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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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NHL And Burke Family ‘You Can Play’ Campaign Adresses Homophobia In Sports

Posted March 5, 2012 by Erika

It was a big deal when Brendan Burke came out in the largely homophobic sports world in 2009. When he died tragically in 2010, his father and brother picked up his torch and continue to push for change. The “You Can Play” project has just that goal, to change attitudes and to build allies in […]

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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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Stevie’s Spin: Is Facebook to Windows as Google+ is to Apple OS X?

Posted September 30, 2011 by Steve

It’s A Social Smackdown Remember when Microsoft ruled the world? Me, neither. But it did. Windows was ubiquitous and while a mainstream user might have had complaints, they were tethered to the giant; the only game in town. There was little motivation to innovate when you had a virtual monopoly. While nerds and artists embraced […]

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So, what is Google+? A PSA from your Technigay

Posted July 13, 2011 by Ty

So you have probably already heard the news, and you want to be invited to Google+ (see how at the bottom! we have invites!). Even if you haven’t heard the buzz on the interwebz, there’s a new sheriff in town goin by the name Google+. It would only seem natural for Google to finally release […]

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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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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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WTF? QR Codes are even for non-technigays

Posted April 21, 2011 by Ty

So you saw one of these funny looking barcodes on some advertisement somewhere and you have no idea what it is. You probably dismissed it as yet another industry standard sales-based code that would help some distributer somewhere better stock their grocery store shelves. You would be wrong. QR (Quick Reference) codes are actually two-dimensional […]

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