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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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Film + Television

Cher Calls into Ellen to Defend Chaz, Says F*cking [Video]

Posted September 14, 2011 by Erika

Chaz Bono, recent media darling/controversial figure, child of Cher, and the first trans “star” on Dancing With The Stars, continued his media rounds today, stopping by Ellen to talk about the boycotts and outcry regarding his participation on the dancing competition show. We wrote last week about the family values cheerleaders over at Fox News […]

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Want To Be Sorta Famous? Canadian Lesbians in Palm Springs Sought for New Documentary

Posted March 5, 2012 by Erika

Yes, it is very specific. BUT! If you do happen to be a Canadian lesbian-identified, female-identified person 45 years or older, living in or having connections to the Palm Springs or Riverside County areas, a brand new documentary for a national network, is looking for YOU! You can either live there, have a second home […]

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‘Bridesmaids’ and the Feminist Question

Posted May 30, 2011 by Rosel

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 female cast, when…well, you get the idea. So naturally, my curiosity piqued. Then certain journalists/bloggers […]

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He said | She said: RuPaul’s Drag U

Posted July 15, 2011 by Alex

Welcome to the first instalment of the new series, He said | She said! Each week, we (Alex and Rosel) discuss various happenings in pop culture and share our opinions. This week: RuPaul’s Drag U, which airs on Logo TV in the US and on OutTv in Canada. Rosel: So here’s Wikipedia explaining RuPaul’s Drag […]

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Vampires, Gay Rights, and the Political Underpinnings of HBO’s True Blood

Posted August 27, 2012 by Joe

HBO’s True Blood has always been saturated with political commentary. The first episode aired in September of 2008, just months before the passage of California’s Proposition 8. That November, as Californians voted to alter the state constitution and deny marriage rights to gay citizens, millions of viewers were watching the plight of “vampire Americans” in […]

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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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Lady Gaga premieres new single Judas on the Ellen Show: I don’t get it (again)

Posted April 29, 2011 by Erika

On Thursday, Lady Gaga performed, for the first time, her highly and controversially-awaited new single, Judas. Gaga has been talking up the release of the Judas music video using lots of “ever”s and similarly expressive adjectives, but seems to be suggesting that unlike the controversial lyrics, the video’s positive message will surprise people. She looks […]

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