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I dig queer cyberspaces

Other than procuring porn or cute cat pics, the advent of the Internet has helped queer communities organize online, creating digital space for otherwise isolated and marginalized people. One of my f...
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Coming out and staying in

It’s hard to believe that we are already 15 years into our new millennium and somehow our little world keeps ticking. Before we look ahead to 2015 (is anyone else breathlessly awaiting Marty Mc...
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Presents for e’erbody on you list

The snow is falling, the candy-cane coffee has returned and an already dogeared pile of gift guides (sadly, the Lee Valley catalogue never arrived) sits on my table, which can only mean one thing: it...
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Wooing the rainbow vote

It’s a good news/bad news sort of week. Let’s start with the bad: if it’s true that you can’t make an omelette without breaking some eggs, it’s also true that you can...
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Climate change shouldn’t divide

Blink and you may have missed it: a few weeks ago, there was news coverage of the UN Climate Summit, which was quickly overshadowed by (perhaps conveniently timed) parliamentary secretary Paul Caland...