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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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Parties + Events

Halloween Costume Stereotypes – Which One Are You?

Posted October 26, 2012 by Caitlin

The Halloween Dilemna: either you’re the type to scope out the Halloween parties you (or your better connected friends) have been invited to, or you’re the type who opts to stay in, convinced that it’s because you want to see all of the adorable trick-or-treaters who will be knocking at your door (aka intending to […]

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Culture

Music Video Vendredi – Lianne La Havas – ‘Is Your Love Big Enough?’

Posted July 20, 2012 by Rachelle

First off, I think this 22-year-old Londoner knows how to belt out a note. Her sound shows a mix of old-fashioned melody with hints of soul and pop, smoky vocals and splash of youthful vulnerability. My only criticism is how she blends into the overdone topic in music, songs about love. Although most pop songs […]

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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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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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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

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

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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