Posts Tagged ‘lgbt’
 

 
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Transphobic Ad in National Post Bites Institute for Canadian Values in Tight White Asses

If you have been on Facebook in the last 24 hours you have undoubtedly by now come across numerous posts about this transphobic ad in the National Post.  Sponsored by the ‘National Think-Tank’ promoting Christian-J...
by Dallas
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Friends With Benefits: Notes On Modern Queer Relationships

When it comes to relationships, we all have our horror stories. By the age of 25, having waded through the often treacherous waters of queer romance, many of us are left with enough battle scars to last a lifetime. Yes, love ca...
by Elie
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Top Five Film Picks at IMAGE+NATION XXV

Montreal’s Image+Nation International Film Festival is celebrating its 25th anniversary  this year and officially opens tonight with an invite only launch and after-party. All films will be presented at Cinéma du Parc ...
by Ian
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A Love Letter: In Defence of Gaga

Everyone and their dealer has something to say about Lady Gaga and her recent metamorphosis from basic cured meat-wearing pop star to self-proclaimed equality rights messiah with her accelerated involvement in the LGBT communit...
by Elie
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Simply FADoulous: The Pet Homosexual

Somewhere between Airplane!! and Carrie Bradshaw, having a gay best boyfriend became the height of sophistication for a socially savvy hetero lady or group of breeding girls – both on the big and small screens and IRL ...
by Kristi
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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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Elie’s Picks: Piknic Électronik or, The Happiest Place On Earth

What’s more awesome than a sunny Sunday afternoon in Montreal? Why, a sunny afternoon at Piknic Electronik of course! For the few who remain unconverted, listen up friends: Piknic is quite possibly my favorite place in th...
by Elie
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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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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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Cyberbullying: The What-Do-We-Do-Now? Post + definetheline.ca

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 fol...
by Jai
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Toronto’s Fordian Parallel Universe/Empire

I recently came across a video on FB with insider footage of Rob Ford hosting a barbeque, with guest speaker Stephen Harper. In it, Ford introduces Harper as his “new fishing partner”, to which Mr. Harper takes the stage (l...
by Steven
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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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