Let's just get this out of the way first: Montreal has a better gay scene at least for dudes than Toronto. There, I said it. This isn't some comparison piece where I'm trying to choose a winner or rip on either city. Rather, I just want to talk about some of the hilarious and sometimes annoying differences between what it's like to be a gay dude in Montreal versus Toronto. To give some credence to this whole piece , I've lived my entire "gay life" in Montreal, so since I came out 'til now has been spent in the
Masters thesis, Concordia University. This thesis is an ethnographic study of the newly-established gay male pornography studio Men of Montreal. Through a business research of Men of Montreal, the thesis dissects an online porn business and describes the influence the Internet has had on the gay porn industry as a whole. The three main chapters focus on the three stages of the online gay porn industry: production, distribution and consumption and how all the three stages are deeply affected by the Internet as a medium. In general, the Internet has amalgamated the different production studios into an entertainment network that funnels online distribution into an organization of affiliates, thereby creating a diverse and global scale culture of consumption.