Black history is both deeper and more diverse than what we are taught, and many dedicated and impassioned people are doing the work to reflect that. Enslaved aims to be part of that education. The fifth episode, "Resistance," details the ways freedom seekers pushed back against the evils of slavery and shines a light onlittle-known Black Canadian history and the role so-called freedom ships played in that struggle.
Take it from me: a conversation with Oscar/Tony/Emmy award-winning actress, producer and L’Oréal spokesperson Viola Davis has all the range of any one of her iconic performances. When we Zoomed together during TIFF ’20—where she and her husband/business partner Julius Tennon held a masterclass on film production—our chat touched on lipstick, sex, self empowerment and more.
This year, the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor (both killed by police officers) and Ahmaud Arbery (three white men have been charged with shooting him, one a retired police detective) spurred worldwide action, igniting an overdue acknowledgement of the ravages of anti-Black racism. But this reckoning is also the result of decades of resistance, including in Canada, where a long-muffled conversation about systemic racism has finally become a roar.
Dating at any stage of life can be a tricky feat, but dating during perimenopause or menopause brings a new host of must-haves and need-to-knows between you and your potential partner. How does menopause impact romantic relationships? What tools can you use to keep your sex life hot and spicy? And what if you realize you don’t want a partnership at all? Here are three women sharing their experiences of love, sex, and menopause.
The Carnival tabanca is real. Solidified in song with soca star Bunji Garlin’s 2013 hit by the same name, “Carnival Tabanca” refers to the helpless yearning one feels for Carnival, usually once Carnival season has come and gone. For most of my fellow Carnival enthusiasts, the COVID-19 pandemic has stirred up an extreme tabanca deep in our souls; it’s one thing to feel nostalgic about something you experienced, but quite another to miss something you anticipated.
Let’s face it: 2020 has been rough. That’s why we’re looking to find moments of joy and pleasure this summer with our new series, Summer’s Not Cancelled.
How does personal style evolve during a pandemic? And what do we learn about ourselves when we don't have an audience?
Detailing a brief history of Black Canadian activism through the decades.
When I think about the kind of Black woman I've always wanted to be — and how I want to raise my Black daughters into their own versions of Black womanhood — I look to the women who came before me.
A personal essay on life in the midst of a global pandemic while navigating significant personal life shifts.
From the kinkiest coils to loose waves, we're celebrating natural hair in its many forms by sharing expert tips for styling, maintenance, and haircare.
Toronto-based photographer Brianna Roye on everything she’s learned from shooting Black queer couples—from showing intimacy to lessons on self-love