In 2010, photographer Steve Rosenfield started the “What I Be Project.” Volunteers were required to complete the following statement: “I am not my ___.” Each individual was asked to complete the sentence with his or her own insecurities,...
What groups are you currently involved in?  Well, right now, unfortunately, TCSA is almost exclusively my life. This job is very demanding, but previously I’ve worked with things like Transmission, which is a trans organizing committee in Peterborough, the Centre...
Recently, two Swedish graduate industrial design students have launched an “invisible” bike helmet: The Hövding device. The helmet has the appearance of a bulky scarf. It senses motion and shoots an inflatable airbag around the cyclist’s head and neck to...
While trying to figure out how to put this together, I looked up advice online and read things like “don’t mention anything negative” and “use specific examples of good things”. But since this is about Brad, this wasn’t much...
If you’re searching for new tunes to satisfy musical cravings, then look no further! JUICE is a fresh mix of Canadian talent originally hailing from the halls of Humber College’s music department. Blending classic soul and R&B sounds with...
Marilyn Monroe once said, “All little girls should be told they are pretty, even if they aren’t.” While spoken with virtuous intent, this quotation no less begs the question: what defines pretty? Furthermore, who is in charge of deciding...
Having recently, finally, been diagnosed as autistic it really opened my eyes to how many popular misconceptions about autism there is, not just among the general public, but also the general ‘literature’ surrounding autism. As such I was going to...
This week found BPC and I back on George Street. We figured it was about time we reviewed another downtown location as it’s a prime location. So we found ourselves at the Speak Easy Café at the corner of...

Racism Lives

I want to tell you a story. ‘Tis a true one. Today I had a date with the Landlord/Tenant Board. I will not bore you with the details, but I’m sure you can imagine why I was...
Do you know what it’s like to view yourself as a sum of parts? A sum of parts seen worthy, only when occupying the mind of another with desire. We fight for the rights over our bodies, while fighting to be seen as...