Posts Tagged ‘Politics’

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US State Department Launches 2012 International Women of Courage Awards

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will host the 2012 International Women of Courage Awards (IWCA) Ceremony this morning (Thursday, March 8) at 11:00AM EST with special guest First Lady Michelle Obama. Secretary Clinton ...
by Kyle


Why Liberals Were Right on Amendment One and Wrong on North Carolina

On Tuesday, North Carolina put basic human dignity and equality up for a ballot referendum. By 61 percent, voters decided to amend their constitution to ban same-sex marriages and civil unions. Among other things, the new amend...
by Joshua



UK Threatens End To Foreign Aid Over Anti-Gay Policies

It is rare for me to ever support anything that is anti-gay. In fact, it has never happened. So, with the news that the UK may discontinue providing foreign aid to countries that have anti-gay legislation, I should be cracking ...
by Dallas

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National Trans Bill is Back on the Agenda in House of Commons

Rumour has it, and has had it for many years that the NDP and Liberals will join forces to fight the evil Conservatives. This “coalition” aims to improve the life, well-being and protection of the Canadian trans pop...
by Dallas


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Gaily Beat CNN Edition: O’Donnell Walks Off, Anderson Gigglefest, Pope Protested…

What with their celebrity hosts, high profile guests and extensive reach, there is always bound to be some fun drama and silly videos over at CNN. Today there happened to be enough that we could do an entire Gaily Beat based on...
by Erika

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Yeehaw! Alberta Elects Feminist Female Premier Who Maybe Likes HomoGays

In a province that celebrates calf-roping and Wranglers, and smells of horse manure after a day of rain we never would have thought the day would come. Well, (r)evolution is upon us here in the Wild Rose province as our new Pre...
by Dallas



The Live Blog & Open Thread: The Final Presidential Debate of 2012

President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney will take the stage in the third and final presidential debate this evening at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida. The debate runs from 9:00-10:30 p.m. Eastern Time, but you c...
by Nikki


Feet Don’t Fail Me Now: From Finish Line To Starting Over

//Oh my heart it breaks every step that I take, but I’m open at the gates they’ll tell me that you’re mine.// I feel you, Lana. This fall, I ran my first, and only marathon, also my first race and competition ever and sim...
by Ian



Hey fellow Gaynadians, did you hear that today is election day?

Dear fellow Gaynadians, Today is election day and I really, really would like you to vote, so I am writing this thing to help you make a decision and give you more information just incase you forgot/don’t care. This might...
by Erika


Vampires, Gay Rights, and the Political Underpinnings of HBO’s True Blood

HBO’s True Blood has always been saturated with political commentary. The first episode aired in September of 2008, just months before the passage of California’s Proposition 8. That November, as Californians voted to alter...
by Joe



OPEN THREAD: Dear Jack,…

Dear Jack, On May 2nd 2011, many of us at The Gaily gathered around a small tv, in a small apartment, with fuzzy reception, listening to the familiar voices and the familiar faces of the CBC, as the orange wave overtook this pr...
by Erika


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