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Music Video Vendredi – Delta Rae – “Chain On Love” (A Song For Marriage Equality)

Posted May 25, 2012 by Ty

Well every now and then we find a jewel of a song randomly on YouTube. This week kids, I bring you Delta Rae’s Chain On Love – a song for marriage equality. “Several years ago, California voters passed Prop 8, which effectively banned gay marriage in the State.  Ian, in response,  wrote a song “Chain […]

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Sentencing in McDonald’s Trans Beating Case, Maryland Taking a Stand on Hate Crimes

Posted September 14, 2011 by Dallas

Apparently Teonna Brown was unaware that at McDonald’s, the smiles are free. On Monday Brown was indicted on five charges including a hate crime for her vicious attack on a trans woman, Chrissy Polis in a Maryland MacDonald’s after being caught on video by a McDonald’s employee (who was subsequently fired). Violence and complete prejudice against […]

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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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Apparition of the Wild: Jamie Ross Exhibits at SKOL in Montreal

Posted November 26, 2012 by Ian

An exciting new exhibit in Montreal opens this week, breaking new ground for queer artists and exploring in experimental ways how homosocial lives are lived on lands older than time. On Friday November 30th, SKOL will be hosting the opening reception of Montreal artist, historian and documentarian Jamie Ross’ latest work “Apparition of the wild”. […]

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The Gaily.ca Live Blog & Open Thread: The Final Presidential Debate of 2012

Posted October 22, 2012 by Nikki

President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney will take the stage in the third and final presidential debate this evening at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida. The debate runs from 9:00-10:30 p.m. Eastern Time, but you can start the conversation earlier by joining our presidential debate live blogger Nikki here around 8:30. Send tweets and […]

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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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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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Bachmann, Perry Still Totally Incoherent on HPV, GOP Comes Around on AIDS

Posted September 20, 2011 by Nikki

Bachmann never fails to provide us with Gaily Beat fodder. Last Tuesday, Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann announced during a debate, that Rick Perry’s 2007 mandate to vaccinate all 6th Grade girls in Texas against HPV was in short, a ludicrous idea. Why? Because it was a “violation of liberty interest”. That and oh yeah, […]

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