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Read our blog, full of fun, interesting stories and events, from Dorothy’s BFF locally and abroad. Information from A-Z. If you'd like to contribute, contact us!

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Everything that's happening in Ottawa. An eclectic, ever-evolving, and constantly updated mix of events! Packed with features and all free! If you would like to add your event please register! 

Movie Reviews

Coming soon, Dorothy's BFF will have a new feature reviewing the movies that hit Ottawa, GLBT and beyond.

Foodie Reviews

Dorothy's other BFF will review restaurants and eateries all over Ottawa, so you'll know where to take that special someone.
Straight Talk About Gay Marriage

Prop 8 is H8. F-bomb the forces of H8 and help fund the fight for equal marriage rights. Get your T-shirt - do good and look good doing it. $5 from each shirt goes to groups working to make sure everybody has the right marry who they love. FCKH8.com

 
Pride, a perspective from Dorothy’s BFF

For only the second time in thirteen years, I missed the pride parade.  Missed the festival and dyke march.  Missed the flag-waving and feeling of community amidst the sequined queens and glittery signs that have heralded the hot season since 1998, or, as I think of it, my summer of coming out.  The first time I missed the festivities, five years ago, I was eight months pregnant and in no mood to battle throngs of jubilant, Molson-swilling revelers in the sweltering heat.

This year, my father-in-law is dying, languishing in home hospice.  How and what is there to celebrate?

 
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