Posts Tagged ‘Canada’
 

 
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Canadian Hockey Gets Gay Married (#cuteoverload)

Canadian hockey did not really get gay married, but these two girls at a hockey game in Ottawa this weekend did get Gay Engaged! Watch the crowd go wild!  
by Erika
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Boy Culture: Why Coming Out Is Only Half The Battle

Too skinny for the gym rats, too hairy for the twinks, and too foreign for just about everyone else; my first experiences in Montreal’s gay village ended up being more intimidating than growing up in the aggressively ignorant...
by Elie
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How To: DIY Cut Offs

How many of us have 10 pairs of jeans and we only wear maybe three of them? The rest just sit in the closet like Tom Cruise and never, ever make it out. I have a solution, that will save you money this summer and having you loo...
by Kyle
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Don’t Call Them A Girl Band: Montreal’s Mad About Mad June

Surprisingly, the question that threw off the Montreal band Mad June’s vocalist and guitarist Vanessa McLean the most was naming her favourite lesbian in pop culture, when I met her and the bassist Pascale St-Onge for a chat....
by Rosel
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Canadian Lesbian Couple Not Considered Family at US Customs, or, DOMA Blows

 So I am flipping through Xtra West Magazine, and a familiar face draws me into an article entitled “Canadian border guard tells lesbian couple to fill out separate forms.” The familiar face is that of my WomenR...
by Dallas
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Canada Failing Guy-loving Guys on HIV/AIDS Prevention

Richard Elliot, executive director of the Canadian HIV/AIDS legal network recently stated: “It’s become very clear that we have a health minister, and presumably a government behind him, who are denialists.” ...
by Kristi
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Women’s Comedy Festival ‘She’s Canadian, Eh!’ Highlights Funny Gay Female Comics

In an industry completely dominated by men, and a society that thinks women can’t be funny, it can sometimes be difficult to succeed or gain recognition as a female comedian. Montreal’s Eman started the Canadian Wom...
by Erika
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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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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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Annabree: Girls Talking About Their Alternative Lifestyle Hair

      (Editor’s Note: Girls Talking About Their Alternative Lifestyle Hair is a new feature where Erika talks to super hot girls who have feelings about their hair as it pertains to their sexualities, identiti...
by Erika
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Lesbians in Tehran, Jack Layton Remembered, Bisexual Men Exist

“Circumstance” Coming to a Gay & Lesbian Film Festival Near You Iran fascinates me, especially in terms of the underground life there, so I am particularly looking forward to the new film “CircumstanceR...
by Erika
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Montreal Fringe Focus – Robby Hoffman: Autobiography

On the opening night of her show, Robby Hoffman was wondering if she should be getting something to eat, since the last meal she ate was breakfast at 2pm. She’s looking sharp, a little bit nervous, and irreverent, dressed in ...
by Rosel
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