HEAR YE, HEAR YE! Ladies and gentlemen, and children of all ages! Today, we have for you the most incredible, the most astonishing, the most breathtaking, and the most amusing sight you have seen all day! Moore’s Musee, in association with Torontoist, is proud to present the world’s greatest novelty sensation of 1894! On today’s bill of 12, count ‘em, 12 sterling speciality stars, you won’t believe your eyes when you set them on Professor Harry Welton’s collection of charismatic, pugilistic, death-defying felines!
Each month, Sex-ist looks at topics relating to sex and sexuality in and around the GTA
We have a pretty cut-and-dried relationship with our bodies. If you break your leg, you would see a doctor. If you can’t get an erection, that same doctor might give you a little blue pill. But what if the problem doesn’t stop there? What if those little blue pills cause you some angst or anxiety? What if they make your partner feel sad or uncomfortable? You might want to call up your friendly neighbourhood sex therapist.
Joan Marsman is such a therapist. She’s been practicing family and marriage counselling for thirty years, and at 55, she’s utterly comfortable working with clients on topics as diverse as BDSM, pain during intercourse, and sexually transmitted infections. She handles the emotional element of sexual problems, working towards “tools and strategies” to help people get the most pleasure out of their sex lives. A typical round of treatment for a couple might take eight to twenty bi-weekly sessions, and Marsman also sees an equal number of single men and women. Keep reading: Sex-ist: Sex Therapy 101
Toronto’s extensive work on the silver screen reveals that, while we have the chameleonic ability to look like anywhere from New York City to Moscow, the disguise doesn’t always hold up to scrutiny. Reel Toronto revels in digging up and displaying the films that attempt to mask, hide, or—in rare cases—proudly display our city.
We're sweating, and it's not the because of athletic exertion. Today's headlines: changes before the Parapan Am Games, a Black Lives Matter Toronto protest shuts down part of Allen Road, and the Supreme Court gets another Conservative-appointed judge.