Posts by Sarah Feldbloom

  • Web Features

    Sex Ed

    February 19th, 2013     by Sarah Feldbloom     Comments

    Transcription by Vidhya Elango Sex can be great! But it can also be scary. This episode of the podcast explores how sexual education should be set up, and what it might offer if it were to adequately support us in developing a healthy and grounded orientation toward physical intimacy. You’ll hear from four people about how they’ve learned about sex throughout their lives, and what sex means to them - all the good, bad, and in-between … READ MORE

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    Free media-arts and storytelling program for youth next week in Toronto!!

    July 31st, 2012     by Sarah Feldbloom     Comments

    Finding Words is a free media-arts program for immigrant and first generation youth (age 13-29) who identify as women. We’ll be running the second phase of our pilot project on the 7,8,&9 of August from 12-4pm at 10 Old Meadow Lane, right near Lawrence West subway station. We’ll be creating a blog which will feature stories told through sound, video and text about immigration, which will be used as a resource for organizations that serve immigrant … READ MORE

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    Financial Therapy: Podcast on financial therapy

    July 30th, 2012     by Sarah Feldbloom     Comments

    Transcription by Holly Smith It loves me, it loves me not. It hates me, it hates me not. ‘Financial Therapy’ is a podcast about one woman’s emotional relationship with money. Shameless Magazine’s Web Producer Sarah Feldbloom takes part in a session conducted by accountant and founder of Loose Change Financial Therapy, Amanda Mills. Watch out! After this one you may find yourself face to face with your own relationship with dolla bills! Take a listen here: … READ MORE

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    Art, Community, Labour and Money

    June 14th, 2012     by Sarah Feldbloom     Comments

    Transcription by Victoria O’Meara ‘Art, Community, Labour and Money’ is a podcast about what it means to be a community artist. Anna Camilleri, artistic director of Red Dress Productions, and co-organizer of ‘Work in Progress’ - a panel about community engaged artists and their labour - tells us what’s up with unions, payment, and definitions of work in the arts sector. Take a listen here: For a transcription of ‘Art, Community, Labour, and Money’ read on: … READ MORE

  • In the Blog

    Free media-arts & storytelling program for newcomer youth

    May 24th, 2012     by Sarah Feldbloom     Comments

    Starting this Tuesday evening at the Riverdale Immigrant Women’s Centre there will be a free media-arts program for newcomer youth (age 13-29) who identify as women! Participants will have an opportunity to develop skills in writing, audio & video production and photography, while exploring their own stories. If this sounds like something you or someone you know would be interested in, send an email to findingwords.mam@gmail.com to register. Sessions will run on Tuesday evenings from 6-8pm from now … READ MORE

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    The Labour of Labour

    March 30th, 2012     by Sarah Feldbloom     Comments

    Updated In February of this year, 2012, the Teaching Assistants’ union for the University of Toronto, CUPE 3902, found itself on the brink of a strike. A few female PHD students who work as TAs, and organizers at CUPE 3902, were interested in sharing their experiences working in labour, for the purpose of contextualizing the operating structure of unions like theirs. A central element that emerged in our conversation was the role of gender and equity dynamics, … READ MORE

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    Unpaid Labour

    March 9th, 2012     by Sarah Feldbloom     Comments

    Several articles released by North American newspapers and internet publications over the past year have voiced a backlash to the standardization of unpaid internships as replacements for entry level jobs. Pieces in The Globe and Mail, Macleans, and most recently Reuters tell the stories of young workers who are speaking out against this fad. In the current issue of Shameless, which centers around the theme of “labour,” Carley Centen of anti-unpaid-internship site internsheep.wordpress.com looks at how this … READ MORE

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    The Labour of Love: The Labour of Love

    February 14th, 2012     by Sarah Feldbloom     Comments

    What is love? Is romance its most vital form? ‘The labour of love’ is a documentary about how four women in their twenties, from a variety of cultural and economic backgrounds and sexual orientations, living in St. John’s, Newfoundland, define what love is, and the struggles that come along with it. ‘The Labour of Love’ was originally broadcast on radio show WOW! or Women on Women: A Show About What Women are Doing, Saying, and … READ MORE

  • In the Blog

    Relationship Advice from the National Association of Women and the Law

    February 14th, 2012     by Sarah Feldbloom     Comments

    Just in time for Valentine’s day, the National Association of Women and the Law (with funding from The Law Foundation of Ontario) created an in-depth, accessible resource to help inform diverse women across Ontario about their legal rights regarding money, relationships and the law. It includes relevant information for those entering into happy relationships, and leaving problematic ones. You can take a look at the online manual, as well as a series of podcasts available … READ MORE

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    Shameless Book Club: Shameless Book Club: ‘Feminism For Real’!

    February 8th, 2012     by Sarah Feldbloom     Comments

    Our first episode of the Shameless Book Club podcast features anthology ‘Feminism for Real’ edited by Jessica Yee. This text asks big questions about the relationship between feminist theory and practice, and discusses the frustrations of trying to relate to ideas about feminism that don’t fit no matter how much we sometimes squeeze and unbutton to make them. In this podcast you’ll hear Shameless contributors and staff rolling around questions the book has posed, and talking about … READ MORE

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    Putting together an alternative playlist

    December 21st, 2011     by Sarah Feldbloom     Comments

    Readers! Listeners! Shameless wants to put together a podcast of music by women, trans, genderqueer and non-binary folk that comes through non-mainstream channels, from parts of the world that often feel out of reach for those of us in Canada. Can you help us? Send songs through sendspace.com or another online file sharing program to sfeldbloom@shamelessmag.com, and email some notes about the artist - where they come from, who they are, and what’s awesome about them and … READ MORE