Posts Tagged ‘2011’


Queer & Folk: 12 WTF Pride Etsy Items

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 ...
by Kristi


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

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 na...


Hillary Clinton Appoints Ellen Degeneres as Global HIV/AIDS Envoy

Who better to spread the word of an “AIDS -free generation”? Our beloved lesbian sister Ellen Degeneres was appointed Global HIV/AIDS Envoy by the equally awesome Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. The announcemen...
by Dallas

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Serbia Bans Pride March For Fear of Violence, Fear of Homophobia Not a Priority

While millions of North Americans have celebrated who they are in the best show on earth (Pride) and celebrities are pronouncing “It Gets Better”, Serbia is caving in to far right pressures and anti-LGBTQ groups usi...
by Dallas


gb sep 27

L-Word’s Leisha Hailey Kicked Off Plane After Lesbian Kiss(es), Twitter Saga Ensues

Alice Pieczeki/Leisha Hailey of L-Word fame, and member of the music group Uh-Huh Her was escorted off a Southwestern Airline recently after kissing her girlfriend on the plane. However, there are two seperate stories as to how...
by Dallas

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Fredericton Celebrates Pride: Why It’s A Big Deal

As a young Vancouverite living in Davie Village and attending every pride I could after coming out in my late teens, I found myself restless at 23 and in need of a change. How I came to live in Fredericton has more to do with t...
by Jai



On Spirit Day 2011, Jamie Hubley’s Death at Forefront

There really is not much to say about another teen suicide. It is sad, it is frustrating, it is wrong. The finality is brutal. There has been a public outpouring of grief for Jamie Hubley, who took his own life last week. There...
by Dallas

TGB july 26

Boob Jobs, Yodelling Twins, Canadian Lutherans Are Cool…

The week is off to a good start so far; no-one famous has OD’d (yet) and the number of legally married same-sex couples has been multiplying exponentially. If a diamond detector was a thing and you could pass it over the sta...
by Nikki


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He Said | She Said: Whose Business is Pride Anyways?

Alex: Now that Pride parade season has come and gone for 2011, we can wipe the glitter from our eyes and discuss how we felt about this year’s pride festivities. Mainly, how much corporate sponsorship there was this year, at ...
by Alex

gb aug 17

Cuba Celebrates, McGowan’s Queens, Charlotte Protests, Carolla Apologizes

I usually start my weekly Gaily Beats with something I have learned this week. Well, this week I have learned nothing. Planning a Pride Festival literally takes away any sense of higher learning from my over-stuffed brain. Prid...
by Dallas


gb sep 28

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

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 pop...
by Dallas


UK Threatens End To Foreign Aid Over Anti-Gay Policies

It is rare for me to ever support anything that is anti-gay. In fact, it has never happened. So, with the news that the UK may discontinue providing foreign aid to countries that have anti-gay legislation, I should be cracking ...
by Dallas