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SOCIAL STUDIES: FRAN TIRADO // WRITER, SPEAKER + SOCIAL ACTIVIST

SOCIAL STUDIES: FRAN TIRADO // WRITER, SPEAKER + SOCIAL ACTIVIST

Portrait by James Emmerman Fran is a crusader for queer visibility. He seeks to reclaim space for the queer + trans narratives to include stories that show these communities as owners and originators of art, style and ideas that are so heavily borrowed - and stolen from - in mainstream culture. Whether it is through the medium of a podcast, writing countless essays and articles, or simply living their authentic truth - Fran is a reminder of the unapologetic efforts it takes to change the way queer culture is perceived and consumed.   Who are you? I’m Fran, the former deputy editor at Out...

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Gloria J. Noto
SOCIAL STUDIES : Sara Elise // Harvest & Revel + Blind Seed + Pleasure Maker

SOCIAL STUDIES : Sara Elise // Harvest & Revel + Blind Seed + Pleasure Maker

How else better to open this than with a quote: " Working to empower both her clients and her community to elevate to their fullest selves- one nutritious meal and conversation at a time."  Brining food into your community with a thought of nurturing and inclusivity in its structure is something Sara Elise is an expert in.  Be it with her companies Harvest and Reel or Blind Seed, she brings food to all in many ways.  Outside of nutrition, Sara embodies so many different layers within her own personal wellness and interests.  Diving deep into personal ritual, relationship spectrums, BDSM,...

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Gloria Noto
SOCIAL STUDIES : Nike Schroeder

SOCIAL STUDIES : Nike Schroeder

Nike Schroeder fell in love with her medium.  The lure of the materiality moved her into a self-taught movement of beautiful threads filling a space, creating an almost painterly look.  I first saw Nike's work a few years ago.  This large scale piece hung against the wall, colors of thread beautifully bleeding into one another forming a soft ombre of hues.  I just stood there and stared at it.  At first, I was caught by the color selection which gave me a calm and happy feeling.  Then I took a closer look and saw how much work was put into...

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Gloria Noto
SOCIAL STUDIES : Erica Chidi Cohen - Health Educator/Doula + Co-Founder/CEO of LOOM

SOCIAL STUDIES : Erica Chidi Cohen - Health Educator/Doula + Co-Founder/CEO of LOOM

SOCIAL STUDIES : Erica Chidi Cohen - Health Educator/Doula + Co-Founder/CEO of LOOM

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