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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....
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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Sara Quin vs Tyler, the creator: On ideas, words, music, and the difference between offense and hate

The New York Times describes his new album “Goblin” as “spiteful, internal, confident, vitriolic, vividly bruised stuff, a shocking — and shockingly good album that bears little resemblance to contemporary ...
by Erika
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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, ...
by Erika
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Marital Bliss For The Suquamish, Lesbian Heros in Norway, Romney Pro-Slavery?, Light A Spark..

Marital Bliss for Washington’s Suquamish Tribe The Suquamish tribe, a NorthWestern coastal tribe – in the state of Washington – has approved same-sex marriage for its tribe members, the second tribe in America...
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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NHL And Burke Family ‘You Can Play’ Campaign Adresses Homophobia In Sports

It was a big deal when Brendan Burke came out in the largely homophobic sports world in 2009. When he died tragically in 2010, his father and brother picked up his torch and continue to push for change. The “You Can Play&...
by Erika
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Lesbians in Tehran, Jack Layton Remembered, Bisexual Men Exist

“Circumstance” Coming to a Gay & Lesbian Film Festival Near You Iran fascinates me, especially in terms of the underground life there, so I am particularly looking forward to the new film “CircumstanceR...
by Erika
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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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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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“The Voice” premieres, two lesbos rock the stage!

“The Voice”, slated to be some hot competition for American Idol, premiered last night, and unlike Idol, there didn’t seem to be any hesitancy about letting contestants come out in their very first introductio...
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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