The Mirror Test

Let’s take a moment to talk about the impact of fitness on body image… I’ve never attained something that I would call “physical perfection.” That may have been the goal when I picked up a pair of dumbbells for the...

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Can Fitness and Vices Be Friends?

Mmmmm…vices! Pizza, beer, burgers, cocktails… I’m not sure how anyone on earth could permanently let go of such beautiful gifts of pure indulgence – some of the simplest pleasures in life are the ones that pass the lips. But why is...

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The Secret To Physical Transformation?

Who doesn’t love those ‘before and after’ pictures of body transformations?  I bet you’d have a tough time finding someone who isn’t impressed to some degree by the dedication and subsequent reward that these pictures represent.  It’s only natural to...

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Call It By Its Name: Homophobia in Film Casting

There are endless click-bait articles circulating online with titles like, “Should Straight Actors Be Allowed to Play Gay Roles?” but they are asking the wrong question. In fact, the entire question surrounding “Casting Gay Roles” needs to be reframed. We...

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Halal Bae: Queen of Outsiders

Halal Bae doesn’t fit in. They don’t fit the gender binary, they didn’t fit in growing up in Kuwait and they don’t fit into Western culture or the alternative drag scene. Faced with this predicament, the gender performer non-professionally known...

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