health, Lifestyle

Why Mental Health Should Be Taught In Schools

Acknowledging and addressing mental health issues in school is vital, as 1 in 5 children or youth have been diagnosed as having an emotional, behavioural or mental health disorder, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Writer Darren Bridges explores exactly why mental health resources should be available in all schools across the United […]

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Music & Film, stories

“Woke Up From A Lazy Dream” is Promoting Mental Health Awareness

Cusi Coyllur, (coo-see coy-your), an Inca princess name, is experimental pianist, singer and mental health advocate, Shannen Roberts. She identifies as queer, intersectional feminist and is Peruvian American. Setting the mood with chimes, lighters and harps, “Woke Up From a Lazy Dream” recalls a hazy, mind-altered world that she, her friends and partner at the time […]

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Star Trek’s Ian Alexander is Transcending Universes

Ian Alexander is a rising star to watch. At just 19 years old, the talented Asian-American actor has achieved an incredible amount, being the first transgender actor to join the cast of the iconic Star Trek canon. Apart from the intergalactic cult series the down-to-earth actor previously made their mark on the sci-fi world, starring in […]

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Music & Film, stories

Shamir: The Non-Binary Superstar Who’s Back to Save Alt-Rock

Shamir, the 25-year-old Las Vegas native rockstar/songwriter/self-manager, first hit the public eye with their single, “On The Regular,” from their 2015 album Ratchet. Since then, Shamir has released three more albums, with sounds that range from alt-rock to grunge, to electric dance-pop.  Shamir’s song “Running,” channels the musical sound of late 90s/early 2000s alt-rock and […]

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