http://www.fifehouse.org For more gay news, go to http://www.dailyxtra.com/
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Rufus Wainwright on working with Helena Bohnam Carter
Rufus Wainwright talks about his new CD, Our of the Game, working with Helena Bohnam Carter, and his new daughter. See story here: http://bit.ly/YwPyhC
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Adam Lambert on music, sexuality and working with Lady Gaga
See story here: http://bit.ly/15Comku "Being an out mainstream visible artist in the music industry isn't very common these days, so of course the media is going to sensationalize it and talk about it a lot," he says. "If there's any drawback to that, it's that sometimes that overshadows the fact that I'm a singer and a musician." If he could cover one Lady Gaga song, what would it be? "Speechless." Watch the video to find out why.
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Nate Ruess and fun. talk about gay rights
Fun. talks about their commitment to gay rights and how America has let the queer community down. See the story here: http://bit.ly/RZ5zc9
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Dan Savage on his new book American Savage
Dan Savage is releasing a new book American Savage. He sits down to talk to Xtra about the book... and when he first started ejaculating. See story here: http://bit.ly/16nbGmg
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Scissor Sisters talk about gay royalty of pop music
Xtra caught up with Jake Shears and Del Marquis of Scissor Sisters to talk about being openly gay, the queer music dynasty and taking their clothes off . See story here: http://bit.ly/Qbffo2
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What drew Connor Jessup to Closet Monster's coming out story
Connor Jessup, star of Closet Monster, tells Daily Xtra what attracted him to director Stephen Dunn’s debut feature film, and how he was able to tap into the sometimes dark journey of a teenager struggling with his sexuality.
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Rufus Wainwright and Jorn Weisbrodt fall in love
Jorn Weisbrodt talks to Xtra about how he met and fell in love with Rufus Wainwright. The two are this years gay 'it' couple at the Luminato arts festival. See story here: http://bit.ly/VHPW9S
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Mark Ruffalo on being gay in The Normal Heart
Mark Ruffalo, who starred in The Avengers and The Hulk, is switching gears by starring the screen adaptation of Larry Kramer's The Normal Heart. Kramer's award winning play looks at the early days of the AIDS crisis in New York. See story here: http://bit.ly/PmCTww
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Orange is the New Black star, Taylor Schilling on nude scenes, lesbianism and Laura Prepon
See story here: http://bit.ly/1b993Hd Daily Xtra sat down with Taylor Schilling during TIFF to talk about her role as Piper Kerman in Netflix's smash-hit Orange is the New Black. In this exclusive interview, Schilling talks about her nude scenes, lesbianism, Laura Prepon and what it was like to be directed by Jodie Foster. Schilling was in Toronto promoting the independent feature, Stay.
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Tilda Swinton on I Am Love
See story here: http://bit.ly/16ECRTT Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) programmer Noah Cowan and actor/producer Tilda Swinton sat down in September to chat about Swintons new film, I Am Love.
Views: 54763 Xtra
Vancouver Canucks talk about the "You Can Play" Campaign
Xtra caught up with Ryan Kesler and Henrik Sedin of the Vancouver Canucks to talk about homophobia in sports and the 'You Can Play" Campaign. See story here: http://bit.ly/QbojJw
Views: 35836 Xtra
Queer Dating ep 1: “You’re just a confused, butch lesbian”
That was awkward! YouTube personality Kaitlyn Alexander walks us through some of the challenges of dating as a non-binary person. Queer dating focuses on the real (and often too real) romantic experiences in the queer community. For more queer news, go to http://www.dailyxtra.com/ Social media Twitter: twitter.com/dailyxtra Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dailyxtra/
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The secret life of Madonna’s dancers revealed
Twenty-five years after Madonna’s Blond Ambition World Tour, the film Strike A Pose captures what really went on behind the scenes, and what happened to her dancers when the tour ended. Daily Xtra got an exclusive voguing demo from one of the dancers, who was in town for the film's screening at Hot Docs. You can still catch Strike A Pose on August 17 and 19 at Vancouver Queer Film Festival. For more gay news, go to http://www.dailyxtra.com/
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WorldPride 2014 Opening Ceremonies
WorldPride has officially kicked off with the raising of the rainbow flag at city hall. Stay tuned to Daily Xtra for more coverage of WorldPride. For tips on what to do at WorldPride, be sure to check out our Ultimate Pride Guide. http://dailyxtra.com/toronto/news/ultimate-guide-worldpride
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Degrassi actors on GSAs and LGBTQ issues
Stars of Degrassi talk about the banning of GSAs and the affect that playing queer characters has had on them. See story here: http://bit.ly/WBSCMd
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What does Randy Harrison think about a Queer as Folk reboot?
Randy Harrison was at Pride Toronto's Club Babylon where he spoke with Daily Xtra about the impact of Queer as Folk, a possible reboot and the recent Orlando shooting.
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What does Courtney Act think of Donald Trump supporters and Lucian Piane? | RuPaul's Drag Race
Courtney Act performed at a fundraiser for Fife House on Oct 11, 2016. All the proceeds went toward supporting people living with HIV/AIDS. Backstage, she opened up about attending a Trump rally, Lucian Piane and RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars. For more about Fife House and how you can support, visit: http://www.fifehouse.org For more gay news, go to http://www.dailyxtra.com/
Views: 34757 Xtra
Interview with Adèle Exarchopoulos of Blue is the Warmest Colour
Blue is Warmest Colour star, Adèle Exarchopoulos chats with Daily Xtra about her breakout role and the challenges of sexuality on screen. Watch more: · Interview with director Abdellatif Kechiche on his critics: https://youtu.be/4pxr_JGGHp4 · Interview with Léa Seydoux: https://youtu.be/n6vhRXqEzNA
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Toronto Argos talk about homophobia
The Toronto Argonauts spoke to Xtra about being gay in sports, bullying, and the Grey Cup. See story here: http://bit.ly/Uevb6t
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Lady Bunny coming out story
Lady Bunny, female impersonator, tells her 'coming out' story. It sounds like is wasn't a big surprise for anyone... until it came to the sex part. See story here: http://bit.ly/SOgdFx
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TIFF 2010: Quebec's Xavier Dolan addresses his critics
See story here: http://bit.ly/112jzt1 Success has come quickly for 21-year-old Quebec filmmaker Xavier Dolan. Last year, his debut film I Killed My Mother won three awards at Cannes and was selected as Canada's official entry for Best Foreign Language film at the Oscars. Dolan was at TIFF for the English Canadian premiere of Heartbeats, and we caught up with him to talk about his critics.
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Boy George Full Interview
Due to viewer demand here is the unedited interview Boy George did with Xtra's Raziel. Looks like a Deborah Harry joint project might be in the works! See our story here: http://bit.ly/13eCBwc
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Daniel Radcliffe on hookups and relationships
See more here: http://bit.ly/1g39OQv Actor Daniel Radcliffe talks about hookups in the age of technology at the TIFF press conference for The F Word.
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Prince Poppycock
Xtra's backstage interview with Prince Poppycock. See story here: http://bit.ly/12yVIyp
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What would Pearl do differently on RuPaul's Drag Race?
RuPaul's Drag Race Season 7 contestant Pearl talks about being a fan favourite, her life since the show, her dog and the cast of All Stars Season 2. For more gay news, go to http://www.dailyxtra.com/
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Katya and Jujubee get real about RuPaul’s All Stars Drag Race Season 2
RuPaul’s Drag Race favourites Katya and Jujubee talk about All Stars, self-doubt, hateful comments online and the lack of LGBT community. For more gay news, go to http://www.dailyxtra.com/
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Don't let rare HIV case discourage you from PrEP, says Dr Knox
Dr David Knox recently documented the only known case, to date, of a gay man who got HIV while taking Truvada daily as PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis). The case involves an extremely rare strain of HIV. Daily Xtra met with Knox to ask if this case shows people are wrong to trust Truvada for HIV prevention.
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James Franco on Spring Breakers
Gay-icon James Franco talks about his character Alien in the new Harmony Korine film, Spring Breakers. See story here: http://bit.ly/YdozGp
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Evan Rachel Wood warned about coming out as bi
Evan Rachel Wood welcomed questions from Graeme Coleman about her sexuality at the world premiere of Into the Forest at the Toronto International Film Festival, Sept 12, 2015.
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What do these RuPaul's Drag Race stars think of the US presidential election?
Courtney Act, Alaska Thunderfuck, Bob the Drag Queen and Willam Belli performed at a fundraiser for Fife House on Oct 11, 2016. All the proceeds went toward supporting people living with HIV/AIDS. Backstage, they opened up about their thoughts on the US presidential election happening Nov 8, 2016. For more about Fife House and how you can support, visit: http://www.fifehouse.org For more gay news, go to http://www.dailyxtra.com/
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Cleve Jones on Harvey Milk & AIDS Memorial Quilt
Cleve Jones on how a memorial for Harvey Milk gave him the idea for the AIDS Memorial Quilt. http://bit.ly/Yr1JPu
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Cynn’s genderless style breaks all the rules | Queering Fashion | Xtra
Cynn, who identifies as femme, describes her fashion style as genderless, mixing both masculine and feminine clothing to achieve her look. Cynn thinks everyone should wear what they want and be who they are. “That's why I put on such a brave face and I put on crazy outfits, I wear crazy lipstick, because for people of colour we’ve been told that we’re not allowed to be different from anyone else,” she says. “We’re supposed to all kind of be the same.” Xtra is a Canadian channel for LGBT culture and news. For more LGBT news: http://www.dailyxtra.com/ Find us! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dailyxtra/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/dailyxtra
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Priscilla Queen of the Desert musical: Toronto media preview
See story here: http://bit.ly/18ltKL7 Media got an early taste of the upcoming North American debut of Priscilla Queen of the Desert: The Musical. The show opens on Oct 12 at Toronto's Princess of Wales Theatre, 300 King St W. For tickets and info visit mirvish.com call 416-872-1212 or 1-800-461-3333.
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Olympia Dukakis on gay marriage and Cloudburst
Oscar-winning actor Olympia Dukakis chats with Xtra about her role in Thom Fitzgerald's lesbian film Cloudburst. The film has toured the festival circuit where it picked up the Best of the Fest award in Palm Springs and Best Feature at the Montreal's LGBT festival. See story here: http://bit.ly/RMVnEH
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Soccer Pro David Testo on Coming Out
David Testo talks to Xtra about his decision to come out and homophobia on the soccer field. See story here: http://bit.ly/14WrYyE
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Boy George on sex, drugs and David Bowie
Boy George chats with Xtra about sex, drugs and David Bowie. Read more here: http://bit.ly/13eCBwc
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Hurricane Bianca hits the silver screen
Bianca Del Rio talks drag shows, comedy specials, Trump and the world premiere of her new film Hurricane Bianca on June 3 at Toronto’s Inside Out Film Festival. For more information, visit http://www.insideout.ca For more LGBT news, visit http://www.dailyxtra.com
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Gay rapper Le1f on his music, his sexuality and the haters
With the release of his first EP, openly gay rapper Le1f is taking on a traditionally homophobic music genre without regrets. His infectious song Wut sparked a series of homophobic reactions since it came out in 2012. Watch this interview to find out how he copes with hate and what influences his music.
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Neil Patrick Harris at the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center
Go to http://www.dailyxtra.com for all of your lgbtq news. Glee's Jane Lynch presents the Rand Schrader Distinguished Achievement Award at the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center to How I Met Your Mother star Neil Patrick Harris and his partner David Burtka.
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Benedict Cumberbatch on acting
See story here: http://bit.ly/1hCS9ml Benedict Cumberbatch, star of the Fifth Estate and supporting actor in 12 Years a Slave, talks about finding challenging film roles.
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Does gay voice exist?
Do I Sound Gay?, a new documentary featuring gay celebrities like Dan Savage, Margaret Cho and George Takei, explores the idea that voices can reveal sexuality. This inspired Daily Xtra to hit the streets and see what people think. Is there a gay voice? If so, who has it and what does it sound like? Find story on Daily Xtra here: http://bit.ly/10SCvNE
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A Filipino family’s coming out story
Vancouver filmmaker Joella Cabalu credits a film she saw several years ago on Christian families grappling with their children coming out as part of the inspiration to direct It Runs in the Family. “I began to think about what would that story look like for my own family, for an Asian family, for a Filipino immigrant family.” Daily Xtra caught up with Cabalu and her gay brother Jay to talk about the film, their search for gay relatives, connection and shared understanding in a Catholic society, and the true meaning of family. For more gay news, go to http://www.dailyxtra.com/
Views: 9323 Xtra
John Waters on ‘comic gay terrorism’ and the right to be bad
“Why do we have to be good? I like that we were outlaws,” says 20th century icon John Waters. The incomparable gay filmmaker, speaking at Toronto’s Ryerson Theatre June 22 for Pride, spoke with Daily Xtra’s Elvira Kurt as part of our signature series The Gayest Show Ever.
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Stephin Merritt - Andrew in Drag (Acoustic)
This our exclusive performance footage of Stephin Merritt's "Andrew in Drag". Merritt is best known as the frontman and songwriter of the indie band, The Magnetic Fields. See story here: http://bit.ly/QbkT9v
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Closet Monster director says film inspired by his own life
Stephen Dunn, writer and director of Closet Monster, tells Daily Xtra why his debut feature film is about a teenager struggling with his sexuality in Atlantic Canada. The film won best Canadian feature film at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival.
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Chatting with Marcus Lindeen, director of Regretters
See story here: http://bit.ly/1aYSMnP Regretters is a controversial new gender-bending documentary by Marcus Lindeen that is screening at the Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film and Video Festival. The film profiles two men who had sex-change operations only to realize that being a woman wasn't the answer they were looking for. Xtra.ca sat down with the director to talk about the film and the reaction from the trans community.
Views: 7791 Xtra
The Moth Diaries
The Moth Diaries director, Mary Harron, and stars Lily Cole and Sarah Bolger talk about the film and girl crushes. See story here: http://bit.ly/Qbl30I
Views: 9170 Xtra