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sheep

Boy Culture: Why Coming Out Is Only Half The Battle

Too skinny for the gym rats, too hairy for the twinks, and too foreign for just about everyone else; my first experiences in Montreal’s gay village ended up being more intimidating than growing up in the aggressively ignorant...
by Elie
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friends with benefits

Friends With Benefits: Notes On Modern Queer Relationships

When it comes to relationships, we all have our horror stories. By the age of 25, having waded through the often treacherous waters of queer romance, many of us are left with enough battle scars to last a lifetime. Yes, love ca...
by Elie
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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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mickey

Toronto Fringe Focus – Michael Hughes’ ‘Mickey & Judy’

In the age of Glee and Lady Gaga, some may forget what it was like when doll playing was done in secret, or listening to (or singing along with) your favourite diva was done quietly in the closet. The all too familiar struggle ...
by Elie
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GRID-TOM-FEILER

Why I Am Ashamed To Be On The Cover Of The Grid

Some may call it back-peddling, some may call it damage control; but denouncing my involvement in The Grid’s recent cover story ‘Dawn Of A New Gay’by Paul Aguirre-Livingston is incredibly important to me regardless of how...
by Elie
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piknic

Elie’s Picks: Piknic Électronik or, The Happiest Place On Earth

What’s more awesome than a sunny Sunday afternoon in Montreal? Why, a sunny afternoon at Piknic Electronik of course! For the few who remain unconverted, listen up friends: Piknic is quite possibly my favorite place in th...
by Elie
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summer boys

Summer Fashions for Boy-Identified Humans

Though we at The Gaily try to avoid categorizing people as often as we can, it seems evident to me that there are two distinct types of men: ones that can’t wait for the warm weather to arrive so they can wear their tank tops...
by Elie
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Lady Gaga

A Love Letter: In Defence of Gaga

Everyone and their dealer has something to say about Lady Gaga and her recent metamorphosis from basic cured meat-wearing pop star to self-proclaimed equality rights messiah with her accelerated involvement in the LGBT communit...
by Elie
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