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    Bump And Jump With Shameless Magazine! Dance Party Featuring DJ cyborgmonkey & DJ Lizzy Mercier

    November 26th, 2013     by Julia Horel     Comments

    We are pleased to announce that our third fundraiser at the Gladstone Hotel Melody Bar is just around the corner on Wed. Dec. 4th. We are super excited to announce we’ll be having 2 rad-as-heck DJs spinning all night. DJ cyborgmonkey and DJ Lizzy Mercier will be spinning a radical mixture of riot grrrl/house/synthpop/electropunk and Minneapolis Sound (think Prince but weirder)/’90s hip hop/R&B/New Wave all night! Proceeds will be going to Shameless Magazine, a volunteer-run alt mag … READ MORE

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    An introduction to Letters Lived

    November 15th, 2013     by Guest Blogger     Comments

    In the coming weeks, we will be featuring cross-posted and original content from, about and inspired by this special book, edited by our very own editorial and art director, Sheila Sampath. Read on! READ MORE

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    New issue out now!

    September 27th, 2013     by Sheila Sampath     Comments

    When the Shameless editorial staff first proposed a sports issue I started having flashbacks to gym class: the thanks-for-trying Canada Fitness certificates, never being able to catch anything ever, the pain in my chest every time I tried to run. Coming in last, getting picked last, hiding my body in the change room. Letting everybody down. I dealt with the trauma back then by learning to fake cramps through pretty much any physical activity. Eventually … READ MORE

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    September 28: Shameless Magazine Launch Party + Skillshare

    September 24th, 2013     by Team Shameless     Comments

    Shameless magazine is holding a launch party and skillshare for the new sports issue! Come to an all ages party at to see some great bands from Girls Rock Camp - Pins and Needles, City Sailors, and Brighid Fry - as well as readers from Toronto Street Writers!! We’ll also have food from Urban Herbivore! $5 admission (comes with a free issue of the magazine!) Saturday, September 28 4 pm The Academy of the Impossible 231 Wallace Ave Toronto, Ontario M6H 1V5 This venue … READ MORE

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    Shameless yard sale! Saturday, July 20!

    July 7th, 2013     by Team Shameless     Comments

    If you live in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA), join us on Saturday, July 20th for our fabulous annual yard sale. Come by starting at 10am and stay all day! 862 College St, Toronto (College and Concord). This year, in addition to the amazing items we have for sale, we will also have live music and cold drinks. It’s more than just a yard sale, it’s a summer event! All proceeds from the yard sale … READ MORE

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    The Shameless Justice issue: on its way!

    June 10th, 2013     by Sheila Sampath     Comments

    I can’t remember the first time someone told me that “life isn’t fair,” but I know that I’ve heard it too many times to count. It’s hard to remember a month in my adult life where I haven’t had it said to me, and, in the process of sitting down to write this letter, I realize that it’s entirely likely a month hasn’t gone by when I haven’t said it to someone else. When I reflect … READ MORE

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    Upcoming website downtime

    June 6th, 2013     by Team Shameless     Comments

    On Friday, June 7, the Shameless site will be down for maintenance for a few hours in the early morning (Eastern time), from approximately 4am-8am Eastern. Don’t panic – we’ll be back soon! … READ MORE

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    Subscribe today! Get an extra issue of Shameless!

    May 27th, 2013     by Team Shameless     Comments

    Excited about our Justice issue featuring a first-hand account of the prison system from formerly-incarcerated G20 activist Mandy Hiscocks? More excited about the Sports issue coming out in the fall? Just want to flip to the very end to see Coco Riot’s latest comic? Whatever you love about Shameless, you will get more of it when you subscribe or renew now! Any one-year or two-year renewal or new subscription that Shameless receives between today and August 31st … READ MORE

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    Shameless gets a shoutout in Bitch magazine!

    May 23rd, 2013     by Julia Horel     Comments

    Awesome feminist magazine Bitch has given a mention to a Shameless web feature on Health at Every Size. The article can be found on page 18 of the summer issue of Bitch (our mention is on page 19!), and in its entirety online at Bitch’s website. The fabulous quote in question from our piece is from self-identified fat queer Latina activist Margarita Rossi: “Fat hatred is often used to uphold racism, and vice versa.” … READ MORE

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    Shameless is looking for a new arts editor!

    April 8th, 2013     by Sheila Sampath     Comments

    Shameless magazine, a Canadian, independent, feminist voice for young women and trans youth, is looking for a volunteer arts 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 to work as our new arts editor. This is an editorial position. Job description:x2028x2028 * Works … READ MORE

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    Humber student video features Shameless launch party

    March 18th, 2013     by Team Shameless     Comments

    TV and broadcast students featured Shameless’ most recent launch party at the Academy of the Impossible in a video assignment. Check out their piece below! (Transcript below the jump.) 00:00 (Super Lion Plays) 00:05 Narrator Victoria Quiroz: The night started off strong when Toronto’s Superlion hit the stage in their first performance. Blending the styles of pop-punk, indie, and dance, their infectious and fun sound set the tone for the evening. The venue for the night was the Academy of … READ MORE

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    LAUNCH PARTY! Sunday, Feb 10, Toronto

    February 5th, 2013     by Team Shameless     Comments

    Shameless’ new winter issue has been published, and we’re holding a party to celebrate! The launch party will feature bands and a DJ, so come listen to some great music and then dance the night away! We’ll also be having great food from Urban Herbivore! Sunday, February 10 5pm The Academy of the Impossible 231 Wallace Ave Toronto, Ontario M6H 1V5 This venue is accessible $5 cover at the door (includes a free copy of the new issue!) This event is ALL-AGES! Featuring performances by: Superlion Labour … READ MORE

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    Join the Hall of Shameless, Get a Free Book!

    February 1st, 2013     by Team Shameless     Comments

    Team Shameless has been hard at work lately, producing the Get Schooled! Issue, a timeline of Idle No More events and recommended reading, and tons of original blog content. We’re in the middle of putting together an amazing justice-themed issue. Shameless is 100% volunteer run, which means that every penny we raise goes toward printing and distributing our magazine. We are working toward paying our contributors and staff and making Shameless sustainable for years to come. You … READ MORE

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    Shameless is looking for: Publisher, Fundraising

    January 29th, 2013     by Team Shameless     Comments

    Shameless is looking for a Publisher, Fundraising. 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 to make Shameless financially sustainable? Then we need you! We are looking for a smart, sassy, shameless person to take on this position. The Publisher, Fundraising will work with the Publisher, Operations, to ensure that the business side of Shameless is running … READ MORE

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    Get schooled: new issue on its way!

    January 1st, 2013     by Sheila Sampath     Comments

    The academy is not paradise. But learning is a place where paradise can be created. The classroom with all its limitations remains a location of possibility. In that field of possibility we have the opportunity to labour for freedom, to demand of ourselves and our comrades, an openness of mind and heart that allows us to face reality even as we collectively imagine ways to move beyond boundaries, to transgress. This is education as the … READ MORE

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    Tis the season for Shameless holiday deals!

    December 11th, 2012     by Team Shameless     Comments

    For the entire month of December, each new or renewed 2-year subscription ($25 or $35 for US Subscribers) gets you an absolutely free 1-year gift subscription!! Buy one for someone you love and practice some self-love and renew your own subscription now. When you buy a 2-year subscription online, we will email you asking for the name and address for the gift subscription. For the ultimate gift that keeps on giving, sign up for the Hall … READ MORE

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    We’re looking for a new columns editor!

    December 10th, 2012     by Sheila Sampath     Comments

    Shameless magazine, Canada’s independent, feminist voice for young women and trans youth, is hiring a columns 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 to work as our new columns editor. Job description:x2028 * Works with the editorial team to plan and assign … READ MORE

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    Recommended reading: Caitlin at the Mamafesto

    October 29th, 2012     by Julia Horel     Comments

    Our own front-of-book editor, Caitlin Blennerhassett, is featured [being awesome] in an interview at the Mamafesto: My feminism is always changing, as I engage more with the literature, and as I experience living in different communities around the country. My feminism changed radically when I took a class in my Masters degree where we read Peggy McIntosh’s famous essay, “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Backpack” and many other relevant pieces like John Howard Griffin’s “Black Like … READ MORE

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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: shamelessauction.eventbrite.ca) 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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    Take care: new issue on its way!

    October 11th, 2012     by Sheila Sampath     Comments

    What do we talk about when we talk about health? Most of the ways that we talk about health have to do with our bodies. But the true meaning of health runs both much deeper and broader than that. Systems of health operate on every level; from the cellular to the personal, relational, familial, community and state level. And, what’s most interesting about these systems of health is how they function and rely on one another. … READ MORE

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