Posts by Team Shameless

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    Shameless silent auction: Thursday, October 25

    October 22nd, 2012     by Team Shameless     Comments

    Shameless magazine is smart, sassy media. Since 2004, we’ve operated as non-profit, volunteer-run feminist magazine for teens and trans youth and, with your help, we’d like to keep going. It’s our pleasure to invite you to the first ever Shameless silent auction on Thursday October 25th, 6:30-9:00pm. Tickets are $15 adv, $20 at the door. (Tickets: Buy early and save that extra $5 for the incredible items on the auction block, such as: * A two-week … READ MORE

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    Save the date: Shameless magazine presents our first silent auction!

    October 4th, 2012     by Team Shameless     Comments

    Shameless magazine presents our first silent auction! Come and check out all the incredible items on display and help fund independent feminist media! When: October 25, 2012, 6:30 - 9:00pm Where: ING Direct Cafe (221 Yonge St.). Accessible space. Tickets will be $15 adv. or $20 at the door. Tickets available here: Unique wares and creative services! You won’t want to miss this! Raffle prizes for Nightwood theatre tickets! Music! Food! Cheap drinks! This event wouldn’t be possible without the support of … READ MORE

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    Come visit Shameless at Word on the Street Toronto!

    September 20th, 2012     by Team Shameless     Comments

    It’s the Word on the Street Festival! Sunday, September 23, from 11am-6pm, at Queen’s Park in Toronto You won’t want to miss us at the Shameless booth (MM7, in the Magazine Mews). Here are a few reasons why: Back issue sale! All back issues are $1 ONLY at WOTS. Tote bag sale! Tote bags are an amazing $8 ONLY at WOTS. Meet your favourite editors and members of the Shameless team! Plus: keep an eye on our twitter feed (@ShamelessMag) for … READ MORE

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    I-don’t-wanna-go-back-to-school party!

    August 27th, 2012     by Team Shameless     Comments

    Come help us celebrate the brand new issue of Shameless and back-to-school season with a rocking launch at Academy of The Impossible. FEATURING: Toronto Street Writers Scorpio Rising Bands from Girls Rock Camp Toronto: Questionable Methods, City Sailors and ADULT DI$COUNT Sunday, Sept. 9 Academy of the Impossible (231 Wallace Avenue, Toronto). 4-7 p.m. ALL AGES Cover: $5, includes a copy of the new issue Wheelchair accessible location Raffle prizes! RSVP on Facebook. … READ MORE

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    Shameless sale continues!

    July 24th, 2012     by Team Shameless     Comments

    We are still selling issues of Shameless for only $4 (shipping included!), so get yours while supplies last! Ordering online is quick and easy. Our collection of back issues feature a trove of timeless articles on an incredible range of topics. You can read about feminist community radio, check out a mixtape from Sook Yin Lee, and learn how to silkscreen in our debut issue. You can read profiles of Margaret Cho, dub poet d’bi.young, or gender … READ MORE

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    Become an editor at Shameless!

    July 14th, 2012     by Team Shameless     Comments

    UPDATE: deadline extended to Thursday, July 19 for applicants identifying as members of historically marginalized groups. Apply now! Shameless magazine, Canada’s independent, feminist voice for young women and trans youth, is hiring a front-of-book editor. Are you devoted to grassroots publishing? Do you have a commitment to anti-oppression and inclusive feminist politics? Do you have some time to volunteer and a vision for Shameless? Then we need you. We are looking for a smart, sassy, shameless person … READ MORE

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    Planned Parenthood Toronto Needs Assessment Survey

    June 7th, 2012     by Team Shameless     Comments

    Planned Parenthood Toronto is a fully accredited community health centre which provides primary and sexual health care services to youth between the ages of 13 and 29, and support to women throughout their reproductive years. PPT also offers health promotion programming, education, training, and research to improve the health and well-being of Toronto’s diverse communities. We are currently doing a needs assessment to help us better understand and meet the sexual and reproductive health needs of … READ MORE

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    Conference: The Arab Spring: Implications and Opportunities For Canada

    June 7th, 2012     by Team Shameless     Comments

    Since 1932, the Couchiching Institute on Public Affairs has been a major player in Canada’s civic discourse about public affairs nationally. The Institute offers itself up as a “civil place to disagree.” This dynamic element brings all kinds of different people together from across Canada to participate in exchanging ideas on the issues that matter to us most. The goal? To bring understanding, awareness, and knowledge of domestic and international issues to an open and … READ MORE

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    SUPER SHAMELESS SALE! Get back issues for just a few bucks!

    May 25th, 2012     by Team Shameless     Comments

    Miss an issue of Shameless? Want to read through our back issue collection? Buy gifts for your friends/local library/school? Order back issues for cheap: $4 CAN/$5 US – includes shipping! Shameless has been publishing since 2004. Have you been around since the beginning? Wish you had been? Now’s your chance! Don’t miss such amazing issues as: Winter 2010 Rock ‘n’ Riot: What happens when pop becomes political Also in this issue: Be happy with Maylee Todd, dive for your dinner, … READ MORE

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    Clean Out Your Closet! Swap With Shameless!

    May 14th, 2012     by Team Shameless     Comments

    Shameless clothing swap! Saturday, May 26, 2012 1:00pm until 4:00pm Toronto Free Gallery 1277 Bloor Street West Bring a bag of clothes, take a bag of clothes (BYO tote bag). Clothes should be clean and in fair condition. All sizes and styles welcomed. We suggest you dress in layers (leggings are great!) as private changing areas will be limited. Venue is wheelchair accessible. $5 entry or $10 with a copy of the NEW issue! Can’t wait to swap with you! … READ MORE

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    Ladies Rhythm and Movement Club: Follow-up interview

    May 2nd, 2012     by Team Shameless     Comments

    Earlier this spring, The Ladies Rhythm and Movement Club (The LRMC), a knowledge bartering collective based in Toronto, wrote a web feature with tips for starting your own radical peer education group. We had more questions for The LRMC, but also wanted to continue the conversation on what it means to operate on an inclusive feminist mandate. How do we ensure that safe, inclusive spaces exist and that mainstream power structures aren’t perpetuated? What does … READ MORE

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    Shameless gets digital

    April 9th, 2012     by Team Shameless     Comments

    Shameless is continuing its movement far and wide - into more digital and social spaces. Did you know you can subscribe to a digital edition of Shameless for the iPhone/iPad? You can! Details here. Android app in the works! Did you know you can subscribe to our podcasts on iTunes? You certainly can! Check it out. Did you know we’re on Facebook? Twitter? Tumblr? Those handy icons to the right of your screen can help you connect with … READ MORE

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    A few more days left to get a free book from Shameless!

    February 26th, 2012     by Team Shameless     Comments

    There are only a few more days left in February, which means only a few more days to get a free copy of She’s Shameless: Women Write About Growing Up, Rocking Out And Fighting Back! If you join the Hall of Shameless in February, we will send you a copy of the book. The Hall of Shameless is the awesome team of people helping to make Shameless sustainable for years to come! For a small monthly donation, … READ MORE

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    Join the Hall of Shameless, Get a Free Book!

    January 31st, 2012     by Team Shameless     Comments

    Have you been loving what we’re doing at Shameless lately? The labour issue, our brand new book club podcast series, our heated discussion of The Marilyn Meme? Did you know that Shameless is 100% volunteer run? That every penny we raise goes toward printing and distributing our magazine? Then you should join the Hall of Shameless, the team of people helping to make Shameless sustainable for years to come! For a small monthly donation (even $5 will … READ MORE

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    Coco Riot featured in Bitch Magazine

    January 19th, 2012     by Team Shameless     Comments

    Friend, artist and big supporter of Shameless, Coco Riot, has been featured in Bitch magazine for their amazing art! We are so proud to work with you and to call you a friend, Coco! A queer hispanic migrant artist, Coco Riot believes that art is not a tool for social change but social change itself. In their work Coco Riot loves exploring the multiple social possibilities of drawing and language through installation, animation film, print media, … READ MORE

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    2011: A Shameless Retrospective

    December 20th, 2011     by Team Shameless     Comments

    What a year! People say that every year as they bid the previous one adieu but 2011 has been full of world events that have shocked and touched us. Worry is one of the words that comes to mind when we think about 2011. From worry over the economy to fretting about our political climate, it’s clear the past year was fraught with events that, despite the fast pace of our lives, has caused us … READ MORE

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    ‘Tis the Season to Get Shameless!

    December 5th, 2011     by Team Shameless     Comments

    We’re offering all kinds of holiday deals this year! For the entire month of December, each new or renewed 1-year subscription is only $12($20 for U.S. subscribers). That’s more than 40% off of the newsstand price! Buy one for someone you love, or practice some self-love and renew your own subscription now. What’s that, you say? Our super cute tote bags have caught your eye? Why not go for our sweet tote bag holiday deal? For $20, … READ MORE

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    Have Something to Say About Shameless?

    October 24th, 2011     by Team Shameless     Comments

    Attention readers: Want to connect with others and influence what goes into this magazine? Here is your chance to get involved! Shameless is creating a Community Advisory Board that will meet three or four times a year to discuss the magazine. What are your favourite articles or sections? What’s just not working? What’s missing? If you’re highschool-aged, live in the Greater Toronto Area and can commit to serving on the board for a minimum of one … READ MORE

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    Shameless at Canzine on Sunday!

    October 20th, 2011     by Team Shameless     Comments

    On Sunday, Shameless will be at Canzine, Toronto’s biggest-ever, giant zine and alt-culture fest! We’ll be selling our brand new tote bags and buttons, as well as super cheap back issues, subscriptions and tickets to our screening of the documentary Who Took The Bomp? Le Tigre on Tour, a Shameless fundraiser on Nov. 2 at the Project Booth (tickets also available online). Come say hello to our editors and pick up some Shameless swag! Sunday, Oct. 23 1-7 … READ MORE

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    Event and interview with Leanne Prain, author of Hoopla: The Art of Unexpected Embroidery

    September 26th, 2011     by Team Shameless     Comments

    Hoopla, by the co-author of 2009’s bestselling Yarn Bombing: The Art of Crochet & Knit Graffiti, showcases those who take the craft of embroidery where it’s never gone before, in an astonishing, full-colour display of embroidered art. Hoopla rebels against the quaint and familiar embroidery motifs of flowers and swashes, and focuses instead on innovative stitch artists who specialize in unusual, guerrilla-style patterns such as needlepoint nipple doilies and a ransom note pillow; it demonstrates … READ MORE

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