We very often ask, “Am I even GOOD ENOUGH as a (fill in the blank)?” or are we even valid in our conception of ourselves? Here’s a small collection of poems that reminded me of this itch.
There is a certain sense of unspoken loneliness that I feel affects a lot of Muslims during the public reaction to incidences of terrorism in the West.
We caught up with Toronto artist Babneet Lakhesar, better known as Babbu the Painter, and spoke about culture, identity, and representation.
Taking the emphasis off of my physical bodily appearance has made it easier for me to appreciate the rest of me, both physical and immaterial.
A Lack of Content is my first short film. The film focuses on a young couple who share a history, but because of their inability to communicate and truly understand each other, their relationship reaches a point of decision.
Photos: Jessica Daneluk / Makeup: Shaelene-Clark Bulick / Model: Shailee Koranne (self-styled) Click anywhere on the photos to expand.
Illustrated by Maia Grecco. I wanted to look like Michael Caine when I picked out my first pair of glasses. They were a thick bookish pair that reminded me of his effortless cool in The Ipcress File. He played a dour and cerebral spy, the alternative to James Bond, and his glasses matched with his …