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JODO: Bandana

Holy hell, it’s like Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and a birthday all rolled into one. It’s the return of Madlib and Freddie Gibbs aka MadGibbs for their Piñata follow up Bandana. This feels like the heyday of Lil Wayne putting out the Carter albums; Piñata felt like the modern Carter 1 then in quick succession Gibbs […]

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Surajkund International Crafts Mela’19

The Surajkund International Crafts Mela (English: Fair) originated in 1987 and with each passing year it grows into more prosperity. Held in the National Caption Region of India, it is a colourful, traditional Craft Festival bringing light to the enormous talent of Artisans and Craftsmen in India. It showcases the rich culture of tribal craftsmen; […]

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Sex education

Cervical Cancer Human papillomavirus (HPV) is an extremely common sexually transmitted infection, most people at some point in their life will acquire it. There are 100 types of HPV, 13 of which cause cervical cancer. (WHO) Clitoris Nerves The clitoris contains 8000 nerve endings, that’s twice as many nerve endings as the penis. (health) FMG […]

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Searching for Kanye West

BBC Three and British journalist Ben Zand have just released a revealing documentary about musical genius and King of controversy Kanye West. Love him or hate him, Zand was on a mission to understand him. Traveling to his hometown of Chicago and speaking with some of his oldest and dearest friends, Zand’s mission was to […]

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Meet: Hildy-Max

It’s been over a year since the last time we spoke (see here); how have you grown as a woman and an artist? It has been over a year and I’m ecstatic to say things have changed. The most important was quitting drinking 6 months ago. It started as a joke, something I had not […]

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Meet: Hoodrat Feminist

Who is Hoodratfeminist? What is Durag Diaries? Hoodrat Feminist is the voice I needed to hear when I was younger, she’s wise and fearless. Drug Diaries are one minute Instagram videos where I share my experiences to help people feel less alone and as cautionary tales for young people who may be on their way […]

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Ark x Pressed

Pressed Magazine is a Toronto-based collective of artists, students and professionals striving to create a platform that highlights stories, people and issues. @pressed.magazine

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Meet: Rachel

You are a former Team Canada jumper and currently a disabled model and activist. Take us through your journey on how you got here. I could say so much, as it’s been an extreme few years. Competing on the national stage in my teens earned me the opportunity to represent Canada on the international stage, […]

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Meet: Jude

For people who are trying to understand, what does being ‘non-binary’ mean? To me, non-binary means being able to express what ever gender on the spectrum that represents myself. I am a free, non-binary person, being myself and loving it. As non-binary, what pronoun do you like to identify yourself with? I prefer the pronouns […]

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