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RIP Steve Jobs, We Love The Cool Stuff You Made #isad

Posted October 6, 2011 by Nikki

First my twitter feed went ballistic announcing the unfortunate death of Steve Jobs. Then came the Facebook responses: “OMG NO!”, and “I can’t believe it…” or “Nooooo :(” and even “Man this is tragic” followed by the simple and irreverent “#isad”. A more official commentary on the matter comes from Apple itself in a statement […]

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How Steve Jobs Empowered a Generation

Posted October 6, 2011 by Steve

I was in the trenches when D&D and comics were still wedgie-worthy and sci-fi was light-years from trendy. The past decade has seen the advent of the geek, from social misfit and misanthrope in the eyes of mainstream folk, to sexily shy gatekeepers of an arcane world of technology and acronymic web lingo. While so many […]

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Stevie’s Spin: Apple’s New iPad

Posted March 12, 2012 by Steve

Apple’s new iPad is upon us. Does it deliver? The bar is so astoundingly high for Apple that anything less than jaw-dropping translates to a disappointment. So where does the new iPad fall? When the iPhone 4s was released last October, the upgrades were strong, if predictable, but lacked the titillation we had come to […]

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When The Internet Is Awesome And Builds Queer Armies + We Love You Tanner #spiritday

Posted October 20, 2011 by Erika

Remember when we were super sad and depressed about bullies and suicides and how the whole world fucking sucks ass and nobody cares?!? aka. 5 minutes ago? That was before my mind was blown. By love and unicorns and love and so many queer awesome people who are awesome! This is a true #SpiritDay Story: […]

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Cyberbullying: The What-Do-We-Do-Now? Post + definetheline.ca

Posted October 31, 2011 by Jai

It’s a sad but predictable phenomena First, a youth (or a series of)  commits suicide as a result of homophobic bullying and/or, increasingly, cyberbullying.  Second comes the coverage of the event in the media, and any follow-up coverage with pertinent pieces of info the public might want to know (usually pertaining to the victim, their […]

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Internet-Free Nation: 6 + 1 Ways To Procrastinate Without The Internet

Posted March 6, 2012 by Nikki

So if you’ve read my coming of age story you must know by now that there’s a lot of procrastinating involved. What I didn’t mention was that I wrote that post while putting off studying for a midterm that I had the next day. Anyways I think know I’m the Queen of Procrastination. I don’t […]

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Editor’s Pick: DIY-Addiction To “Remodel This House”

Posted July 10, 2011 by Erika

I have a confession. I am addicted to DIY projects, remodelling shows, websites, and blogs. I wasted my entire first year of university watching TLC religiously. I have never really had the space or time to do a lot of DIY stuff, but I grew up with a Dad who lives for making things out […]

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Queer & Folk: 12 WTF Pride Etsy Items

Posted June 15, 2011 by Kristi

I really did want to offer some sort of “How to hook up with the Hottest Guy on the Float” for Pride, but as merely a jubilant observer and flag-waver, I decided to leave that to the real queers. Instead, I found a way to celebrate Pride with my friends, family and colleagues by finding […]

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