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CHARITY FOCUS: PROJECTQ

CHARITY FOCUS: PROJECTQ

ProjectQ Community Center is a non-profit organization that provides safe space for LGBTQIA+ homeless youth.  At our Community Center, LGBTQIA+ homeless youth can receive  free mentorship classes and workshops, along with free gender-affirming haircuts.  We pride ourselves on being 100% inclusive and a safe space where everyone is welcome;  regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, size, ability, and income. For the Month of May ALL DTC sales of the AGENDER OIL will benefit the work of ProjectQ   Who are you (name, what you do, who you believe yourself to be)? I'm Madin Lopez and I'm the Founder & Executive Director of ProjectQ. I believe myself to be...

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SOCIAL STUDIES: Kourtney Kyung Smith // Common Body

SOCIAL STUDIES: Kourtney Kyung Smith // Common Body

    Kourtney Kyung Smith. Artist, perpetual student, philosopher of sorts. I mostly work these days as a photographer, creative consultant, and make art with my partner under the name Common Body.   Why do you make your work? As un-sexy as it sounds, I make most of my work in order to pay the bills and to foster fulfilling relationships with people. I love collaboration and feeling connected to my community.   We made common body in order to reimagine the way we engage with our bodies/environments and so that we could build a life practice of research and art-making that is...

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CURATED PLAYLIST // Patrick Kelly

CURATED PLAYLIST // Patrick Kelly

Journey to the unknown world ahead with our guest playlist, curated for NOTO Botanics by Sigil founder and perfumer, Patrick Kelly. What do you call your playlist ?  The Unknown World: A NOTO Guest Playlist By Patrick Kelly, Sigil Founder Primal bliss (and ignorance) erupt from the start on ceo’s “Mirage.” Effervescent pop joy—with tracks from Empress Of and Emilíana Torrini—dissolves into a harsh new, melancholic reality with the grinding, ambient introspection of Brian Eno. The story is bisected by a quiet pause with Cat’s Eyes, before Chelsea Wolfe, Choir Boy, and Sudan Archives resurrect the darkness. A glimmer of hope shines...

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SOCIAL STUDIES : Céline Semaan // Slow Factory

SOCIAL STUDIES : Céline Semaan // Slow Factory

  Who are you?  Céline Semaan, Executive Director of the Slow Factory Foundation - Why do you make your work? We need to redesign current linear, capitalistic systems and focus on regenerative and circulatory methods. This is imperative to embrace a healthy future for our Earth. What do you believe in? I believe in myself, in the God within us, in Nature and the powerful universe and energy that makes us who we are. - Name one thing you say no to? No to fossil fuel, fracking, colonialism, and oppression. - What change would you like to see? We need to...

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