Posts Tagged ‘lgbt’
 

 
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But Things Are Changing: AIDS Action Now! Launches Second Poster/Virus Campaign

AIDS Action Now! launched their second Poster/Virus Campaign at the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto last night with an after party at Cold Tea in Kensington Market, featuring DJ’s Like the Wolf and Mama Knows. The Poster/Vi...
by Ian
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Fox News: Delusional and Psychotic Chaz Bono on DWTS is ‘Toxic’ for Kids

Recently, we reported that Chaz Bono would be appearing on this season’s Dancing With The Stars. Since then, the moral majority family values nutjobs have unleashed their transphobic fury denouncing his selection, and are...
by Erika
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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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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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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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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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Why I Hate Pink Ribbon Crap and Six Reasons Everyone Oughta Care

It is the final day of October. Over the last 31 days, you have likely been inundated by pink. October, around the world, is ubiquitously known as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Just in case you weren’t already aware of b...
by Erika
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Elton, Seuss And Others on Coming Out, Why It’s Ok Out Here

Did you know that yesterday was National Coming Out Day? Did you come out? If you were already out did you declare your homo-ness to the masses? Well, in a world that generally worships those in Famousland, celebrities often ac...
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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Diversity: A celebration of junk

Human genitals are a cornucopia of appearance – even when you consider the strictly penis/vagina crowd and ignore the grand diversity that are ambigous genitals. Our individual relationships with our ladyflowers and manho...
by Kristi
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Lady Gaga Sings Tribute Song to Jamey Rodemeyer at iheartradio Festival

Last week, we reported on the tragic suicide of a young (gay?) teen, Jamey Rodemeyer who took his life after being repeatedly bullied. Apparently, his last post on his Facebook was an homage and thank you to Lady Gaga. “Don...
by Erika
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What if Mr. Cosmo & Ms. Maxim Went on a Date?

In 2011 Cosmopolitan sold more than 3 million issues in the US alone. Sure, Cosmo talks fashion, self-presentation and blablabla but we all know that after we’re done with the way we look, we flip right to dating advice and s...
by Sarah
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