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At 35, Tegan and Sara Quin are only just experiencing their first The duo from Calgary, Canada, have been making albums for 17 years now. They've just been reading Ocean's long, thoughtful post on Tumblr . Their new song BWU is about how Sara doesn't feel that marriage to her girlfriend of five. In , CBC's annual battle of the books, CANADA READS, crowned its 17th Notable Canadians, from Stephen Lewis to Jay Baruchel to Sara Quin, have CBC today announced broadcast and streaming premiere dates for its winter Last week, Sara Quin appeared on the CBC's Canada Reads, a televised program in which panelists present a book they feel is the most.
Both are openly gay   and live and travel between Vancouver and Los Angeles. They are both advocates for LGBT equality as well as music education, literacy, and cancer research.
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Both were photographed holding a sign that read "The rights of the minority should never be subject to the whim of the majority. They spoke out on behalf of Against Me!
The "Animals" T-shirt features Tegan and Sara, a turtle, fox, koala, penguin, and a dragonfly all labeled with their Latin names. The text at the bottom reads "Gay behaviour is found in over species. Covers and a portion of ticket prices from The Con's tenth anniversary tour went to the Tegan and Sara Foundation.
At the end of The Con 10th anniversary tour in they stated they plan to take two years off from touring to focus on The Tegan and Sara Foundation and to make a new record. The sisters are known to do a lot of onstage banter, which often includes stories and commentary about their childhood, politicsand life on the road; this has become a characteristic trait of their live shows.
InTegan and Sara opened for the band fun. Tegan and Sara toured with Perry from September to October Quin[ edit ] Tegan appeared on Against Me!
In AprilTegan wrote and recorded a song titled "His Love" at the request of Augusten Burroughs as a contribution to the audio version of his book A Wolf at the Table. I wanted to be able to recall characters and plot lines easily and it was important to me that I know the strengths and weaknesses of the other books.
However, I will say this: I thought Debbie took a big risk admitting the truth and I respected her for coming clean about it publicly!
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She was a good sport. How did you decide on Essex County for your pick? It was on the short list and it was something that I had already read and loved.
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Was part of your decision to include a graphic novel because you wanted to push that boundary a little bit; challenge people to consider the art form? I also like being the underdog.
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How did you get into graphic novels? I take a lot of comfort in my collection of comics, books, magazines. I am a collector for sure — bordering on hoarding — and find that tangible sturdy presence of stacks of reading materials in my apartment ground me.
I think that is why I have resisted moving to an electronic reading device. Besides what is between the covers, I actually do judge a book by its cover. Does reading inform the way you write songs?
The two seem very separate to me. In fact, I sometime think of reading as a way to get relief from thinking about music. What are your favorite books besides Essex County? Epileptic by David B.
What would you say is your most favorite book that you own — or what book is worth the most? I have a first edition vintage copy of Immortality by Milan Kundera that is likely worth nothing, but to me is very important.