Posts Tagged ‘Pride’
 

 
gb aug 17

Cuba Celebrates, McGowan’s Queens, Charlotte Protests, Carolla Apologizes

I usually start my weekly Gaily Beats with something I have learned this week. Well, this week I have learned nothing. Planning a Pride Festival literally takes away any sense of higher learning from my over-stuffed brain. Prid...
by Dallas
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He Said | She Said: Whose Business is Pride Anyways?

Alex: Now that Pride parade season has come and gone for 2011, we can wipe the glitter from our eyes and discuss how we felt about this year’s pride festivities. Mainly, how much corporate sponsorship there was this year, at ...
by Alex
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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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Montreal Queer Sparks Speak: It’s A Roundtable

In the next few weeks I will be very busy organizing a feminist roundtable over at kickaction.ca – you should probably check it out because there are some awesome queer Montrealers ready to speak their minds on topics tha...
by Erika
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The Cliks Frontman Lucas Silveira And Band Make A Date With Pride Calgary

Lucas Silveira of The Cliks is ready to show his true colours at Pride Calgary tonight. The creator and lead singer of the Canadian band is finally where he was always meant to be. The Cliks have been around for a while, create...
by Dallas
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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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The Perils And Pride Of The Dyke March

The Vancouver Dyke March made me lesbian. Well, not really, but it definitely helped me realize that straight life was officially out of the question for me. As a questioning thirty-something that couldn’t quite figure out wh...
by Dallas
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“Quarterback” Mammoliti: Anti-Gay Politics Make For Strange Bedfellows

Giorgio Mammoliti, City Councillor of Ward 7 (in the Etobicoke Region) has been described as Mayor Rob Ford’s “Quarterback”. Although the two of them were sworn enemies during the Mayoral race, pitted against each other, ...
by Steven
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Why I Am Ashamed To Be On The Cover Of The Grid

Some may call it back-peddling, some may call it damage control; but denouncing my involvement in The Grid’s recent cover story ‘Dawn Of A New Gay’by Paul Aguirre-Livingston is incredibly important to me regardless of how...
by Elie
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A Happy Pride, A Sad Fair, Feminist Camp & People That Make You Feel Sanctimonious

I really do wonder one thing. Us homogays, we’re kind of known for being awesome party people right? We’re known for having kickass parades and mass dance parties. So why oh why, all things considered, does Pride ha...
by Nikki
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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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Fredericton Celebrates Pride: Why It’s A Big Deal

As a young Vancouverite living in Davie Village and attending every pride I could after coming out in my late teens, I found myself restless at 23 and in need of a change. How I came to live in Fredericton has more to do with t...
by Jai
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