On Sunday, get a big drunch (drunkbrunch, in case this special word is unfamiliar) with your most homotastic pals, grab some plastic cups and pretend you’re drinking apple juice, and find a spot to watch the really, really long parade while acting like you’re not getting sunstroke.Afterward, the partying continues and swarms of your fellow semi-nude LGBTQueers screw up the heteronormative traffic flow en route to promiscuous, debaucherous Pride parties (AKA lunch, bars, and/or the T-dance)., home to a diverse mélange of people who share French as the lingua franca** (with English used by a sizable minority). If you’re invited, don’t forget that beer o’clock is 11 PM (but most bars don’t close until 3 AM).Full-contact strip clubs are nestled between office buildings and shopping centers. The city on the surface is only part of the show – there’s a whole The alternative crowd has a magnetic attraction to Québec’s sin city and its sea of underground culture and cutting edge art. **Some of the resources here are only available in French.
Ok, so you are doing your hair/shining your boots/putting on your Rodeoh Harness under your skinny jeans, and getting ready to go out on the town since you now have a hot list of places to go! = all purpose swear word (if she says this while cringing, she’s not interested) The girls in MTL really are great and have a reputation as being a little more sexually liberal than the rest of Canada (I’m not making this up, I totally read it in Chatelaine when I was at the eye doctor a couple years ago)… Chances are good if you’re considering relocating to Montréal you either A) will only stay until it snows, B) you are aspiring to a career in a call center and you can’t speak French, C) you’re some kind of artist/musician/professional balloon animal maker/circus person, D) or you’re a student. On the less posi side, this means there are constant freshman events: scavenger hunts and face paint and chanting crap at when people nearby might still be sleeping because they stayed till the sun came up. Check out Queer Mc Gill for your smartypants homogay lifestyle. With 40 billion students, some classrooms conveniently located underneath a mall-like food court, a complete lack of greenspace downtown, and really long lines for everything … Oh, but Concordia boasts the Simone de Beauvoir College if you’re into women’s studies.
The 2110 Centre for Gender Advocacy is also associated with Concordia.
They do a lot of advocacy and campaigning for social justice causes and better women’s and trans* health services.
It does cater to the ladies, however, and during Pride many of the big events for the girls will be held here.
There are pool tables and video poker machines and they serve fries from a fancy new kitchen.