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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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alison redford alberta premier

Yeehaw! Alberta Elects Feminist Female Premier Who Maybe Likes HomoGays

In a province that celebrates calf-roping and Wranglers, and smells of horse manure after a day of rain we never would have thought the day would come. Well, (r)evolution is upon us here in the Wild Rose province as our new Pre...
by Dallas
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jamey-rodermeyer

The Military Celebrates, Cyber-bullied Gay Teen Commits Suicide

I have to be honest. I began this Gaily Beat post as a tribute to all those in the American military that can now be who they are while fighting for the rights of others. It was a great post, but than I came across a Facebook f...
by Dallas
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uk-db

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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Seuss

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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lesbian weddings

Chely Wright Weds, No Dress For Lesbian, A Senseless Hate-Crime, and Michael’s Single.

What a week. My heart still aches for the loss of the Jack Layton. He was and still is one of my all time heroes. His leadership and drive was something that will always inspire me. After hearing his final letter written days b...
by Dallas
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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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robford

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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tgb aug 10

Obama Love, Korea’s L-Word, HIV Manhunt, Glee 3-D, Jeff’s a Jailbird.

What have I learned this week? Well, apparently there is going to be a massive recession, similar to 2008. I am a writer who volunteers her life away, therefore I am poor. Recession, shemession, makes no difference to the lower...
by Dallas
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jesus-halloween

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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Canadian Lesbian Couple Not Considered Family at US Customs, or, DOMA Blows

 So I am flipping through Xtra West Magazine, and a familiar face draws me into an article entitled “Canadian border guard tells lesbian couple to fill out separate forms.” The familiar face is that of my WomenR...
by Dallas
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please

Transphobic Ad in National Post Bites Institute for Canadian Values in Tight White Asses

If you have been on Facebook in the last 24 hours you have undoubtedly by now come across numerous posts about this transphobic ad in the National Post.  Sponsored by the ‘National Think-Tank’ promoting Christian-J...
by Dallas
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