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He Said | She Said: Back to School Edition

Rosel: Now that summer is on its way out (sniff), it’s time to talk about the upcoming school year. It seems like there are some interesting changes happening in the States regarding LGBT school population; Jezebel reported ...
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Club Daughters of Bilitis a.k.a. the Korean L-Word

Korean media has been ripe with controversy in the past little while, with its first ever one-episode drama special dealing with lesbian identities, called “Club Daughters of Bilitis.” This is the first show to feature lesb...
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He said | She said: Photoshopped Ethics

Rosel: Last week, L’Oreal became a centre of Photoshopping controversy as Britain’s Advertising Standards Authority ordered the company to pull ad campaigns for Lancome and Maybelline (both owned by the company) featuring J...
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He said | She said: Take Off Your Clothes

R: On July 9-10, Alex and I participated in “Take Off Your Clothes!” clothing swap event at Place-des-Arts as volunteers and swappers…starting bright and early at 6:30 in the morning. A: Our second year doing it. It k...
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Don’t Call Them A Girl Band: Montreal’s Mad About Mad June

Surprisingly, the question that threw off the Montreal band Mad June’s vocalist and guitarist Vanessa McLean the most was naming her favourite lesbian in pop culture, when I met her and the bassist Pascale St-Onge for a chat....
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Roel's Book List

Rosel’s Summer Reading List

  Chances are, you’ll be lounging around outside much more now that it’s summer. Why not do it with a book? Here are some great thrillers and mysteries for those long days on the balcony or the beach:     Qui...
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Montreal Fringe Focus – Robby Hoffman: Autobiography

On the opening night of her show, Robby Hoffman was wondering if she should be getting something to eat, since the last meal she ate was breakfast at 2pm. She’s looking sharp, a little bit nervous, and irreverent, dressed in ...
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‘Bridesmaids’ and the Feminist Question

Bridesmaids, written by and starring Kristen Wiig, has gotten quite a lot of buzz because: a) it’s a comedy written by a woman, when we all know that women aren’t as funny as men. b) it’s a comedy with a predominantly fe...
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