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Gender + Sexuality

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Posted July 4, 2013 by Kyle

                  Late yesterday afternoon, Buzzfeed.com (credit for all .gifs) introduced their readers to Steve Grand, “the first openly gay male country star.” I must admit, choosing to be a celebrity in a genre of music that is heteronormatively dominated, just like Frank Ocean did recently, Grand is pretty brave. […]

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Music

Tegan and Sara Recreate the Teen Dream with Closer Video

Posted December 17, 2012 by Caitlin

It’s here! Tegan and Sara have released the official video for Closer and it’s all that I hoped it would be and more! I’ve been anticipating its release since my original post on the song written a couple of months back. The indie-pop, teen dream house party scene that the video depicts sparks a youthfully […]

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Music

Conrad Murray Guilty! Now Can The Michael Jackson Madness End?

Posted November 9, 2011 by Dallas

Conrad Murray, Doctor to Michael Jackson was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter, in a case that resembled the good old OJ trial of the 1990’s. According to TMZ: Dr. Conrad Murray has been found GUILTY of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson. After the verdict was read, you can hear La Toya Jackson […]

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Film + Television

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: 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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Television

“The Voice” premieres, two lesbos rock the stage!

Posted April 27, 2011 by Erika

“The Voice”, slated to be some hot competition for American Idol, premiered last night, and unlike Idol, there didn’t seem to be any hesitancy about letting contestants come out in their very first introduction to the public. Also, both were freaking awesome, and both wowed the judges. The premise of the show is that the […]

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Arts & Entertainment

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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Music

Melissa Etheridge In Montreal – Leaving No Doubt That She Still Totally Rocks

Posted November 7, 2012 by Mel

Melissa Etheridge loves Canada, and Canada loves her. From our balcony seats at Place des Arts’ Theatre Maisonneuve, providing an unobstructed view of the stage, we sat and waited as the anticipation in the hall steadily grew… until from somewhere off-stage, that familiar husky voice instructed someone to kill the lights and get the show […]

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