50 years. 50 queers.

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John Paul Kane / Fay Slift

Posted by on May 6, 2014

Name: John Paul Kane / Fay Slift DOB: October 5, 1970 Occupation: Elementary School Drama & Music Teacher Favourite Book: J.D. Salinger, ‘Catcher in the...

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About Queer 50

John Paul Kane / Fay Slift

Posted by on May 6, 2014

Name: John Paul Kane / Fay Slift DOB: October 5, 1970 Occupation: Elementary School Drama & Music Teacher Favourite Book: J.D. Salinger, ‘Catcher in the...

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About Queer 50

John Paul Kane / Fay Slift

Posted by on May 6, 2014

Name: John Paul Kane / Fay Slift DOB: October 5, 1970 Occupation: Elementary School Drama & Music Teacher Favourite Book: J.D. Salinger, ‘Catcher in the...

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About Queer 50

John Paul Kane / Fay Slift

Posted by on May 6, 2014

Name: John Paul Kane / Fay Slift DOB: October 5, 1970 Occupation: Elementary School Drama & Music Teacher Favourite Book: J.D. Salinger, ‘Catcher in the...

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Scott Thompson

Scott Thompson

Mar 26, 2013

Name: Scott Thompson DOB: June 12th 1959 Occupation: Actor/Comedian/Writer Favourite Book: Huckleberry Finn Favourite Movie: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes Favourite Music: Al Green Favourite Person At/Over 50: David Bowie One Word About 50: Acceptance For most people, turning 50 is a defining milestone in their lives. It’s a time to evaluate your priorities and...

Sky Gilbert

Sky Gilbert

Mar 20, 2013

Name: Sky Gilbert DOB: Dec 20,1952 Occupation: Writer Favourite Book: Excellent Women Favourite Movie: Ken Park Favourite Music: Donizetti Favourite Person At/Over 50: Paul Bettis One Word About 50: Ph.D. Pushing buttons and boundaries has never been a problem for Sky Gilbert. The playwright, author and professor came to prominence as the co-founder and artistic...

Patricia Wilson

Patricia Wilson

Mar 12, 2013

Name: Patricia Wilson DOB: July 5, 1954…the day Elvis recorded his first rock and roll record and they say rock and roll was born! Occupation: Musician/guitar player/co founder of the rock band Crackpuppy/ assistant bar manager/ bartender at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre for 20 years. Favourite Book: Whatever book I am reading…usually biographies;...

Nancy Irwin (aka) Naughty Nancy

Nancy Irwin (aka) Naughty Nancy

Mar 5, 2013

Name: Nancy Irwin DOB: 1960 (Gemini) Occupation: Writer/gardener Favourite Book: Any atlas or book of maps Favourite Movie: Walt Disney’s Fantasia Favourite Music: Piss Factory by Patti Smith Favourite Person At/Over 50: my very queer BF! One Word About 50: Pleasure! “My advice to everybody turning 50 is to have a wicked, rockin’ party.” So says...

Samantha Brennan

Samantha Brennan

Feb 16, 2013

Name: Samantha Brennan DOB: August 31, 1964 Occupation: Professor Favourite Book: Offences Against One’s Self by Jeremy Bentham Favourite Movie: Triplets of Belleville Favourite Music: Junip Favourite Person At/Over 50: kd lang One Word About 50: Fun Most people don’t look at the approach of 50 as the time to leap headfirst into fitness and martial arts....

Richard Ryder

Richard Ryder

Feb 5, 2013

Name: Richard Ryder DOB: April 6, 1966 Occupation: Stand-up comic, TV/Radio Host, Glitter Pig Favourite Book: The Unlikely Ones by Mary Brown Favourite Movie: Auntie Mame with Rosalind Russell Favourite Music: Anything sung by Alison Moyet Favourite Person over 50: Joan Rivers One word about 50: Inevitable Richard Ryder is funny—very funny. And he applies his...

Paddy Aldridge

Paddy Aldridge

Feb 1, 2013

Name: Patricia Ann Aldridge aka Paddy Aldridge DOB: May 23, 1955 Occupation: Owner/Operator Take A Walk On The Wildside Toronto Favourite Book: Ma, He Sold Me For A Few Cigarettes by Martha Long Favourite Movie: Blade Runner – Directors Cut Favourite Music: All Karaoke Music Favourite Person At/Over 50: Florence Kingston One Word About 50: Achievement Paddy...

Scott Dagostino

Scott Dagostino

Jan 29, 2013

Name: Scott Dagostino DOB: July 31, 1971 Occupation: writer/editor/bookshop manager Favourite Book: Tales of the City by Armistead Maupin Favourite Movie: The Royal Tenenbaums Favourite Music: Pet Shop Boys Favourite Person At/Over 50: Ian McKellen One Word About 50: Daunting Scott Dagostino is in a good place in his life these days. The popular Toronto writer...