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Emily Latimer

Emily Latimer

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Emily Latimer is a Toronto-based journalist who has previously worked for CBC Nova Scotia and the Ryerson Review of Journalism. She holds a Master of Journalism from Ryerson University and a BA in Criminology from Saint Mary’s University.

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Salazar / Photo by Sly Pereira
 
On the Ground

Manifesting Politics Into Drag

By Emily Latimer

Emily Latimer caught up with drag king and performance artist Heath V. Salazar to talk about how the intersection of drag and politics can engage audiences in discussions about race, gender and religion. Read the original profile in our November/December 2020 issue.

Movers

Manifesting politics into drag By Emily Latimer

Heath V. Salazar

 

Canada’s Drag Race Premieres During an Important Time

Tonight, the inaugural season of Canada’s Drag Race premieres during an important time in history: Just after Pride month, during a global pandemic and amid calls for justice and more representation of marginalized voices from the Black Lives Matter movement.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay
 

Down the TikTok Rabbit Hole

TikTok offers people a way to move while isolated during COVID-19, but the popular app also comes with concerns By Emily Latimer

As a platform, TikTok is home to viral dances that are available to all users. The accessibility and sense of accomplishment from mastering the moves have people flocking to the app. But while there’s joy to be found, especially during COVID-19, there are also problems lurking beneath the surface.

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