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Music

Don’t Call Them A Girl Band: Montreal’s Mad About Mad June

Posted July 5, 2011 by Rosel

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. “Oh, I have no idea. I’ve never really thought about it,” she says. After much hesitating, the […]

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Culture

Gay for Sweeps: The Lesbian Kiss Episode

Posted May 31, 2012 by Kristi

We’re approaching the beginning of June, which means we’ve just rounded out the last days of May sweeps; the final Nielsen ratings collection days for school-year scheduled shows. While there are four month-long collection cycles throughout the year, the collection for the month of May is usually a hot one; television writers and producers pulling out the […]

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Arts & Entertainment

Women’s Comedy Festival ‘She’s Canadian, Eh!’ Highlights Funny Gay Female Comics

Posted August 19, 2011 by Erika

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 Women’s Comedy Festival ‘She’s Canadian, Eh?’ to combat the idea that female comedians aren’t very funny; The Gaily was gladly […]

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Music

The Gaily’s Top 5 Halloween Music Videos

Posted October 31, 2012 by Mel

Happy Halloween Music Lovers! So since Halloween doesn’t fall on a Friday, we are here for you with a mid-week take on MVV to get you in the spirit! Here are our top ten spooky music videos to carry you from work and school to wherever tonight takes you – personally, I am breaking out […]

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Music

Tegan and Sara Recreate the Teen Dream with Closer Video

Posted December 17, 2012 by Caitlin

It’s here! Tegan and Sara have released the official video for Closer and it’s all that I hoped it would be and more! I’ve been anticipating its release since my original post on the song written a couple of months back. The indie-pop, teen dream house party scene that the video depicts sparks a youthfully […]

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Conrad Murray Guilty! Now Can The Michael Jackson Madness End?

Posted November 9, 2011 by Dallas

Conrad Murray, Doctor to Michael Jackson was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter, in a case that resembled the good old OJ trial of the 1990’s. According to TMZ: Dr. Conrad Murray has been found GUILTY of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson. After the verdict was read, you can hear La Toya Jackson […]

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I Bought It: Beyoncé, Feminism, and All That Sheiße

Posted July 6, 2011 by Kyle

Recently, I have been checking out the wonderful world of feminist theory. The release of Beyoncé’s most recent album 4 prompted me to write an article about the seemingly conflicting gender roles in her music throughout the past decade, including the Destiny’s Child era. Singles Run the World(Girls) and 1+1 present a conflicting mish-mash of traditionalism (old school […]

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Culture

Jewish Culture, Commercialization, and the Glee Christmas Special

Posted December 21, 2011 by Kyle

The commercialization of holidays is not a mystery to North Americans. We see it, we buy into it, and we acknowledge its presence. What struck me, after watching Glee’s Christmas special was that not only does the commercialization of Christmas make the holidays marketable, it also has the ability to marginalize religious minorities through the […]

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