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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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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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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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Religion

Sunday Skooled: Gender Bendy Lambs of God Welcome in the UCC

Posted June 19, 2011 by Carmen

It’s often still surprising to learn of a church that is open to and affirming of the gay and lesbian community, and even more one that has any significantly developed theological stance regarding trans folk. Transgenderism continues to pose big time conundrums for our churches as they try to grapple with and develop theologies that […]

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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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Feminism

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

Music Video Vendredi – The Osheaga 2012 Edition

Posted March 23, 2012 by Mel

Hello music lovers! If you had eyes, ears and a heartbeat this week, you were also blown away when Osheaga Festival released their 2012 lineup – it’s the best roster announced since Coachella – even putting (my personal fave) Sasquatch to shame. If you somehow failed to get a look at it, here you go: […]

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Culture

Music Video Vendredi – Janelle Monáe’s ‘Tightrope’ Feat. Big Boi

Posted April 27, 2012 by Rachelle

This week the Gaily is giving a shout out to Janelle Monáe. Check out this rockin’ R&B diva… GURRRL she is FINE! Janelle Monáe is an absolute natural born performer who happens to be gracing us with her presence here in Montreal on June 27th for a must-see performance at the Montreal International Jazz Festival. […]

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