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livingislamoutloud

Sunday Skooled: Living Islam (OUT) Loud or, discussing the meaning of queer

To be queer is “to abrade the classifications, to sit athwart conventional categories or traverse several… We are all athwart if we expose and repudiate some of the comforting lies told about us and that we tell ourselv...
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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Mac Too PC, Get Well Jack, SYTYCD, Maddow Sued, Atwood For Mayor?…

Mac Too PC? Allout.org and change.org are going after Apple for their participation in the controversial Christian Values Network’s charitable giving plan whereby customers can donate a portion of their purchase from iTun...
by Erika
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Move

INSPIRATION: MOVE YO BODY WITH THE GAILY

The Gaily has decided that the gays need to move their bodies a bit more, and we want to help! We know we are feeling a little sluggish and need inspiration too. We are officially launching our own MOVE YO BODY campaign! We hav...
by Erika
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LGBTcampus

The local news cares about queer kids and takes on trans issues. What is going on?

Things happened on my teevee today. Well I don’t actually have teevee, it was on my computer. But, is it pride week or something and I missed it? First, Global BC did a three part/three night series on transgender people ...
by Erika
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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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OPEN THREAD: Dear Jack,…

Dear Jack, On May 2nd 2011, many of us at The Gaily gathered around a small tv, in a small apartment, with fuzzy reception, listening to the familiar voices and the familiar faces of the CBC, as the orange wave overtook this pr...
by Erika
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GQB Montreal

GQB Hits Montreal And Is Now Recruiting

Already a hit in cities like Detroit, Boston, and Cincinnati, Guerrilla Queer Bar has now hit Montreal and is bound to take off. While the name may sound militant, the Guerrillas in Montreal are only out to have a good time whi...
by Erika
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hoover and tolson

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.
by Erika
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These Are The Cottage Rules

Ever gone to the cottage with douche bags? Or maybe you are planning a trip and don’t know the etiquette of planning a cottage weekend away with 12 of your besties? It is tricky. As a good portion of The Gaily team heads ...
by Erika
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Editor’s Pick: DIY-Addiction To “Remodel This House”

I have a confession. I am addicted to DIY projects, remodelling shows, websites, and blogs. I wasted my entire first year of university watching TLC religiously. I have never really had the space or time to do a lot of DIY stuf...
by Erika
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Best Real Life Example of a Non sequitur EVER, Deranged Anti-Gay Lady in Nebraska

Editor’s Note: It has been brought to our attention, and was reported in the Journal Star, that the woman in the video, identified as Jane Svoboda suffers from a mental illness and lives in an assisted living environment....
by Erika
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