Posts Tagged ‘Queer’
 

 
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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
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American Fast Food Hotspot Chick-Fil-A Feeding the Pockets of the Anti-Gays

Attention Americans, and all those that have ever or will ever consider visiting there! If you support all things queer, do not set foot in Chick-fil-A. You would think with a name that immediately appealed to me as a lesbian, ...
by Dallas
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Did You Say Lesbians? I LOVE Lesbians!

So I’m sitting in a coffee shop talking with a brother about a trip he took to Africa to work in a village. I was a little annoyed by his comments that more black kids should be taken to Africa so they can see how good they h...
by Sheri
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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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Cyberbullying: The What-Do-We-Do-Now? Post + definetheline.ca

It’s a sad but predictable phenomena First, a youth (or a series of)  commits suicide as a result of homophobic bullying and/or, increasingly, cyberbullying.  Second comes the coverage of the event in the media, and any fol...
by Jai
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Women’s Comedy Festival ‘She’s Canadian, Eh!’ Highlights Funny Gay Female Comics

In an industry completely dominated by men, and a society that thinks women can’t be funny, it can sometimes be difficult to succeed or gain recognition as a female comedian. Montreal’s Eman started the Canadian Wom...
by Erika
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The Military Celebrates, Cyber-bullied Gay Teen Commits Suicide

I have to be honest. I began this Gaily Beat post as a tribute to all those in the American military that can now be who they are while fighting for the rights of others. It was a great post, but than I came across a Facebook f...
by Dallas
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Trouble in (Queer) Paradise: What Does It Take To Be Different After Dark?

There’s something in the Montreal soil that keeps bearing the raddest fruit. The newly minted queer collective, going by the name of Trouble is throwing it’s first of many dance party fundraisers for ACCM (AIDS Community Ca...
by Ian
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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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On Spirit Day 2011, Jamie Hubley’s Death at Forefront

There really is not much to say about another teen suicide. It is sad, it is frustrating, it is wrong. The finality is brutal. There has been a public outpouring of grief for Jamie Hubley, who took his own life last week. There...
by Dallas
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Top Five Film Picks at IMAGE+NATION XXV

Montreal’s Image+Nation International Film Festival is celebrating its 25th anniversary  this year and officially opens tonight with an invite only launch and after-party. All films will be presented at Cinéma du Parc ...
by Ian
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Simply FADoulous: The Pet Homosexual

Somewhere between Airplane!! and Carrie Bradshaw, having a gay best boyfriend became the height of sophistication for a socially savvy hetero lady or group of breeding girls – both on the big and small screens and IRL ...
by Kristi
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