Posts by Kate-Christine Miller

  • Youth Voices

    Art Work Part 3: Funding Your Art Career

    June 19th, 2014     by Skittlez Gunn     Comments

    Skittlez Gunn’s third of 3 posts on becoming a professional artist as a young woman. This week Skittlez talks about how to get the money!!! READ MORE

  • Youth Voices

    Art Work Part 2: The Realities of Becoming an Artist

    June 12th, 2014     by Skittlez Gunn     Comments

    Skittlez Gunn’s second of 3 posts on becoming a professional artist as a young woman. This week Skittlez talks about what happens after you have decided to pursue art as a career! READ MORE

  • Youth Voices

    Art Work Part 1: You Can Become Who You Want To Be

    June 5th, 2014     by Skittlez Gunn     Comments

    Skittlez Gunn’s first of 3 posts on becoming a professional artist as a young woman. Skittlez shares her journey of pursuing art as a career, debunks myths about becoming an artist and post-secondary education, and encourages other young women and trans youth to overcome their fears and follow their art! READ MORE

  • Blog Series

    Dear Teenage Kate

    May 29th, 2014     by Kate-Christine Miller     Comments

    Most of those things people around you are trying to make you feel ashamed of are actually you fighting for the things you need. READ MORE

  • Blog Series

    Maker Monday! Mini Zines!

    May 26th, 2014     by Kate-Christine Miller     Comments

    Feeling like you’ve got something to say? A story to tell? Publish a pocket-sized book for yourself or friends! Last week Coco Riot taught us what we needed to know about mini zines! Photocopy and send in tiny envelopes! Hide it in the school library! READ MORE

  • Youth Voices

    Maker Monday! Pre-Pride Edition!

    May 12th, 2014     by Kate-Christine Miller     Comments

    It’s our weekly DIY post from our friends at Delisle Youth Services’ Studio program! This week for Maker Monday, we’re gearing up for the Pride festival! We will be spending our Maker Monday designing our custom Pride button to give out at this year’s World Pride in Toronto! READ MORE

  • Youth Voices

    Maker Monday! Weaving Wheel!

    May 5th, 2014     by Kate-Christine Miller     Comments

    It’s our weekly DIY post from our friends at Delisle Youth Services’ Studio program! Last week Raz stopped in and showed us how to make our very own weaving wheel out of a scrap of cardboard. Now we’re making round bracelets, belts, and loops all the time! READ MORE

  • Youth Voices

    Maker Monday! Stickers!

    April 28th, 2014     by Kate-Christine Miller     Comments

    It’s our weekly DIY post from our friends at Delisle Youth Services’ Studio program! Last Monday Nigel taught us to unleash our inner doodling genius, and to create simple stickers to personalize our stuff and trade with friends! READ MORE

  • Youth Voices

    Maker Monday! Flower Crowns!

    April 21st, 2014     by Kate-Christine Miller     Comments

    We made flower crowns! Come on Spring! READ MORE

  • Youth Voices

    Rookie Yearbook-In-Review 2

    April 16th, 2014     by Zephyr McKenna     Comments

    Zephyr McKenna shares zir thoughts on Rookie’s second year, second yearbook, and the Toronto launch party at Magic Pony! READ MORE

  • Youth Voices

    Maker Monday: Animal Ears!

    April 14th, 2014     by Maya Peters     Comments

    We made amazing animal ear headbands, tails, and even part of a Glaceon (from Pokemon) costume! READ MORE

  • Blog Series

    Maker Monday! DIY Lipstick

    April 7th, 2014     by Kate-Christine Miller     Comments

    Every Monday we’ll be sharing an idea for something you can make! This week it’s Lipstick! READ MORE

  • Youth Voices

    Five Tips For Surviving High School as a Trans Youth

    April 2nd, 2014     by Kaylie Sorrenti     Comments

    Blogger Kaylie Sorrenti shares their strategies for getting through High School as a Trans Youth READ MORE

  • In the Blog

    In Bloom Festival Looking for Youth Artists

    January 21st, 2014     by Kate-Christine Miller     Comments

    Run by youth for youth, the Gallery provides a space for youth to express themselves. It serves to build community awareness and acceptance of youth and youth issues and to foster, recognize and showcase the incredible strengths, talents and diversity amongst Toronto’s youth community. READ MORE

  • In the Blog

    If I Can’t Dance, Is it Still My Revolution? An interview with AJ Withers

    January 19th, 2012     by Kate-Christine Miller     Comments

    AJ Withers is a Canadian Disability Activist whose zine “If I Can’t Dance, Is it Still My Revolution?” had a profound effect on me as a disabled person and activist. After reviewing the zine and website for Shameless magazine (the Labour issue, out this week!) I wanted to connect with AJ and hear more about radical disability activism. Specifically, I wanted to know what it takes to build solidarity, among and with disabled people, how … READ MORE

  • Web Features

    Feminist Art Gallery

    August 17th, 2011     by Kate-Christine Miller     Comments

    “Our interest in feminism binds us together and our supporters join us in the belief that art can be a powerful tool for social change.” - Feminist Art Gallery The first rumblings I heard about the Feminist Art Gallery (FAG) were from filmmaker Elle Flanders as we sat passing time in an empty room at Hart House on the University of Toronto campus waiting for an audience at a feminist film and video night. A smirk … READ MORE

  • Web Features

    Toronto’s Radio Flyers: Meet some of Toronto’s female road warriors: Bike messengers

    March 6th, 2011     by Kate-Christine Miller     Comments

    Cycling took stage in Toronto’s mayoral election last year. Some candidates and citizens question why people choose to cycle. To others, the reasons are obvious: low cost, it’s a good source of exercise, it’s fun and it’s environmentally sustainable. Thinking beyond commuters and athletes to those cyclists who keep our courthouses, banks, and government offices running smoothly, I chose to learn more about the work of bike messengers. I see bike messengers on the street and … READ MORE