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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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Film + Television

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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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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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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Arts & Entertainment

Toronto Cabaret Queen Ryan G. Hinds Graces #MTL’s Just for Laughs

Posted July 18, 2013 by Ian

Just for Laughs is well underway, and Montreal is getting an extra serving of gay at this year’s festival. Every year is a big year for this event, but 2013 is boasting some of the worlds funniest LGBT and queer stand up acts which should help us all digest the dire heat a little easier. […]

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Montreal

He said | She said: Take Off Your Clothes

Posted July 22, 2011 by Rosel

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 keeps getting bigger. R: Here’s some background on the S.W.A.P. Team – created in 2007, it is run entirely […]

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Arts & Entertainment

VIDEO: Lady Gaga’s ‘Judas’

Posted May 5, 2011 by Erika

Lady Gaga has kept her fans on pins and needles, tweeting stills, from ‘Judas’ all week. Well it is here. (If you look hard enough anyway.) (UPDATE: Gaga’s people have finally been forced to release the video early after it was leaked on the internet early this morning. It was originally supposed to be released tonight […]

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Arts & Entertainment

Glee 218: Gaga for Gay, I mean Glee (Born This Way)

Posted April 27, 2011 by Erika

I was about to call it quits after last week’s absolute plot line FAIL, in addition to the shows failure to actually deliver the homolesbiangayness to which they had been building. Well, this week, Glee redeemed itself with lots and lots of gay. Well, they tried to sell it as a “self-love” and “acceptance” show, […]

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