Showing 201 Result(s)
Style

Jovian Perfumer David Bernstein on Busting Perfume’s Gender Binary

When the world ground to a halt in the spring of 2020, writer, director and dramaturg David Bernstein was faced with a stark new reality: he was a theatre-maker in a world without any theatres. As others in the theatre industry were contemplating virtual performances and digital media, Bernstein began to explore another of his …

Style

Toronto-Based Beauty Artist Robert Weir on What Pride Past, Present and Future Mean to Him

Hailing from the suburbs of Toronto meant Robert Weir largely didn’t feel at home in his life. “It was a time when just being yourself was dangerous,” the creative recalls. “If you walked down the street looking ‘effeminate,’ that was enough to get your ass kicked.” Despite the situational strife — and with the acknowledgement …

Style

Jamie Lynn Spears Has Broken Her Silence on Britney Spears’s Conservatorship

As #FreeBritney continues to dominate social media amid horrifying new details about Britney Spears’s ongoing conservatorship, her sister Jamie Lynn Spears is finally speaking out. The actor, 30, took to Instagram on June 28 to weigh in after Britney’s viral day in court last week where she opened up about the harm the conservatorship has …

Style

Your Guide To Drag Scenes Across Canada (Beyond Toronto, Montreal & Vancouver)

Despite the ongoing closure of queer spaces throughout the country, drag is popping up in venues all over, from straight cowboy-themed bars to libraries, bowling alleys, and cruises out on the ocean. The surge in popularity of the art form over the past decade has helped create — and in some cases, re-energize — drag …

Style

Chrissy Teigen Apologizes Amid Bullying Controversy: “I Was a Troll, Full Stop”

Several weeks have gone by since Chrissy Teigen’s history of online bullying was exposed to the world, and in typical celebrity fashion, she’s come back with a lengthy apology letter. “I want you to know I’ve been sitting in a hole of deserved global punishment, the ultimate ‘sit here and think about what you’ve done,’” …

Style

Melissa Barrera and Leslie Grace Say In the Heights Is Reshaping How Latinx Stories Are Told

In the Heights is a story about what it means to be home. Written over two decades ago by Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creator of the Broadway sensation Hamilton, the musical is an ode to Washington Heights, a Manhattan neighbourhood near where he grew up that’s home to a large Latinx community. The play depicts what …

Style

How Comedian and Writer Arianne Tong Is Celebrating Pride 2021

Like many folks in the LGBTQ2S+ community, Toronto-based comedian and writer Arianne Tong has seen Pride as an opportunity to let loose and celebrate. “Historically, the whole month of Pride has been great, but the one weekend specifically with the parade in Toronto, has been the ultimate release,” she says. “To not experience that over …

Style

Your Guide To the Virtual Pride Events Happening in Canada This Summer

COVID-19 has squashed plans for in-person Pride festivals across most of Canada once again, but queer folks are resilient and we won’t let a global pandemic get in the way of a good celebration. From pet clubs to drag shows, dance parties and Two-Spirit sharing circles, queer people across the country are finding new ways …