Archive for October, 2011
 

 
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Why I Hate Pink Ribbon Crap and Six Reasons Everyone Oughta Care

It is the final day of October. Over the last 31 days, you have likely been inundated by pink. October, around the world, is ubiquitously known as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Just in case you weren’t already aware of b...
by Erika
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Cyberbullying: The What-Do-We-Do-Now? Post + definetheline.ca

It’s a sad but predictable phenomena First, a youth (or a series of)  commits suicide as a result of homophobic bullying and/or, increasingly, cyberbullying.  Second comes the coverage of the event in the media, and any fol...
by Jai
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Gender-bending Kids Now Being Admitted To Girl Scouts USA?

Bobby Montoya, a 7 year child has the body of a boy. Bobby loves Barbies and Bratz and feels like he should be able to take part in whatever “girl” activities he wants. Thankfully, his mother, Felisha Archuleta agre...
by Nikki
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Rob Ford “Ambushed” by CBC, Afraid of Cameras, Mics, Mary Walsh

I have to tell you, this story made my life. Toronto Mayor Rob Ford called 911 on Monday, after CBC’s Mary Walsh, aka Marg Delahunty, famous for her in your face, satirical interviews on This Hour Has 22 Minutes, came to...
by Dallas
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When The Internet Is Awesome And Builds Queer Armies + We Love You Tanner #spiritday

Remember when we were super sad and depressed about bullies and suicides and how the whole world fucking sucks ass and nobody cares?!? aka. 5 minutes ago? That was before my mind was blown. By love and unicorns and love and so ...
by Erika
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On Spirit Day 2011, Jamie Hubley’s Death at Forefront

There really is not much to say about another teen suicide. It is sad, it is frustrating, it is wrong. The finality is brutal. There has been a public outpouring of grief for Jamie Hubley, who took his own life last week. There...
by Dallas
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What Is This Love? Part 6 – “one, two, threesome…”

A part of me cringed when I heard his voice say, “Come on!” Is this really happening? Screw you, Pablo! I yelled in my head, then subsequently realized that this actually was my chance to literally screw him. I turn...
by Kyle
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Christian Gift + Candy = JesusWEEN! Christians Attempt To Rid Us Of Fun. Again.

“Christian Gift + Candy = JesusWeen” ~ Jesus Ween on Facebook Attention all ye sinners who choose to celebrate Halloween by dressing up in heinously anti-biblical fashion and cavort with equally disgusting individua...
by Dallas
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Occupy Montreal | Occupons Montréal (A Photo Essay)

On Saturday October 15th, thousands of cities around the world rose up in solidarity with the demonstrators from the Occupy Wall Street protests that began on September 17th 2011 in Manhattan’s financial district. At 9:30...
by Rob
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Elton, Seuss And Others on Coming Out, Why It’s Ok Out Here

Did you know that yesterday was National Coming Out Day? Did you come out? If you were already out did you declare your homo-ness to the masses? Well, in a world that generally worships those in Famousland, celebrities often ac...
by Dallas
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Toronto’s Fordian Parallel Universe/Empire

I recently came across a video on FB with insider footage of Rob Ford hosting a barbeque, with guest speaker Stephen Harper. In it, Ford introduces Harper as his “new fishing partner”, to which Mr. Harper takes the stage (l...
by Steven
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UK Threatens End To Foreign Aid Over Anti-Gay Policies

It is rare for me to ever support anything that is anti-gay. In fact, it has never happened. So, with the news that the UK may discontinue providing foreign aid to countries that have anti-gay legislation, I should be cracking ...
by Dallas
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