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Culture

Boy Culture: Why Coming Out Is Only Half The Battle

Posted May 30, 2012 by Elie

Too skinny for the gym rats, too hairy for the twinks, and too foreign for just about everyone else; my first experiences in Montreal’s gay village ended up being more intimidating than growing up in the aggressively ignorant environment I did in the Middle East. If any of you were like me growing up, then […]

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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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Self + Body

INSPIRATION: MOVE YO BODY WITH THE GAILY

Posted April 2, 2012 by Erika

The Gaily has decided that the gays need to move their bodies a bit more, and we want to help! We know we are feeling a little sluggish and need inspiration too. We are officially launching our own MOVE YO BODY campaign! We have lots of ideas to help you get more active and feel […]

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Gender + Sexuality

About Purportedly Gendered Body Parts

Posted December 12, 2011 by Dean

From my understanding, a central endeavor of feminist, queer, and trans activists has been to dismantle the cultural ideologies, social practices, and legal norms that say that certain body parts determine gender identity and gendered social characteristics and roles. We have fought against the idea that the presence of uteruses or ovaries or penises or […]

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Gender + Sexuality

Je Me Souviens: 22 Years Ago I Walked To School And Was Afraid

Posted December 6, 2011 by Ashleigh

My mom was crying in the living room with the TV on. I asked why she was crying. She told me, very honestly, that a man had gone into a school in Montreal (the city from which I write now) and hurt the women who went there. That he lined them up and shot them. […]

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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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Gender + Sexuality

Gender-bending Kids Now Being Admitted To Girl Scouts USA?

Posted October 28, 2011 by Nikki

Bobby Montoya, a 7 year child has the body of a boy. Bobby loves Barbies and Bratz and feels like he should be able to take part in whatever “girl” activities he wants. Thankfully, his mother, Felisha Archuleta agrees with Bobby. Although she refers to her son using male pronouns, she also acknowledges Bobby’s sense […]

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Gender + Sexuality

Yeehaw! Alberta Elects Feminist Female Premier Who Maybe Likes HomoGays

Posted October 4, 2011 by Dallas

In a province that celebrates calf-roping and Wranglers, and smells of horse manure after a day of rain we never would have thought the day would come. Well, (r)evolution is upon us here in the Wild Rose province as our new Premier, Alison Redford has taken the reigns of Alberta after a 14-day fight from […]

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