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Politics

It Get’s Gayer! Huge Gay Wins In The Gayest U.S. Election Ever

Posted November 9, 2012 by Saturn

As I was struggling to stay awake early Wednesday morning, I was moved by the euphoric crowd of supporters on the blue-hued stage in Chicago and the eloquent and masterfully punctuated speech of the newly re-elected POTUS: “…It dosen’t matter who you are, or where you come from, or what you look like, or where […]

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Culture

Music Video Vendredi – Top 10 Videos for International Women’s Week

Posted March 9, 2012 by Ty

This week’s Music Video Vendredi includes more than just our regular 1 video. How could it not? For generations countless women have been leading in music and since we’re wrapping up International Women’s Week, I figured we should give a HUGE shout out to those women who have pushed the boundaries in their own right and are […]

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Health

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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Health

Canada Failing Guy-loving Guys on HIV/AIDS Prevention

Posted June 3, 2011 by Kristi

Richard Elliot, executive director of the Canadian HIV/AIDS legal network recently stated: “It’s become very clear that we have a health minister, and presumably a government behind him, who are denialists.” Awesome. Let’s talk about that. The Alberta government recently approved $14 million for prevention efforts (mostly awareness-heavy) to combat the pathetically high STI rates in […]

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Culture

Music Video Vendredi – M.I.A.’s ‘Bad Girls’

Posted February 24, 2012 by Mel

  Rating: 4/5 Death-Defying Car Stunts What I think: Happy Friday music lovers! Everyone needs to feel a little badass on Friday morning right? It helps get you through that last workday of the week, lets you staple those TPS reports extra hard before punching the clock before heading out to drink your problems away…. […]

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Culture

Music Video Vendredi – OK Go’s ‘Needing/Getting’

Posted February 17, 2012 by Mel

    Rating: 5/5 Jump-in-the-Air-High-Fives What I think: Okay music lovers – I know this video came out last week, so many of you have already gotten to enjoy its awesomeness. But for those who missed it, here is OK Go with another seriously kickass video. I am always a huge fan of OK Go’s […]

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Culture

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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Culture

Music Video Vendredi – Yukon Blonde’s ‘Stairway’

Posted April 20, 2012 by Mel

Hello music lovers! Up this week is the latest from Vancouver-based indie rockers Yukon Blonde, off of their recent release, Tiger Talk. These guys pretty much kick ass – catchy, fun and upbeat tunes that are sure to brighten up this dreary Friday morning! Beware though – your inner hipster might be found trying to […]

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