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Paula "La Bomba" Gonzalez is Toronto's first female graffiti artist. While I interviewed her, she sat in front of me poised and pretty but came with a tough attitude, which likely developed out of the artwork she's been pioneering since 1986. But she's much more than a graff writer. Paula started...
What do we do when chicks with dicks go topless anywhere other than a pride parade or a gay bar? Apparently, we freak the fuck out. But we shouldn't freak the fuck out, which is one of the statements that was made when a Toronto-based transgender artist, named Lexi Sanfino , stripteased down an...
By now, it's pretty likely that you've probably heard of the controversial anti-terror bill by the Conservative government, Bill C-51, that passed by the House of Commons last Wednesday with Liberal support ( PM Stephen Harper was the only federal leader who did not attend the vote). Unsurprisingly...
I met Yigi Chang , an artist and illustrator based out of Toronto, at the Toronto Pride Parade . He sat behind one of the booths while he promoted prints of his erotic artwork and his most recent series of illustrations, called “Queer as Folklore.” The series explores the mythological origins of...
Just when you thought you had heard the last of Lil Jon and DJ Snake 's club anthem "Turn Down for What" it once again rears it's catchy little head. Only this time it is making a completely different impact. The youth voting group Rock the Vote has seen a ton of success in the past by banding...
In case you were running out of cool things to name drop this month, Chinese art oligarch and activist Ai Wei Wei will be turning Alcatraz (yes, the famous prison) into a floating gallery this September. In partnership with For Site Foundation , National Parks Service and The Golden Gate Park...