Posts Tagged ‘lgbt’
 

 
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Sunday Skooled: Gender Bendy Lambs of God Welcome in the UCC

It’s often still surprising to learn of a church that is open to and affirming of the gay and lesbian community, and even more one that has any significantly developed theological stance regarding trans folk. Transgenderi...
by Carmen
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Why You Should Care About Roller Derby

I have never been a fan of sports. Call it a mix of being too busy reading and a series of high school miseries. So imagine my delight when I found a sport that I not only loved watching, but even (gasp!) understood. That sport...
by Alex
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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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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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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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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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Ask Kristi Anything: “A Penis-Confused Lesbo”

Dear Kristi, My girlfriend and I have pretty good girl-on-girl sex but I have been shy about introducing toys. Recently she brought up using strap-ons and dildos but I feel so awkward about the whole thing. I am worried that sh...
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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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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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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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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Let’s Take a Mental Health Day!!! Breaking through the Dark Cloud

You wake up and feel like crap.  But it isn’t a cold, or a stomach thing, or whatever.  It feels like there is this big, dark cloud of blah hanging around you.  And that cloud is heavy. So heavy that it makes getting out...
by MAB
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