Archive for July, 2012
 

 
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The Politics of Celebrity, Social Media and HIV/AIDS

In the last few years, there has been a significant shift in the sensibilities and outlooks of Americans as it relates to the inclusion of gays and lesbians in mainstream society and the procurement of legal rights and social r...
by Paul
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Music Video Vendredi – Muse’s “Survival”

Well HOLY SHIT my adrenalin levels just rose 100 notches. So, it’s that time again, you know , for the Olympics. That time for triumph and defeat a good ‘ol challenge of survival of the fittest. For this special occ...
by Rachelle
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50 Shades Of Blah: Transformers for Middle Class Mommies. Also, Twilight.

Warning: SPOILER ALERTS! Two weeks ago, Erika asked if I would review (and therefore, implying that I read) Fifty Shades of Grey. Her request came inauspiciously on the hottest day of Edmonton’s unbearable heat wave. I am...
by Kristi
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#MTLife: Le Saloon Turns 20

Welcome to #MTLife, a little column about my adventures in Montreal. For my first foray as a writer for the Gaily, I wanted to write about my night out at an event celebrating the 20th anniversary of Le Saloon, the best restaur...
by Blair
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Curvy Fashionista: A Suit For This Badonka-donk!

Team Gaily hit the lake this weekend in New York state – boy was it lovely. We sailed for two days on a catamaran in Lac Champlain just south of the border. We are all a little depressed to be back in the city. But our ta...
by Erika
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Music Video Vendredi – Lianne La Havas – ‘Is Your Love Big Enough?’

First off, I think this 22-year-old Londoner knows how to belt out a note. Her sound shows a mix of old-fashioned melody with hints of soul and pop, smoky vocals and splash of youthful vulnerability. My only criticism is how sh...
by Rachelle
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Kitchen Bitchin’: Fuck Loblaws! How To Throw An Indian Themed Dinner Party for Under $30

Fuck Loblaws. Seriously. If you’ve ever been inside an independent grocery store (and I don’t mean IGA) you’d know how much money you could save by just supporting your local immigrants. Local independent grocery stores a...
by Melanie
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Did You Say Lesbians? I LOVE Lesbians!

So I’m sitting in a coffee shop talking with a brother about a trip he took to Africa to work in a village. I was a little annoyed by his comments that more black kids should be taken to Africa so they can see how good they h...
by Sheri
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Music Video Vendredi – Metric – “Youth Without Youth”

NEW MUSIC FROM METRIC! Can anything be better? In a letter posted on the band’s website, Haines said: “Synthetica is about insomnia, fucking up, fashion, all the devices and gadgets attached to our brains, getting waste...
 
 
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My Big Fat Straight Marriage

A Note to all the RCMP detectives who frequent The Gaily on a daily basis; this story is not about me. I am straight, uncool and have only been to Montreal once. For Space Camp when I was 12. I remember hearing, prior to the pa...
by Kristi
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