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Some Thoughts On International Women’s Day (And A Film You Should See)

In last week’s Montreal Gazette, Janet Bagnall wrote that while women “should make up half of elected officials and not 20 per cent, earn 100 cents for every dollar earned by their male co-workers and not 77 cents, ...
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Cher Calls into Ellen to Defend Chaz, Says F*cking [Video]

Chaz Bono, recent media darling/controversial figure, child of Cher, and the first trans “star” on Dancing With The Stars, continued his media rounds today, stopping by Ellen to talk about the boycotts and outcry re...
by Erika
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You Are Almost Famous. Send Us Your Pride Photos!

Everyone feels like a celebrity when their photos are on a website on the internet, let’s be honest. For just that minute, you know what it is like to be Kim Kardashian. Well here is your chance at mediocre internet fame....
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Annabree: Girls Talking About Their Alternative Lifestyle Hair

      (Editor’s Note: Girls Talking About Their Alternative Lifestyle Hair is a new feature where Erika talks to super hot girls who have feelings about their hair as it pertains to their sexualities, identiti...
by Erika
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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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Women’s Comedy Festival ‘She’s Canadian, Eh!’ Highlights Funny Gay Female Comics

In an industry completely dominated by men, and a society that thinks women can’t be funny, it can sometimes be difficult to succeed or gain recognition as a female comedian. Montreal’s Eman started the Canadian Wom...
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The Royal Wedding, or, The Only Time This Century You Will Get Away With Wearing That Ugly Ass Hat (Live Blog)

4:05 am I cannot believe I am awake right now. This is effing stoop. 5:42 am Ok, we are here at the Burgundy Lion and a bit behind schedule. But I am wearing a white dress and I have a feather in my hair. Just sayin. The Queen ...
by Erika
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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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US Court Rules Prop. 8 Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

Breaking News: As reported here by the LA Times: A federal appeals court Tuesday struck down California’s ban on same-sex marriage, clearing the way for the U.S. Supreme Court to rule on gay marriage as early as next year...
by Erika
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When liberation becomes limiting: anti-homophobia rhetoric and the essentialized homo

Were J. Edgar Hoover and Clyde Tolson homos? Ooops. Let me be politically correct. Were they a “same-sex couple”? Apparently some people think so. Happy International Day Against Homophobia.
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Montreal Fringe Focus – Lawyer turned Funny Girl Jess Salomon (VIDEO)

This past Saturday, Tyrone and I got to sit down with former war crimes lawyer turned comedienne, Jess Salomon. Salomon’s first solo show, ‘Jess Salomon: Doing Good’ opened at the St-Ambroise Fringe Festival J...
by Erika
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MOVE: Couch to 10k this summer with The Gaily

The Gaily has committed to getting you to move your body! We wrote about it here and are finally getting around to some action! (Bathing suit season is looming!) We are asking you to join us over the next 14 weeks in Parc Lafon...
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