Archive for July, 2011
 

 
biblical interpretation

Sunday Skooled: I’m Not Homophobic, But The Bible Says It’s Wrong

I’m about to launch on a fairly brainy rant, but I’m an academic so give me a little leeway.  I have to say (to your credit, dear readers) that when it comes to issues of sexual orientation and gender identity, most people...
by Carmen
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Unfortunately-Greeting-Cards

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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takeoffyourclothes

He said | She said: Take Off Your Clothes

R: On July 9-10, Alex and I participated in “Take Off Your Clothes!” clothing swap event at Place-des-Arts as volunteers and swappers…starting bright and early at 6:30 in the morning. A: Our second year doing it. It k...
by Rosel
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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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DykeMarch

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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hesaidshesaid

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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“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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TGB july 27

Glee, McHomophobia, BBC Says No Gay Sex, Gender Neutral School, and Vancouver Pride.

Well, what have I learned today? To sum it up? Hate is fuelled by ignorance, love conquers all, and drugs do indeed kill. (PS. My second favourite weekend is almost here! Vancouver Pride is being celebrated on Sunday, July 31s...
by Dallas
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summerlove

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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gaybesties

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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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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i-think-i-love-you

What is this Love? Part 1 “Business First”

I never saw it coming. We met from a distance. Virtually. Naturally. Personal meetings are so rare these days. Running through the mall, glancing up from my electronic appendage, I caught his eye. Silly, I thought. Fuck, he’s...
by Kyle
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