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Family

North Carolinians to Vote on Marriage Equality, Don’t Have More Pressing Political Issues

Posted September 13, 2011 by Nikki

So as I opened the news today and read this I realized that although most of us like to move forward in life and evolve for the betterment of humankind, a bunch of us are just plain f*cking backwards. I wish I weren’t writing about this because it truly does make me angry! Ironic how a few months […]

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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

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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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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Culture

The Big Apple on a Small Budget

Posted October 22, 2012 by Sarah

Being a full-time university student, living on your own and being entirely self-sufficient is hard! And you’re pretty much screwed when it comes to traveling. Friends who still live at home can afford to go to Cuba, Europe and Cancun every year or so, but where’s my white sand beach? I never found a white sand […]

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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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Culture

He Said | She Said: Back to School Edition

Posted September 2, 2011 by Rosel

Rosel: Now that summer is on its way out (sniff), it’s time to talk about the upcoming school year. It seems like there are some interesting changes happening in the States regarding LGBT school population; Jezebel reported this week that Elmhurst College in Illinois has become the first college to ask LGBT students to self-identify, as […]

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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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