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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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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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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Google releases “It Gets Better” ad during Glee ft. Lady Gaga, Adam Lambert

Posted May 4, 2011 by Erika

During last night’s Glee, Google Chrome released their much anticipated “It Gets Better” ad featuring the “It Gets Better” project. It got me thinking. The difference between this video and others is that Google’s video really was an advertisement. I could be wrong, but I am pretty sure no one else has done that before. It […]

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The Cliks Frontman Lucas Silveira And Band Make A Date With Pride Calgary

Posted September 2, 2011 by Dallas

Lucas Silveira of The Cliks is ready to show his true colours at Pride Calgary tonight. The creator and lead singer of the Canadian band is finally where he was always meant to be. The Cliks have been around for a while, created by Silveira in 2004. The band has gone through an evolution of […]

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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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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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Sara Quin vs Tyler, the creator: On ideas, words, music, and the difference between offense and hate

Posted May 16, 2011 by Erika

The New York Times describes his new album “Goblin” as “spiteful, internal, confident, vitriolic, vividly bruised stuff, a shocking — and shockingly good album that bears little resemblance to contemporary hip-hop”. The Montreal half of Calgary born lesbian twin sister singing/songwriting duo Tegan and Sara, Sara Quin however calls his lyrics “sickening”, “repulsive and irresponsible”. We are […]

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