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gb sep 28

National Trans Bill is Back on the Agenda in House of Commons

Rumour has it, and has had it for many years that the NDP and Liberals will join forces to fight the evil Conservatives. This “coalition” aims to improve the life, well-being and protection of the Canadian trans pop...
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gb sep 27

L-Word’s Leisha Hailey Kicked Off Plane After Lesbian Kiss(es), Twitter Saga Ensues

Alice Pieczeki/Leisha Hailey of L-Word fame, and member of the music group Uh-Huh Her was escorted off a Southwestern Airline recently after kissing her girlfriend on the plane. However, there are two seperate stories as to how...
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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...
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gb sep 14

Sentencing in McDonald’s Trans Beating Case, Maryland Taking a Stand on Hate Crimes

Apparently Teonna Brown was unaware that at McDonald’s, the smiles are free. On Monday Brown was indicted on five charges including a hate crime for her vicious attack on a trans woman, Chrissy Polis in a Maryland MacDon...
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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The Cliks Frontman Lucas Silveira And Band Make A Date With Pride Calgary

Lucas Silveira of The Cliks is ready to show his true colours at Pride Calgary tonight. The creator and lead singer of the Canadian band is finally where he was always meant to be. The Cliks have been around for a while, create...
by Dallas
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gb aug 31

Chaz Cha-Cha’s, Gay Terrorists, Bi-Sexual Succubus, and Catholic Homos…

Holy Crap! What a week! Double Holy Crap! Did you see Gaga in drag? OMG! HAWT! Well, back here in Calgary, homos are dusting off thier boas, and finding thier gayest of outfits because Pride Calgary is almost here! This is my ...
by Dallas
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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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gb aug 17

Cuba Celebrates, McGowan’s Queens, Charlotte Protests, Carolla Apologizes

I usually start my weekly Gaily Beats with something I have learned this week. Well, this week I have learned nothing. Planning a Pride Festival literally takes away any sense of higher learning from my over-stuffed brain. Prid...
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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tgb aug 3

Rosie’s Show, Angelina Honoured, No Scrubs for T.R., SamRo Busted

What have I learned this week? Well sunscreen does make a difference, especially for this white chick,  Pride celebrations are like a gay Christmas, and I am completely addicted to Caramel Mocha Frappuccino’s from Starbu...
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...
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