Pop Goes The News — A stage musical about an Ontario teen’s fight to bring his boyfriend to prom will premiere in October at Montreal’s Segal Centre for Performing Arts.

Prom Queen: The Musical will be part of the Segal Centre’s 2016-17 season line-up which is set to be unveiled on March 29 (UPDATE: Date has changed to April 27).

Pop Goes The News — Groundbreaking actress Laverne Cox is dating a Canadian man, according to a report.

The Orange is the New Black star and Vancouver native Jono Freedrix got tongues wagging last Saturday when they were seen getting cozy at the Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Pop Goes The News — An ambitious miniseries chronicling the history of the gay rights movement in America will be made in Canada this spring.

When We Rise was scripted by Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black and will be directed by Gus Van Sant. The pair collaborated on 2008’s acclaimed biographical film Milk.

Pop Goes The News — Canadian actor Jacob Tremblay’s performance in Room has earned the 9-year-old a 2016 Dorian Awards nomination.

Canada’s Emma Donoghue, who wrote Room, is also among the nominations announced Tuesday by the Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA).

Pop Goes The News — Canadian lawyer Brad Parr made  history last week when he smooched his boyfriend for the Kiss Cam at an L.A. Kings game.

The crowd inside the Staples Center cheered when Parr and Andy Evans kissed while being shown on the big screen.

Pop Goes The News — A movie scheduled to begin production in B.C. on Nov. 9 is being criticized as insensitive to transgender people.

Tomboy: A Revenger’s Tale, directed by Water Hill (Bullet to the Head), is about an assassin seeking revenge on the rogue surgeon who turned him into a woman.