The second largest French-speaking city in the world with a population of 3.4 million, Montreal has all the ingredients for a perfect gay getaway. Bump! explores the spectacle of “Black and Blue” a weeklong party festival, AIDS fundraiser and cultural event that attracts upwards of 20,000 gays, lesbians and their friends to Montreal from all over the world each year. Shop till you drop at Priape, a Montreal retail success story that beat the odds. Pump some iron with bodybuilder James Michael Levigne, who won gold at the 1998 Gay Games in Amsterdam and hopes to repeat when the quadrennial event comes to Montreal in 2006. Some of the hottest male dancers in the world can be found in Montreal – we get up close and personal with these men as they bare their souls (and plenty more) for our cameras. All this plus Montreal’s fabled nightlife and European flare – now that’s “Joie de Vivre”!
Bump! is the world's first gay and lesbian travel and lifestyle television series. It is unique and international in scope. In each episode Bump! presents a new gay-friendly destination in a stylish and upbeat format.
Bump! travels the globe in search of fascinating gay human-interest stories. From gay tourism hotspots like Miami and London, to urban centres such as Montreal and Los Angeles, Bump! focuses its lens on gay and lesbian communities around the globe.