Creative Intersections and Collective Crossroads: Philadelphia’s Ashley Burk manages full-time work and evening freelancing, all while investigating how to better manage pressures to keep connected

Ashley Burk is the Founder and CEO of Steady Hand Creative Co., an organization that sells one-of-a-kind plant hangers and … More

I Hate It But I Love It: The hilarious Toronto-produced pop culture podcast for all to subscribe

During the 2018 winter holidays, I finished season five of Someone Knows Something, a brilliant Canadian-made true-crime, murder mystery podcast … More

Justine Abigail Yu: On Living Hyphen magazine and on living in the in between

The first issue of Living Hyphen, Entrances and Exists, launched on October 12, 2018. The print magazine is an intimate … More

Ebbs and Flows: Podcast host Amanda Laird on professional development, #periodtalk and smashing the patriarchy

In September 2017, Amanda Laird launched Heavy Flow, a podcast about menstruation and reproductive health. A writer, Registered Holistic Nutritionist … More

This is Marisa Tran: The co-owner of Toronto’s Hollandaise Diner talks queer identity, career shifts, community giving and exploring the world

Marisa Tran and Josh de Grosbois opened Hollandaise Diner in Toronto’s east-end on December 9, 2015. They serve bottomless coffee, … More

Body 365: Committing to diverse body-love, while challenging the mainstream media to do the same

In April 2017, Mikael M. Melo founded Body 365, an Instagram and Facebook campaign that highlights diverse body types and … More

Human Sightings: A personal desire to create space-themed comics turned into an international art brand, impacting global audiences

Evelyn Basch of Bristol, UK started Human Sightings in 2017. It’s an independent art platform that stems from Evelyn’s experiences with … More

Illustrator and writer Hana Shafi talks being weird and influential on the Internet

Hana Shafi, also known as Frizz Kid, lives in Toronto and works as an illustrator and writer. From a rude … More

Naz Rahbar is an Iranian-Canadian artist, educator and business-owner exploring queer-immigrant identity, orientation and intersectionality

Naz Rahbar is a Toronto-based multidisciplinary artist, educator and entrepreneur. Naz says her passion and drive to create is more … More

Becoming the Didihood: A collective of South Asian sisters influencing Canada’s media landscape

Arti Patel, Online Lifestyle Reporter at Global News, Nikkjit Gill, Managing Editor at Post City and Roohi Sahajpal, Case Manager … More

Leila Unveiled: A blend of pride, passion and Persian

Izad Etemadi is drama. A Toronto-based actor, singer and creator, Izad has toured Canada performing for sold-out shows yet remains … More

Welcoming Creative Vulnerability and Limitless Beauty: Ludi Leiva confronts body-love, racism and identifying as queer in a family of colour through words and illustrations

If you don’t follow Ludmila (Ludi) Leiva on Instagram, you should make that your next move. Ludi is a writer, … More