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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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Art

Apparition of the Wild: Jamie Ross Exhibits at SKOL in Montreal

Posted November 26, 2012 by Ian

An exciting new exhibit in Montreal opens this week, breaking new ground for queer artists and exploring in experimental ways how homosocial lives are lived on lands older than time. On Friday November 30th, SKOL will be hosting the opening reception of Montreal artist, historian and documentarian Jamie Ross’ latest work “Apparition of the wild”. […]

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Montreal

Montreal Queer Sparks Speak: It’s A Roundtable

Posted August 11, 2011 by Erika

In the next few weeks I will be very busy organizing a feminist roundtable over at kickaction.ca – you should probably check it out because there are some awesome queer Montrealers ready to speak their minds on topics that may be of interest to you. Earlier this spring, Montreal’s Girls Action Foundation launched the Light A […]

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Culture

BIXI Montreal – Sweaty and oh-so-fabulous.

Posted May 3, 2011 by Ty

Dear Bixi, I love you. I say this as I walk away from my now docked Bixi bike after my frantic rush to work this morning. I have to admit that I am an avid Bixi enthusiast and would suggest anyone ride one of these rent-able bikes anytime they need a quick trip in downtown Montreal. […]

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Montreal

When liberation becomes limiting: anti-homophobia rhetoric and the essentialized homo

Posted May 17, 2011 by Erika

Were J. Edgar Hoover and Clyde Tolson homos? Ooops. Let me be politically correct. Were they a “same-sex couple”? Apparently some people think so. Happy International Day Against Homophobia.

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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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Events

Ride a F*cking Bike with the Gaily

Posted May 11, 2011 by Team Gaily

What is the best thing about Montreal summers? Festivals? Cute boys having picnics at Lafontaine in their cut offs and American Apparel tank tops? The hot girls on their fixed-gear bikes who, even in the blazing weather, are still wearing high-top sneakers? Recently a group of us were sitting around – copious amounts of wine […]

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Montreal

Montreal Fringe Focus – Lawyer turned Funny Girl Jess Salomon (VIDEO)

Posted June 14, 2011 by Erika

This past Saturday, Tyrone and I got to sit down with former war crimes lawyer turned comedienne, Jess Salomon. Salomon’s first solo show, ‘Jess Salomon: Doing Good’ opened at the St-Ambroise Fringe Festival June 09. We talked about her job at the UN, how she got into comedy, and got her opinion on current topics […]

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