Posts Tagged ‘spotlight’
 

 
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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
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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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Stevie’s Spin: Is Facebook to Windows as Google+ is to Apple OS X?

It’s A Social Smackdown Remember when Microsoft ruled the world? Me, neither. But it did. Windows was ubiquitous and while a mainstream user might have had complaints, they were tethered to the giant; the only game in tow...
by Steve
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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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Turning #thirty.. What I’ve Learned and the Things You Should Know

Editor’s Note: I was inspired after last year’s pretty awful Glamourist article Turning 30: 30 Things Every Woman Should Have And Should Know and this much better response: The Real 30 Things Women/Womyn Should Have...
 
 
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Guelph Is So Gay! A Lesbian Coming-of-Age Story

Every morning when I wake up… okay I go back to sleep. But when I do wake up (for the 6th time) I thank god I am gay. I never thought this day would come because for as long as I can remember, my sexuality was always some...
by Nikki
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Ford Trims Fat: What It Means For Those Living With HIV

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s executive committee is set to consider cuts totalling more than $740 million to police, transit, public health and environment programs. Independent accounting and consulting firm KPMG identified ...
by Steven
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Making The Unfortunate The New Appropriate

How many times have you stood around at your local drug store, going through greeting card after greeting card for far too long, unable to find the right one? They’re either too cheesy, too sentimental, too childish, too stra...
by Team Gaily
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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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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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Stevie’s Spin: Apple’s New iPad

Apple’s new iPad is upon us. Does it deliver? The bar is so astoundingly high for Apple that anything less than jaw-dropping translates to a disappointment. So where does the new iPad fall? When the iPhone 4s was released las...
by Steve
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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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