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Arts & Entertainment

Top Five Film Picks at IMAGE+NATION XXV

Posted November 22, 2012 by Ian

Montreal’s Image+Nation International Film Festival is celebrating its 25th anniversary  this year and officially opens tonight with an invite only launch and after-party. All films will be presented at Cinéma du Parc from now until December 2nd and a full schedule can be found on the Image+Nation website. This year’s opening party is happening TONIGHT and […]

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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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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

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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‘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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Film + Television

Some Thoughts On International Women’s Day (And A Film You Should See)

Posted March 7, 2012 by Erika

In last week’s Montreal Gazette, Janet Bagnall wrote that while women “should make up half of elected officials and not 20 per cent, earn 100 cents for every dollar earned by their male co-workers and not 77 cents, and direct and star in movies about women instead of being the half-dressed sidekick to the male […]

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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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