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Art

En Haute: Photography, Urban Space, and Henri Hadida

Posted September 27, 2011 by Kyle

Montreal-based artist, Henri Hadida will show his most recent photographic works at Studio Beluga September 26 – October 6, 2011. Entitled Haute Tension, Hadida explains that this body of work marks a personal creative benchmark for himself as an artist. His most recent work departs from more “sentimental” and traditional forms of photographic activity, and […]

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Homophobia

Sunday Skooled: Love Your Gay Neighbour (Jesus Says So)

Posted June 26, 2011 by Carmen

Tonight, I loved my gay neighbours. It says in the Bible to love your neighbour.  Many times.  Jesus said it, true, but it says it in the Hebrew scriptures (that Jesus was quoting, by the way) as well as in the letters that Paul wrote after he encountered the Spirit of Jesus and claimed to […]

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Culture

Music Video Vendredi – ARTSIDA4 Edition ‘Robert de la Gauthier’

Posted April 6, 2012 by Erika

This music video vendredi is a little different. You might know already that we are very excited about Saturday’s fundraiser ‘ARTSIDA4’ which benefits AIDS Community Care Montreal, a local and long-standing AIDS service organization in Montreal. We  have been planning our outfits for weeks, and unfortunately for YOU, the event is entirely sold out. (The […]

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Gaily Beat

Christian Gift + Candy = JesusWEEN! Christians Attempt To Rid Us Of Fun. Again.

Posted October 18, 2011 by Dallas

“Christian Gift + Candy = JesusWeen” ~ Jesus Ween on Facebook Attention all ye sinners who choose to celebrate Halloween by dressing up in heinously anti-biblical fashion and cavort with equally disgusting individuals while eating dubious amounts of KitKats and drinking ungodly beverages. That goes for you too, children that dress in satanic garb like that […]

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Culture

Tegan & Sara Are Ready To Dance: ‘Closer’ and ‘I’m Not Your Hero’ VIDEOS

Posted October 23, 2012 by Caitlin

Any chance to write about these two – I’ll take it. My listening relationship with Tegan and Sara began along with the insatiable need that teenage girls have for empowering emotional girl voices on constant loop on their iPods and in their heads. In high school experience, Tegan and Sara were my go-to for those, […]

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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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Health

Why I Hate Pink Ribbon Crap and Six Reasons Everyone Oughta Care

Posted October 31, 2011 by Erika

It is the final day of October. Over the last 31 days, you have likely been inundated by pink. October, around the world, is ubiquitously known as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Just in case you weren’t already aware of breast cancer. Probably long before October, you saw the pink infiltration begin. In department stores. Car […]

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Culture

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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