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remodel-this-house

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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royalphoenix

Royal Phoenix: A Homo Bar For the Homogays in Montreal’s Mile End

Hey did you hear recently that the homos don’t need the village anymore because we are post-gay? Well, maybe we don’t need to stick to the village entirely, but by the turnout last Friday at Val Desjardin‘s ne...
by Erika
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DoingGoodFringe

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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from the editor

From The Editor: Remarks, Reflections & A Response On “The New Gay”

There is little I can say about The Grid’s recent “Dawn of the New Gay‘ that will match yesterday’s eloquent, touching, and provocative response from Elie. As a participant to the original piece, he was...
by Erika
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picnic basket

Erika’s Picks: Plan A Park Date, Pack A Vegan Picnic, Break Hearts

Perhaps you are strapped for cash, or there aren’t a lot of restaurant options for your date this weekend with that cute girl from the co-op bookstore at the University. Based on her cute alternative lifestyle haircut, an...
by Erika
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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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shoshihair1

Sho: Hot Girls Talk About Their Feelings and Alternative Lifestyle Hair

(Editor’s Note: Hot Girls Talk 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, identities, and histories...
by Erika
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Beers & Queers: Website Launch with Mad June Thursday May 26

We are extremely proud, here at the Gaily, about the work we have already done and the love and support we have received from our friends, families, and complete strangers around the country. We are proud to be an independent l...
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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tyler and sara

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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judas

VIDEO: Lady Gaga’s ‘Judas’

Lady Gaga has kept her fans on pins and needles, tweeting stills, from ‘Judas’ all week. Well it is here. (If you look hard enough anyway.) (UPDATE: Gaga’s people have finally been forced to release the video...
by Erika
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itgetsbetter

Google releases “It Gets Better” ad during Glee ft. Lady Gaga, Adam Lambert

During last night’s Glee, Google Chrome released their much anticipated “It Gets Better” ad featuring the “It Gets Better” project. It got me thinking. The difference between this video and others ...
by Erika
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