Meet the Queens Carving Out Queer Space in Peterborough
In this Pride feature, Nick Taylor interviews three of Peterborough's most beloved drag queens: Betty Baker, Just Janis, and Sahira Q. We take you to the front row of one of their shows, discuss what it means to be part of a drag family, and ask what it's like to be a drag queen in Peterborough.
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Nick Taylor
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September 24, 2021
DisOrientation Week 2021
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Simone Zhu
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September 7, 2021
OPIRG Peterborough's Special Events Coordinator, Simone Zhu outlines their annual DisOrientation Week! Learn more about the exciting roster of events they have planned for Trent, Nogo, + beyond!
Love and Chainsaws: Why you should read the Chainsaw Man manga (if you haven’t already)
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Evan Robins
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July 19, 2021
Arthur’s resident enthusiast for all things horrifying, dark, and gory is back, with her sights set on the final frontier: manga & anime. This time she’s jumping into Tatsuki Fujimoto’s critically acclaimed Chainsaw Man, an over-the-top thrill ride filled with demons, public servants, and – of course – chainsaws.
Blood Quantum is the Indigenous-led Horror Movie You Have Never Seen
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Evan Robins
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June 21, 2021
In this article, Evan Robins reviews Jeff Barnaby's 2019 horror film, Blood Quantum, about a zombie plague that Indigenous people are immune to. Robins takes stock of every component of this film -- its plot, its cinematography, its gore, and ultimately, she recommends it!
Respectability, Harassment, and the Fight to be Trans Online with Autogyniphiles_Anonymous
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Evan Robins
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July 22, 2021
Following a trying targeted harassment campaign and a number of changes to algorithms used by Instagram and Facebook causing accounts run by trans creators to suddenly face deletion, Evan Robins sits down with Autogyniphiles_Anonymous' Arendt Admin to talk content moderation, respectability, and how to stop queer spaces online from becoming the targets of hate groups and corporate policing.
Private Server, Lonely World
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Dante Pettapiece
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April 15, 2021
In his most recent non-fiction story, Dante Pettapiece recounts an online encounter with a Penguin, the avatar of a self-proclaimed shut-in from Hong Kong. Pettapiece weaves web worlds, long nights, and the elusive question of democracy into this story about confronting someone for whom the new norm of “quarantine” is typical.
Femmephobia: Q&A with Dr. Rhea Ashley Hoskin
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Aras Mommertz
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March 23, 2021
In this article, Aras Mommertz interviews Dr. Rhea Ashley Hoskin about her research on gender roles, hegemonic femininity, and how society values feminine-presenting people. They discuss how everyone is affected by femmephobia and how it is engrained into the dominant culture to devalue and police those who are femme.