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Family

North Carolinians to Vote on Marriage Equality, Don’t Have More Pressing Political Issues

Posted September 13, 2011 by Nikki

So as I opened the news today and read this I realized that although most of us like to move forward in life and evolve for the betterment of humankind, a bunch of us are just plain f*cking backwards. I wish I weren’t writing about this because it truly does make me angry! Ironic how a few months […]

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Fox News: Delusional and Psychotic Chaz Bono on DWTS is ‘Toxic’ for Kids

Posted September 8, 2011 by Erika

Recently, we reported that Chaz Bono would be appearing on this season’s Dancing With The Stars. Since then, the moral majority family values nutjobs have unleashed their transphobic fury denouncing his selection, and are using the opportunity to decry our collective celebration of gender dysphoria. In typical family values fashion, dissenters are concerned about vulnerable […]

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Canadian Lesbian Couple Not Considered Family at US Customs, or, DOMA Blows

Posted September 7, 2011 by Dallas

 So I am flipping through Xtra West Magazine, and a familiar face draws me into an article entitled “Canadian border guard tells lesbian couple to fill out separate forms.” The familiar face is that of my Women’s Studies classmate from my university days in Vancouver, Andrina Perry. Apparently she and her wife of three years […]

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Chaz Cha-Cha’s, Gay Terrorists, Bi-Sexual Succubus, and Catholic Homos…

Posted August 31, 2011 by Dallas

Holy Crap! What a week! Double Holy Crap! Did you see Gaga in drag? OMG! HAWT! Well, back here in Calgary, homos are dusting off thier boas, and finding thier gayest of outfits because Pride Calgary is almost here! This is my fourth year with the Board of Directors and this year’s Pride Celebrations this weekend […]

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Brakes On Porn Industry, PFLAG Stories, Drunk Uncle, Soccer No Homo…

Posted August 30, 2011 by Nikki

Hold your horses and keep your panties on Adult film productions across Los Angeles have been forced to shut down temporarily as a result of a performer testing positive for HIV.  “Until we know for sure, we’ve asked the industry to have a moratorium on production,” said Diane Duke, executive director of the Free Speech Coalition, […]

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News + Politics

OPEN THREAD: Oilvia Chow’s Gay Agenda.

Posted August 30, 2011 by Ty

It’s raining. I am sitting in my apartment in the Plateau of Montreal re-watching the funeral services of the late Jack Layton on YouTube. I have seen the pride Mr. Layton had for his family and have experienced the support he gave to the LGBTQ community. What I didn’t know was how much of an influence his […]

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Chely Wright Weds, No Dress For Lesbian, A Senseless Hate-Crime, and Michael’s Single.

Posted August 24, 2011 by Dallas

What a week. My heart still aches for the loss of the Jack Layton. He was and still is one of my all time heroes. His leadership and drive was something that will always inspire me. After hearing his final letter written days before his death, he reminded me of another hero of mine, Harvey […]

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Lesbians in Tehran, Jack Layton Remembered, Bisexual Men Exist

Posted August 23, 2011 by Erika

“Circumstance” Coming to a Gay & Lesbian Film Festival Near You Iran fascinates me, especially in terms of the underground life there, so I am particularly looking forward to the new film “Circumstance” which opens in LA and NY this Friday about two lesbian girls, and their illicit underground life in Tehran. “…Shireen, whose friendship […]

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