Inner Peace Project: How free yoga classes for Edmonton youth raise mental health awareness

By Kateryna Didukh While mental health awareness may be becoming increasingly relevant and widely discussed, there's no single approach to overcoming and dealing with mental health challenges, that would be a right fit for everyone. To promote healing, one has to first discover what makes them bleed and find a personal path to overcoming it. … Continue reading Inner Peace Project: How free yoga classes for Edmonton youth raise mental health awareness

Rebecca Pickard on reclaiming sexuality, kinship ties, and Métis heritage through visual art in Alberta

By Kateryna Didukh Where do you come from? A harmless question for many people, but with a potential to become slightly annoying and obnoxious when followed up with a more persistent “no, but where are you REALLY from?” – yet one that still holds so much power. Knowing your heritage and being connected to your … Continue reading Rebecca Pickard on reclaiming sexuality, kinship ties, and Métis heritage through visual art in Alberta

How pop-culture continues to glorify rape culture in #MeToo era

By Kateryna Didukh TW: rape It’s no secret that Hollywood is big on selling sex and the ideas of a perfect romance. Unfortunately, the Hollywood notion of romance became so closely intertwined with rape culture, it’s no longer possible to tell them apart. Sexual violence may be easy to separate from reality if you think … Continue reading How pop-culture continues to glorify rape culture in #MeToo era

How lack of non-binary healthcare and transgender myths could be putting queer health at risk in Canada

By Kateryna Didukh  One way or another, we’ve all heard it: Being transgender is an illness. For many, transgender people remain a mystery, surrounded by controversy and myths. From access to bathrooms, to being called a trend rather than an identity, the existence of trans people have been politicized, picked apart, and veiled by misconceptions … Continue reading How lack of non-binary healthcare and transgender myths could be putting queer health at risk in Canada

New Netflix series ‘The Umbrella Academy’ proves why antiheroes are more interesting to watch

By Kateryna Didukh While it’s easy to be skeptical about another Netflix Original superhero show, The Umbrella Academy is a stand-alone experience that’s binge-worthy – especially if you’re otherwise sick of superheroes. When it comes to your traditional superheroes, Marvel Studios certainly takes the cake. Unless you’ve been living under a rock in the past … Continue reading New Netflix series ‘The Umbrella Academy’ proves why antiheroes are more interesting to watch