Posts Tagged ‘Montreal’
 

 
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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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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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Melissa Etheridge In Montreal – Leaving No Doubt That She Still Totally Rocks

Melissa Etheridge loves Canada, and Canada loves her. From our balcony seats at Place des Arts’ Theatre Maisonneuve, providing an unobstructed view of the stage, we sat and waited as the anticipation in the hall steadily ...
by Mel
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My Big Fat Straight Marriage

A Note to all the RCMP detectives who frequent The Gaily on a daily basis; this story is not about me. I am straight, uncool and have only been to Montreal once. For Space Camp when I was 12. I remember hearing, prior to the pa...
by Kristi
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We’re Here, & We’re Queer: Meet the Founders of the Gaily

What was once a drunken Sunday conversation over an $8 bottle of wine on a mexican blanket in the middle of parc Mont Royal is now a reality. Long nights, more wine, several weeks and two pissed-off partners later The Gaily was...
by Team Gaily
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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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Revel & Riot Talks Pride & Design (PS. They Are Kind Of A Big Deal)

You might not yet have heard of Montreal-based Revel & Riot (shame!), an LGBT rights organization and merchandising/art centre, but some other big names sure have taken notice of this innovative designer and activist duo. Y...
by Erika
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Sunday Skooled: All baby gays are kinda nice, need a place to chill

Okay, maybe not all baby-gays, but seriously guys, for those of you who are still skeptical about the idea… IT GETS BETTER! At least for the young ones in Montreal’s West Island. Cause guess what, they opened up a cent...
by Nikki
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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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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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How to: 6 Ways to Rock/Survive Unemployment

You know what they say: write about what you know.
by Erika
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Boob Jobs, Yodelling Twins, Canadian Lutherans Are Cool…

The week is off to a good start so far; no-one famous has OD’d (yet) and the number of legally married same-sex couples has been multiplying exponentially. If a diamond detector was a thing and you could pass it over the sta...
by Nikki
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