Posts Tagged ‘spotlight’
 

 
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MOVE: Couch to 10k this summer with The Gaily

The Gaily has committed to getting you to move your body! We wrote about it here and are finally getting around to some action! (Bathing suit season is looming!) We are asking you to join us over the next 14 weeks in Parc Lafon...
by Erika
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VIDEO: Madonna’s Girl Gone Wild

Full Disclosure: I am a late blooming Madonna gay. That is, I had only discovered her years after I discovered myself. Her hard beats, cute boys and stormy dance moves only started to grow on me after I had watched her Drowned ...
 

 
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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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Music Video Vendredi – Mother Mother’s ‘Baby Don’t Dance’

This 5 piece Vancouver based indie rock band can really do no wrong in my eyes,  the song “Baby Don’t Dance” is particularly pleasing. It is an upbeat and very catchy hit from their third album Eureka . So he...
by Rachelle
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Serbia Bans Pride March For Fear of Violence, Fear of Homophobia Not a Priority

While millions of North Americans have celebrated who they are in the best show on earth (Pride) and celebrities are pronouncing “It Gets Better”, Serbia is caving in to far right pressures and anti-LGBTQ groups usi...
by Dallas
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Music Video Vendredi – Janelle Monáe’s ‘Tightrope’ Feat. Big Boi

This week the Gaily is giving a shout out to Janelle Monáe. Check out this rockin’ R&B diva… GURRRL she is FINE! Janelle Monáe is an absolute natural born performer who happens to be gracing us with her presen...
by Rachelle
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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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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
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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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Music Video Vendredi – Yukon Blonde’s ‘Stairway’

Hello music lovers! Up this week is the latest from Vancouver-based indie rockers Yukon Blonde, off of their recent release, Tiger Talk. These guys pretty much kick ass – catchy, fun and upbeat tunes that are sure to brig...
by Mel
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What if Mr. Cosmo & Ms. Maxim Went on a Date?

In 2011 Cosmopolitan sold more than 3 million issues in the US alone. Sure, Cosmo talks fashion, self-presentation and blablabla but we all know that after we’re done with the way we look, we flip right to dating advice and s...
by Sarah
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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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