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Gaily Beat

National Trans Bill is Back on the Agenda in House of Commons

Posted September 28, 2011 by Dallas

Rumour has it, and has had it for many years that the NDP and Liberals will join forces to fight the evil Conservatives. This “coalition” aims to improve the life, well-being and protection of the Canadian trans populations. On September 19 and September 21st respectively, Liberal MP Hedy Fry – who has incidentally attended every […]

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Culture

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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Religion

Sunday Skooled: Living Islam (OUT) Loud or, discussing the meaning of queer

Posted June 5, 2011 by Erika

To be queer is “to abrade the classifications, to sit athwart conventional categories or traverse several… We are all athwart if we expose and repudiate some of the comforting lies told about us and that we tell ourselves.” – Hall Who wants to talk about radical (sorta) feminist (some of them) women (anatomically and biologically) […]

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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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Culture

So this bad dude got killed and I am experiencing some real moral ambiguity

Posted May 2, 2011 by Erika

Last night around 10:30 it became very clear to the world that the President of the United States was going to make a big announcement and that that announcement was that THE enemy number one, Osama bin Laden, had been killed. I had a lot of feelings about this, and so did many of my […]

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Culture

Music Video Vendredi – Gotye’s ‘Easy Way Out’

Posted March 2, 2012 by Mel

Happy Friday Music Lovers! Rating: 4.5/5 Creepy Animated Cats What I think: So, I tastefully refrained from posting Gotye’s viral ‘Somebody That I Used to Know’ when it came out, because the entire world had already played the shit out of it by the time I could have. (Disadvantage to posting only on Friday – […]

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Culture

Music Video Vendredi – Metric – “Youth Without Youth”

Posted July 6, 2012 by Ty

NEW MUSIC FROM METRIC! Can anything be better? In a letter posted on the band’s website, Haines said: “Synthetica is about insomnia, fucking up, fashion, all the devices and gadgets attached to our brains, getting wasted, watching people die in other countries, watching people die in your own country, dancing your ass off, questioning the […]

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Rants + Raves

Sunday Skooled: The Black Church’s Sanctioning of Sexual Violence

Posted June 12, 2011 by Tamura

In September 2010 Bishop Eddie Long, prominent Atlanta pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, was accused of sexual improprieties with four young men—Anthony Flagg, Spencer LeGrande, Jamal Parris and Maurice Robinson.  According to the suits, Long, an internationally known televangelist who had previously campaigned against gay and lesbian marriage, used his position, extravagant trips, including overseas, and […]

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