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Health

Hillary Clinton Appoints Ellen Degeneres as Global HIV/AIDS Envoy

Posted November 9, 2011 by Dallas

Who better to spread the word of an “AIDS -free generation”? Our beloved lesbian sister Ellen Degeneres was appointed Global HIV/AIDS Envoy by the equally awesome Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. The announcement was made on Tuesday at an address to the National Institute of Health. “Your words will encourage Americans in joining you to make […]

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Let’s Take a Mental Health Day!!! Breaking through the Dark Cloud

Posted May 28, 2011 by MAB

You wake up and feel like crap.  But it isn’t a cold, or a stomach thing, or whatever.  It feels like there is this big, dark cloud of blah hanging around you.  And that cloud is heavy. So heavy that it makes getting out of bed hard, especially since you slept terribly last night; you had trouble […]

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Transphobic Ad in National Post Bites Institute for Canadian Values in Tight White Asses

Posted September 30, 2011 by Dallas

If you have been on Facebook in the last 24 hours you have undoubtedly by now come across numerous posts about this transphobic ad in the National Post.  Sponsored by the ‘National Think-Tank’ promoting Christian-Judeo values, The Institute for Canadian Values, the ad pictured above, asks teachers in Toronto to not confuse children into questioning their gender […]

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Culture

The Official Gaily GAYNADIAN Summer Pride Guide 2011

Posted June 20, 2011 by Team Gaily

PRIDE! Where to go and when! This is your Summer 2011 Canadian Pride Guide GAYNADIANS!! We have lots of Pride coverage planned all summer long like THIS or THIS or THIS, and now you can participate in The Gaily’s Pride Hoolapalooza: SEND US YOUR PICTURES!! We will feature you in The Gaily’s Gaynadian Pride 2011 […]

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North Carolinians to Vote on Marriage Equality, Don’t Have More Pressing Political Issues

Posted September 13, 2011 by Nikki

So as I opened the news today and read this I realized that although most of us like to move forward in life and evolve for the betterment of humankind, a bunch of us are just plain f*cking backwards. I wish I weren’t writing about this because it truly does make me angry! Ironic how a few months […]

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Music Video Vendredi – Delta Rae – “Chain On Love” (A Song For Marriage Equality)

Posted May 25, 2012 by Ty

Well every now and then we find a jewel of a song randomly on YouTube. This week kids, I bring you Delta Rae’s Chain On Love – a song for marriage equality. “Several years ago, California voters passed Prop 8, which effectively banned gay marriage in the State.  Ian, in response,  wrote a song “Chain […]

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The Queer History of the Ex-Gay Movement

Posted May 20, 2011 by Kristi

There is a long history of straight attempts to erase, eradicate, assimilate and ignore queer people – in a lot of awful, disturbing and creatively cruel ways. The most modern of which I believe is the ex-gay movement; an attempt of several religious organizations of the evangelical variety to spread the notion that gay people […]

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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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