Archive for July, 2011
 

 
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So, what is Google+? A PSA from your Technigay

So you have probably already heard the news, and you want to be invited to Google+ (see how at the bottom! we have invites!). Even if you haven’t heard the buzz on the interwebz, there’s a new sheriff in town goin by the na...
 
 
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Simply FADoulous: The Pet Homosexual

Somewhere between Airplane!! and Carrie Bradshaw, having a gay best boyfriend became the height of sophistication for a socially savvy hetero lady or group of breeding girls – both on the big and small screens and IRL ...
by Kristi
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“Your Depression Is A Choice”: My Story of Illness & Mental Health

Roughly two and half years ago, I was diagnosed with two major illnesses, not of the mind but of the body. Both of these rather colourful diseases are associated as “gay” illnesses. And as a gay man, I felt the brunt of soc...
by Steven
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Making The Unfortunate The New Appropriate

How many times have you stood around at your local drug store, going through greeting card after greeting card for far too long, unable to find the right one? They’re either too cheesy, too sentimental, too childish, too stra...
by Team Gaily
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The Perils And Pride Of The Dyke March

The Vancouver Dyke March made me lesbian. Well, not really, but it definitely helped me realize that straight life was officially out of the question for me. As a questioning thirty-something that couldn’t quite figure out wh...
by Dallas
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The Tree of Life: Terrence Malick’s Historical Fantasy Series, Part II

So, on Thursday July 7, 2011, I went to see The Tree of Life, Terrence Malick’s mournful stoner tribute to BBC’s Planet Earth, starring The West and all of its Judeo-Christian nuclear family angst. I paid the full p...
by Michelle B
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I Bought It: Beyoncé, Feminism, and All That Sheiße

Recently, I have been checking out the wonderful world of feminist theory. The release of Beyoncé’s most recent album 4 prompted me to write an article about the seemingly conflicting gender roles in her music throughout th...
by Kyle
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Boob Jobs, Yodelling Twins, Canadian Lutherans Are Cool…

The week is off to a good start so far; no-one famous has OD’d (yet) and the number of legally married same-sex couples has been multiplying exponentially. If a diamond detector was a thing and you could pass it over the sta...
by Nikki
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He Gave Me A Letter. And The Clap.

It couldn’t have been any sweeter. A spring fling for the books. Afternoons in the park and drunken walks across the city. Kind, intimate moments hidden under the covers, the ones you see in photos and whisper I want that to ...
by Elie
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He said | She said: RuPaul’s Drag U

Welcome to the first instalment of the new series, He said | She said! Each week, we (Alex and Rosel) discuss various happenings in pop culture and share our opinions. This week: RuPaul’s Drag U, which airs on Logo TV in the ...
by Alex
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Don’t Call Them A Girl Band: Montreal’s Mad About Mad June

Surprisingly, the question that threw off the Montreal band Mad June’s vocalist and guitarist Vanessa McLean the most was naming her favourite lesbian in pop culture, when I met her and the bassist Pascale St-Onge for a chat....
by Rosel
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tgb july 28

Mac Too PC, Get Well Jack, SYTYCD, Maddow Sued, Atwood For Mayor?…

Mac Too PC? Allout.org and change.org are going after Apple for their participation in the controversial Christian Values Network’s charitable giving plan whereby customers can donate a portion of their purchase from iTun...
by Erika
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