Posts Tagged ‘Canada’
 

 
from the editor

From The Editor: Remarks, Reflections & A Response On “The New Gay”

There is little I can say about The Grid’s recent “Dawn of the New Gay‘ that will match yesterday’s eloquent, touching, and provocative response from Elie. As a participant to the original piece, he was...
by Erika
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LGBTcampus

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

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 ...
by Erika
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Toronto Fringe Focus – Michael Hughes’ ‘Mickey & Judy’

In the age of Glee and Lady Gaga, some may forget what it was like when doll playing was done in secret, or listening to (or singing along with) your favourite diva was done quietly in the closet. The all too familiar struggle ...
by Elie
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Pumped for Pride: Sparkle Crunches and Social Irresponsibility

I was recently introduced to the series PRIDE PUMP 2000X promoting Toronto Pride 2011. The videos, produced by Toronto Convention and Visitors Association (Tourism Toronto, or @seetorontonow) – “the official destinati...
by Kyle
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AK-cat

Ask Kristi: “A Lonely Intellectual”

Dear Kristi, I am a PhD student at UBC and have been an academic and intellectual my whole life. Recently I met a guy at a bar that I was super attracted to, and we ended up hooking up. The next day I found out that he is a mai...
by Kristi
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When The Internet Is Awesome And Builds Queer Armies + We Love You Tanner #spiritday

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 ...
by Erika
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The Official Gaily GAYNADIAN Summer Pride Guide 2011

PRIDE! Where to go and when! This is your Summer 2011 Canadian Pride Guide GAYNADIANS!! We have lots of Pride coverage planned all summer long like THIS or THIS or THIS, and now you can participate in The Gaily’s Pride Ho...
by Team Gaily
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learnaboutpride

Let’s Learn About Pride! Craig Rodwell Had A Homosexual Agenda

Gay is Good! The season of rainbows is upon us. Millions of U-Haul driving, faux-hawk sporting, Lady Gaga minions will be strutting, prancing, and preening their way to the greatest party of the year! This is the time where we ...
by Dallas
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Alvaro Orozco and Lali Mohamed Among Featured Queer Artists at Ethnoculture Conference

Last May, while on his way to meet friends, Alvaro Orozco, a 25 year old undocumented queer artist was arrested and detained in Toronto, where he faced imminent deportation to Nicaragua. Alvaro had been living in Canada illega...
by Kate
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BIXI Montreal – Sweaty and oh-so-fabulous.

Dear Bixi, I love you. I say this as I walk away from my now docked Bixi bike after my frantic rush to work this morning. I have to admit that I am an avid Bixi enthusiast and would suggest anyone ride one of these rent-able b...
 

 
ftetsy

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
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DoingGoodFringe

Montreal Fringe Focus – Lawyer turned Funny Girl Jess Salomon (VIDEO)

This past Saturday, Tyrone and I got to sit down with former war crimes lawyer turned comedienne, Jess Salomon. Salomon’s first solo show, ‘Jess Salomon: Doing Good’ opened at the St-Ambroise Fringe Festival J...
by Erika
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