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Culture

Transphobic Ad in National Post Bites Institute for Canadian Values in Tight White Asses

Posted September 30, 2011 by Dallas

If you have been on Facebook in the last 24 hours you have undoubtedly by now come across numerous posts about this transphobic ad in the National Post.  Sponsored by the ‘National Think-Tank’ promoting Christian-Judeo values, The Institute for Canadian Values, the ad pictured above, asks teachers in Toronto to not confuse children into questioning their gender […]

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Gaily Beat

National Trans Bill is Back on the Agenda in House of Commons

Posted September 28, 2011 by Dallas

Rumour has it, and has had it for many years that the NDP and Liberals will join forces to fight the evil Conservatives. This “coalition” aims to improve the life, well-being and protection of the Canadian trans populations. On September 19 and September 21st respectively, Liberal MP Hedy Fry – who has incidentally attended every […]

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Gaily Beat

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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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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Arts & Entertainment

‘The Voice’ is gay, a lesbian wedding, Chaz Bono, post-election questions, and more.

Posted May 4, 2011 by Erika

Welcome to the first edition of The Gaily Beat. The Gaily Beat brings you the best of homo pop-culture, news, politics, controversy, and analysis. If you have news, tips, events, or articles, blogs, and videos you think should be included in The Gaily Beat please send them to erika [AT] thegaily.ca by 5 PM. Thanks […]

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Film + Television

The local news cares about queer kids and takes on trans issues. What is going on?

Posted April 22, 2011 by Erika

Things happened on my teevee today. Well I don’t actually have teevee, it was on my computer. But, is it pride week or something and I missed it? First, Global BC did a three part/three night series on transgender people called “Transformations”, and then a Southern Ontario CTV outlet did a three part/three night series […]

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