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Art

Alvaro Orozco and Lali Mohamed Among Featured Queer Artists at Ethnoculture Conference

Posted September 21, 2011 by Kate

Last May, while on his way to meet friends, Alvaro Orozco, a 25 year old undocumented queer artist was arrested and detained in Toronto, where he faced imminent deportation to Nicaragua. Alvaro had been living in Canada illegally since 2007, after his request for residency on the basis of humanitarian and compassionate grounds was denied when […]

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Religion

In lieu of the Rapture: 12 WTF Sexy esty items

Posted May 20, 2011 by Kristi

Good Afternoon Everyone! Well, it’s after 3pm (GMT) so I’m pretty sure the Rapture didn’t happen. Although considering I haven’t left my house yet today, and only keep generally depraved company, it may have and I have been predictably “Left BELOW”. I spent the morning browsing through etsy.com, the world’s virtual flea market. And trust […]

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Culture

Jewish Culture, Commercialization, and the Glee Christmas Special

Posted December 21, 2011 by Kyle

The commercialization of holidays is not a mystery to North Americans. We see it, we buy into it, and we acknowledge its presence. What struck me, after watching Glee’s Christmas special was that not only does the commercialization of Christmas make the holidays marketable, it also has the ability to marginalize religious minorities through the […]

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Health

It’s A Moustache Blog! #teamgaily takes on #Ho-Movember

Posted November 2, 2011 by Kyle

Well. It’s that time of year again. Moustache Season. ‘Tis the time where men shave off all their facial hair and start to grow, in their own fashion, a good old solid “Mo”. What is a “Mo” you ask? Well, with our generation’s uncanny ability to shorten ever single word in the English language to […]

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Blogs

The Gaily.ca Live Blog & Open Thread: The Final Presidential Debate of 2012

Posted October 22, 2012 by Nikki

President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney will take the stage in the third and final presidential debate this evening at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida. The debate runs from 9:00-10:30 p.m. Eastern Time, but you can start the conversation earlier by joining our presidential debate live blogger Nikki here around 8:30. Send tweets and […]

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Culture

US State Department Launches 2012 International Women of Courage Awards

Posted March 8, 2012 by Kyle

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will host the 2012 International Women of Courage Awards (IWCA) Ceremony this morning (Thursday, March 8) at 11:00AM EST with special guest First Lady Michelle Obama. Secretary Clinton is the third woman ever to hold the position of Secretary of State. She was preceded by Dr. Condoleezza Rice (2005-2009), […]

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Culture

Gay for Sweeps: The Lesbian Kiss Episode

Posted May 31, 2012 by Kristi

We’re approaching the beginning of June, which means we’ve just rounded out the last days of May sweeps; the final Nielsen ratings collection days for school-year scheduled shows. While there are four month-long collection cycles throughout the year, the collection for the month of May is usually a hot one; television writers and producers pulling out the […]

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Culture

He Said | She Said: Back to School Edition

Posted September 2, 2011 by Rosel

Rosel: Now that summer is on its way out (sniff), it’s time to talk about the upcoming school year. It seems like there are some interesting changes happening in the States regarding LGBT school population; Jezebel reported this week that Elmhurst College in Illinois has become the first college to ask LGBT students to self-identify, as […]

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