So I don't know about you, but in the last year or so I have been getting more and more into podcasts. Perhaps we can blame Serial (and infectious MailChimp ad's) or the effervescent storytelling that was done by the team by This American Life. But one thing that has gotten undeniable: the audience for female driven podcasts is (clearly) getting louder and with that, the female creative teams are making headway.
This week, two new hashtag activism campaigns were launched by two different groups to challenge body image issues and tackle how people view the body positive movement throughout the world. The first campaign was release by plus-size brand, Smart Glamour - based out of New York City.
One of Toronto's first of its kind LGBTQ+ focused craft, art, fashion and literature events. This weekend, the Pink Market is offering up its version of a holiday market with PINK XMAS on December 12 and 13 at The 519 Community Centre. I had the chance to chat with Natalia Manzocco, organizer of Pink Market who told me a bit about the roots of the event and why Pink Market is so important to queer arts in general.