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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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Film + Television

He Said | She Said – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Pt. 2

Posted August 5, 2011 by Alex

Alex: Let’s start with a great big *SPOILER ALERT*. Be aware we will be discussing the plot and ending of the latest Harry Potter movie. Rosel: So, I enjoyed this one a lot, which was a relief, because I was really bored by the first half of “Deathly Hallows” – too much angst and not […]

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Film + Television

Simply FADoulous: The Pet Homosexual

Posted July 20, 2011 by Kristi

Somewhere between Airplane!! and Carrie Bradshaw, having a gay best boyfriend became the height of sophistication for a socially savvy hetero lady or group of breeding girls – both on the big and small screens and IRL – because sometimes there aren’t enough short-haired homos to go around. The manfriend provides no threat of sexual […]

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Culture

My Lesbo is an Alien: NBC Picks Up “My Best Friend is a Lesbo”

Posted September 23, 2011 by Kristi

When I first heard the title of NBC’s latest stab at the progressive sitcom genre My Best Friend is a Lesbo, I flashed back to Sci-fi titles of my youth: My Step-mom is an Alien. My Teacher is an Alien. Right off the bat, what a way to make a clear reference to science fiction and […]

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Arts & Entertainment

6 movies on netflix that pertain to your homogay interests in lady parts

Posted May 22, 2012 by Erika

There are days which, for various reasons (some alcohol induced), I like to do nothing but watch movies all day. I particularly like watching movies that pertain to my interests: ie. the gay agenda. You know who else obvy has a gay agenda? Netflix. Netflix lists Gay & Lesbian as one of their twenty genres […]

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Arts & Entertainment

An Open Letter to Travis Mathews

Posted April 30, 2013 by Kyle

  *Dear reader, this is an open letter to filmmaker Travis Mathews. Its intent it to initiate discussion as well as introduce you to the important work of this amazing filmmaker. Dear Travis, First of all, please let me congratulate you on your third installation of  In Their Room London. I have not seen the two prior, but I […]

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Arts & Entertainment

‘The Voice’ is gay, a lesbian wedding, Chaz Bono, post-election questions, and more.

Posted May 4, 2011 by Erika

Welcome to the first edition of The Gaily Beat. The Gaily Beat brings you the best of homo pop-culture, news, politics, controversy, and analysis. If you have news, tips, events, or articles, blogs, and videos you think should be included in The Gaily Beat please send them to erika [AT] thegaily.ca by 5 PM. Thanks […]

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Film + Television

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

Posted April 22, 2011 by Erika

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 called “Transformations”, and then a Southern Ontario CTV outlet did a three part/three night series […]

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