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Bill Features: Canadian Media and Pride Edition

bill features: He's rarely seen himself reflected in a space that prioritizes fit white bodies, or much of any spaces for that matter, according to NOW Magazine. Agents have told him he's funny as hell, but say they can't work with him because there's nowhere to place him in Canadian media. As a self-professed chubby Black gay dude, comedian Brandon Ash-Mohammed has never felt welcome at Pride. So Ash-Mohammed created The Ethnic Rainbow, a monthly stand-up show that launched in February, for these very reasons. If you don't feel welcome by traditional Pride, come chill with us and party in the margins, he says. The bill features exclusively LGBTQ comedians of colour, and for its Pride edition, Ash-Mohammed is providing a space for those who've similarly felt excluded. ( As reported in the news.