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Looks

Nikki’s Picks: Summer Fashions for Girl-Identified Humans

Posted June 8, 2011 by Nikki

Alright ladies, you’ve been told time and time again that coming out of your closet will be the best thing that you will ever do for yourself. But I’m now asking you to take a few steps back; open up the doors to that closet of yours and take a good look. Because summer is […]

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Self + Body

MOVE: Couch to 10k this summer with The Gaily

Posted May 8, 2012 by Erika

The Gaily has committed to getting you to move your body! We wrote about it here and are finally getting around to some action! (Bathing suit season is looming!) We are asking you to join us over the next 14 weeks in Parc Lafontaine and train to run a 10K by the end of summer! […]

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Fitness

Easy and Budget-Friendly Ideas For Getting Fit (or to at least stop eating those chips….)

Posted March 21, 2013 by Caitlin

Sometimes being cost effective isn’t the most productive way of getting things done, especially when it comes to working out. If you’re investing that 100+ dollars into your monthly gym membership you’d better be going often. We all know that the further you live from the gym the less likely you will be to get […]

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Relationships

Forcing Family Violence out of the Closet

Posted August 4, 2011 by Kristi

Thanks to the media, legislative change and the extensive hard work of many passionate individuals, our social consciousness has begun to accept that queer relationships are fundementally very similar to straight relationships.

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Culture

Did You Say Lesbians? I LOVE Lesbians!

Posted July 8, 2012 by Sheri

So I’m sitting in a coffee shop talking with a brother about a trip he took to Africa to work in a village. I was a little annoyed by his comments that more black kids should be taken to Africa so they can see how good they have it in America, but I decided not […]

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Self + Body

Diversity: A celebration of junk

Posted May 23, 2011 by Kristi

Human genitals are a cornucopia of appearance – even when you consider the strictly penis/vagina crowd and ignore the grand diversity that are ambigous genitals. Our individual relationships with our ladyflowers and manhoods are complicated, anxiety-inducing and dotted with moments of hesitant pride.

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Gender + Sexuality

It Happened To Me: My Ex-Husband Is Gay

Posted November 23, 2011 by Debbie

When my twelve-year-old told me her father was gay, I finally understood why our marriage had been doomed. I was relieved. I believed he had finally come to terms with his identity and had the courage to come out. I was very wrong. He was coming out, but he had known all along. After having […]

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Feminism

Recharge your Karma by Recharging your Body!

Posted January 23, 2013 by Melanie

Organize a fundraising event in your Yoga studio community to support Yoga therapy and women’s health in Bhopal, India   On December 3rd 1984, at 10 minutes past midnight, a Union Carbide pesticide plant, operating under extensive cost-cutting measures with sub-par safety facilities, leaked over 27 tons of methyl-isocyanate—a deadly gas—into the air. The gas released was carried by winds […]

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