Posts Tagged ‘spotlight’
 

 
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Music Video Vendredi – The Osheaga 2012 Edition

Hello music lovers! If you had eyes, ears and a heartbeat this week, you were also blown away when Osheaga Festival released their 2012 lineup – it’s the best roster announced since Coachella – even putting (m...
by Mel
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Kitchen Bitchin’: Salad isn’t just for skinny girls

Loving salad really isn’t anything to be ashamed of. At least that’s what I used to believe living the hipster life in Montreal—pot-lucks with friends, picnics in Parc Lafontaine, terrace hopping on St. Denis… But now I...
by Melanie
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Some Thoughts On International Women’s Day (And A Film You Should See)

In last week’s Montreal Gazette, Janet Bagnall wrote that while women “should make up half of elected officials and not 20 per cent, earn 100 cents for every dollar earned by their male co-workers and not 77 cents, ...
by Erika
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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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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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Best Real Life Example of a Non sequitur EVER, Deranged Anti-Gay Lady in Nebraska

Editor’s Note: It has been brought to our attention, and was reported in the Journal Star, that the woman in the video, identified as Jane Svoboda suffers from a mental illness and lives in an assisted living environment....
by Erika
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If You Can’t Enjoy Quinoa, You’re Dead To Me.

Rant first; recipes later I guess I’ll start by addressing the recent controversy associated with quinoa farming and the ways rich white peoples’ demands for copious amounts of quinoa has driven up local costs of quinoa...
by Melanie
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Photo Contest & Giveaway! Win An Evening with Comedienne DeAnne Smith & (Sexy) Guests!

One of my favorite weeknight traditions is  to grab a few friends and head to a cheap comedy show at Comedy Works. I mean what could be better than a few friends, drinks, and some lively stand up? Well some might say a strip b...
by Sarah
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OPEN THREAD: Oilvia Chow’s Gay Agenda.

It’s raining. I am sitting in my apartment in the Plateau of Montreal re-watching the funeral services of the late Jack Layton on YouTube. I have seen the pride Mr. Layton had for his family and have experienced the sup...
 
 
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What is this Love? Part 7: “The Body”

I was unsure what to do. I was panicking on the inside while trying to keep my cool on the outside. Ricky seemed inconsolable. I tried to snap him too and get his attention. I needed to know exactly what happened. “Ricky!...
by Kyle
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The Politics of Celebrity, Social Media and HIV/AIDS

In the last few years, there has been a significant shift in the sensibilities and outlooks of Americans as it relates to the inclusion of gays and lesbians in mainstream society and the procurement of legal rights and social r...
by Paul
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NEW! GQB Montreal Swaaaag. (We Have Bills. Help Us Pay Them.)

Montreal’s VERY FIRST EVER Guerrilla Queer Bar is happening this Thursday, and Montreal is getting very excited about it. Your guerrilla sergeants are also very busy preparing for the biggest homo takeover this country ha...
by Erika
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