About

1 Girl 5 Gays

1 GIRL 5 GAYS brings together host Lauren Collins with a panel of five gay men for frank, funny discussions on a variety of topics. The alternating cast, chosen for their honesty, individuality, and confidence, never shy away from the outrageous or taboo when confronted with questions like, Is it okay for a woman to hit a man in a relationship? How much say should a man have in a woman's choice to have an abortion? Is not being attracted to a certain ethnicity racist?

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Lauren Collins 2013

Lauren Collins

Best known for her portrayal of Paige Michalchuk on MuchMusic’s DEGRASSI, Lauren Collins has taken the helm of MTV’s Original hit Series, 1 GIRL 5 GAYS. As the host, Lauren sits down alongside a rotating panel of five gay men, with 20 questions about love and sex. The alternating cast, chosen for their honesty, individuality, and confidence, never shy away from outrageous or taboo topics, and are known for their candid and hilarious discussions on a variety of topics. As a strong and vocal supporter of the LGBTQ community, Lauren is thrilled to be starting this new adventure with 1G5G. A two-time Gemini Award nominee, Lauren began her career at the age of 11 and has starred in dozens of television series and feature films including Disney’s LIFE WITH DEREK and IN A HEARTBEAT. Lauren made her feature film debut in Take the Lead starring Antonio Banderas. She also reunited with her Picture This co-star Ashley Tisdale in the High School Musical spin-off Sharpay’s Fabulous Adventure. In early 2010 Lauren was featured as a guest star in one of YouTube sensation Shane Dawson’s video parodies which received more than five million hits to date. Later that year, Lauren made her theatrical debut alongside Wendy Crewson and Margot Kidder in Love, Loss and What I Wore, the critically acclaimed Off-Broadway play written by Nora Ephron and her sister Delia. Earlier this year, Lauren received a nomination at the very first Canadian Screen Awards for her work on BEING ERICA, and for Best Ensemble Cast Award at the Orlando Film Festival for the film Servitude, starring Dave Foley (KIDS IN THE HALL) and Enrico Colantoni (FLASHPOINT, VERONICA MARS). An active supporter of many causes, Lauren volunteers her time and talent for countless organizations including Angel Hair for Kids, Toy Mountain, and The Children's Aid Society of Toronto. She has appeared in PSAs for the Schizophrenia Society of Ontario and Canadian Institute for AIDS Research (CANFAR) to further AIDS awareness among youth.

ANDREW

ANDREW MORRISON-GURZA

BIRTHDAY
May 6, 1984

HOMETOWN
Aurora, ON

HEIGHT
6’1”

HOW OLD WERE YOU WHEN YOU CAME OUT
15

MY FRIENDS WOULD SAY I’M OBSESSED WITH (BLANK)
Being perverted

WHO MAKES YOU WANT TO BE A BETTER MAN
My dad

IF A GUY MAKES (BLANK) FOR DINNER I’M SURE TO SLEEP WITH HIM
Lobster (or anything he may have killed himself)

THE SCARIEST MOVIE I’VE EVER SEEN IS (BLANK)
The Blair Witch Project (at the time)

WHO DID YOU FIRST COME OUT TO?
My friend from camp

DESCRIBE YOUR IDEAL SUNDAY
Bad Netflix, 80’s pop tunes, laying in bed and laughing until I cry #truestory

JAE

JAE M.T

BIRTHDAY
February 2, 1994

HOMETOWN
Beijing, China

HEIGHT
5’10”

HOW OLD WERE YOU WHEN YOU CAME OUT
Mmm… I don’t think it’s just a one step process for me. But I first came out to myself when I was 15 and gradually began treating and viewing myself the way I wanted and saw it.

MY FRIENDS WOULD SAY I’M OBSESSED WITH (BLANK)
Weird things XD random facts, obsure information about obscure things

WHO MAKES YOU WANT TO BE A BETTER MAN
Well I don’t really identify solely as a “man” but a better person would be the saints and spirits I’m devoted to and their stories as well as my own personal drive for success.

IF A GUY MAKES (BLANK) FOR DINNER I’M SURE TO SLEEP WITH HIM
LOL, depends how needy I am feeling XD Sometimes they just got to be cute. But cute and making me oven baked pizza from scratch?

THE SCARIEST MOVIE I’VE EVER SEEN IS (BLANK)
CHAIN MAIL

WHO DID YOU FIRST COME OUT TO?
Myself

DESCRIBE YOUR IDEAL SUNDAY
Being able to get up, drink tea, and lose myself in good books for a day.

ANEAL - 1g5g

ANEAL RAMKISSOON


BIRTHDAY
July 3rd 1991

HOMETOWN
Richmond Hill

HEIGHT
5'7

HOW OLD WERE YOU WHEN YOU CAME OUT
17

MY FRIENDS WOULD SAY I’M OBSESSED WITH (BLANK)
Tumblr, Miley Cyrus & Olivia Pope

WHO MAKES YOU WANT TO BE A BETTER MAN
My mother and father!

IF A GUY MAKES (BLANK) FOR DINNER I’M SURE TO SLEEP WITH HIM
Chicken Curry and Roti

THE SCARIEST MOVIE I’VE EVER SEEN IS (BLANK)
The Strangers

WHO DID YOU FIRST COME OUT TO?
My God-Brother

DESCRIBE YOUR IDEAL SUNDAY
Sleeping in, brunch with my friends, a little after pool party or day at the beach, then watching TV until I pass out.

BRAD - 1 Girl 5 Gays

Brad Hale

BIRTHDAY
March 21 1991

HOMETOWN
Scarborough, Ontario

HEIGHT
6ft

HOW OLD WERE YOU WHEN YOU CAME OUT
18

MY FRIENDS WOULD SAY I’M OBSESSED WITH (BLANK)
I'm absolutely obsessed with Phil Collins

WHO MAKES YOU WANT TO BE A BETTER MAN
MAN I would say my mother because growing up with a single mother I would love to show her how successful I can be and make her proud

IF A GUY MAKES (BLANK) FOR DINNER I’M SURE TO SLEEP WITH HIM
If a guy makes Egg Benedict with a side Cesar salad im sure to sleep with him

THE SCARIEST MOVIE I’VE EVER SEEN IS (BLANK)
The Strangers

WHO DID YOU FIRST COME OUT TO?
I came out first to my mother

DESCRIBE YOUR IDEAL SUNDAY
Laying on the couch with a drink in my hand watching some sports with the boys or recovering from Saturday nights shenanigans.