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Health

Canada Failing Guy-loving Guys on HIV/AIDS Prevention

Posted June 3, 2011 by Kristi

Richard Elliot, executive director of the Canadian HIV/AIDS legal network recently stated: “It’s become very clear that we have a health minister, and presumably a government behind him, who are denialists.” Awesome. Let’s talk about that. The Alberta government recently approved $14 million for prevention efforts (mostly awareness-heavy) to combat the pathetically high STI rates in […]

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Health

“Your Depression Is A Choice”: My Story of Illness & Mental Health

Posted July 7, 2011 by Steven

Roughly two and half years ago, I was diagnosed with two major illnesses, not of the mind but of the body. Both of these rather colourful diseases are associated as “gay” illnesses. And as a gay man, I felt the brunt of social stigma and resulting loneliness as I was thrust headlong into the healthcare system, […]

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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

How to: 6 Ways to Rock/Survive Unemployment

Posted May 10, 2012 by Erika

You know what they say: write about what you know.

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Health

Ford Trims Fat: What It Means For Those Living With HIV

Posted August 3, 2011 by Steven

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s executive committee is set to consider cuts totalling more than $740 million to police, transit, public health and environment programs. Independent accounting and consulting firm KPMG identified the possible cuts as part of a review of the city’s services in order to cover an estimated $774-million budget shortfall. In 2010 CPIP […]

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Culture

Music Video Vendredi – Yukon Blonde’s ‘Stairway’

Posted April 20, 2012 by Mel

Hello music lovers! Up this week is the latest from Vancouver-based indie rockers Yukon Blonde, off of their recent release, Tiger Talk. These guys pretty much kick ass – catchy, fun and upbeat tunes that are sure to brighten up this dreary Friday morning! Beware though – your inner hipster might be found trying to […]

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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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Culture

VIDEO: Madonna’s Girl Gone Wild

Posted March 21, 2012 by Ty

Full Disclosure: I am a late blooming Madonna gay. That is, I had only discovered her years after I discovered myself. Her hard beats, cute boys and stormy dance moves only started to grow on me after I had watched her Drowned World Tour on DVD but since then, it’s been a non-stop train to all things […]

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