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Arts & Entertainment

An Open Letter to Travis Mathews

Posted April 30, 2013 by Kyle

  *Dear reader, this is an open letter to filmmaker Travis Mathews. Its intent it to initiate discussion as well as introduce you to the important work of this amazing filmmaker. Dear Travis, First of all, please let me congratulate you on your third installation of  In Their Room London. I have not seen the two prior, but I […]

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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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Culture

World AIDS Day: Are We Not Angry or United Enough Anymore?

Posted December 1, 2012 by Caitlin

What do you know about AIDS? Last week I had the privilege of watching what ended up being one of the most profoundly moving and eye opening documentaries that I have ever seen. The film, United in Anger: a History of ACT UP documents the work of the direct action advocacy group ACT UP (AIDS […]

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Art

World Aids Day: A Day With(out) Art

Posted November 29, 2012 by Sarah

Today, and for the week leading up to World AIDS Day, art shows, galleries, and artists partner with grassroots AIDS service organizations to help raise funds and awareness of the AIDS pandemic. Since 1981 AIDS has resulted in over 25 million deaths and tens of millions remain infected with the HIV virus worldwide. It is […]

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Art

But Things Are Changing: AIDS Action Now! Launches Second Poster/Virus Campaign

Posted November 29, 2012 by Ian

AIDS Action Now! launched their second Poster/Virus Campaign at the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto last night with an after party at Cold Tea in Kensington Market, featuring DJ’s Like the Wolf and Mama Knows. The Poster/Virus campaign uses the power of images created collaboratively by several artists on a variety of themes (social, […]

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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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Politics

It Get’s Gayer! Huge Gay Wins In The Gayest U.S. Election Ever

Posted November 9, 2012 by Saturn

As I was struggling to stay awake early Wednesday morning, I was moved by the euphoric crowd of supporters on the blue-hued stage in Chicago and the eloquent and masterfully punctuated speech of the newly re-elected POTUS: “…It dosen’t matter who you are, or where you come from, or what you look like, or where […]

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Parties + Events

Halloween Costume Stereotypes – Which One Are You?

Posted October 26, 2012 by Caitlin

The Halloween Dilemna: either you’re the type to scope out the Halloween parties you (or your better connected friends) have been invited to, or you’re the type who opts to stay in, convinced that it’s because you want to see all of the adorable trick-or-treaters who will be knocking at your door (aka intending to […]

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