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Ladies Who Lead: Evelyn Wiseman, Community Manager at

Evelyn Wiseman is the Community Manager to Toronto’s chapter of the ever-useful review website, If you can dream it, you can probably review/read about it! Whether Evelyn is putting together a super fun event or taking video calls from Yelp’s San Francisco headquarters, she is always the friendly face (and profile) welcoming newcomers to… Read More »

Ladies Who Lead: Tanya Dodaro, Co-Founder of On Q Communications

Tanya Dodaro is a co-founder of the marketing firm On Q Communications, which recently celebrated its 10 year anniversary. Clearly an expert at founding things, Tanya also dreamed up Busy Bees Child Care Centre, which operates simultaneously as she caters to the communicating needs of massive clients such as Universal Pictures, Baskin Robbins and The… Read More »

Ladies Who Lead: Abbey Sharp, Food Media Personality of Abbey’s Kitchen

Abbey Sharp is the face and food media personality behind Abbey’s Kitchen. While maintaining the generous stream of recipes, restaurant reviews, and more on her blog, she is currently working on the finale of her web series.  The Abbey’s Kitchen Stadium finale will be filmed at the Delicious Food Show this Saturday, October 27th. Based out of Toronto,… Read More »

Ladies Who Lead: Julianne Costigan, Fashion Stylist

Julianne Costigan is freelance stylist in the Canadian fashion industry. Currently, she’s working with Phillip Lim’s new collection for Target on a project for New York Fashion Week. Based out of Toronto, with a trademark mane of golden locks, Julianne appreciates a versatile equipment blouse, cottage weekends and overstocking her fridge with limes.   STDC: What… Read More »

My Favourite Dead Ladies: Hua Mulan!

Mulan’s awesome parents were early adopters of gender-fluid parenting. They realized their daughter’s potential was in no way limited by her boobs.

My Favourite Dead Ladies: Hattie McDaniel

Welcome to My Favourite Dead Ladies, where we explore the joyous world of feminist history! You’re either a history nerd already, or you’re about to become one!

Q&A With The Ladies Of Shakespeare in High Park

The 33rd annual Shakespeare in High Park kicks off this weekend with Julius Caesar and The Comedy of Errors! To celebrate, we sat down with actor Naomi Wright and director Estelle Shook to get the lowdown on the season!


You want to walk around topless with tassels on your nipples? Do it! You want to wear a toque, winter boots, and three parkas? Do it! You want to put on a huge vagina costume you ordered from a party store online and make every and any guy who comes into contact with you highly uncomfortable? Do it!

On Olivia Chow, Female Leadership, and a Sexist Culture

I recently read a news story by Sarah Neville about Toronto mayoral candidate Olivia Chow. Neville noted that Chow was criticized by peers, enemies, the media, male and female colleagues alike, for not being a great communicator. The article went on to cite research stating that women, visible minorities, and the elderly are all critiqued… Read More »

Ladies Show Love by Every Means Necessary at 6th Annual Manifesto Festival of Community and Culture on Sept. 23

On Friday, Sept. 21, the Manifesto Festival of Community & Culture will launch its 6th Annual Year in Toronto. Manifesto Community Projects is a non-profit grassroots organization working to energize, support, and celebrate Toronto’s diverse music and arts community.  Uniting various art forms – art exhibitions, dance competitions, workshops, free outdoor concerts, film screenings, networking opportunities, seminars, and more… Read More »

An Interview with World MasterCard Fashion Week Designer Malorie Urbanovitch

Malorie Urbanovich is the founder and fashion designer of her ready-to-wear, high-end women’s line, Malorie Urbanovich. While her win of the Mercedes-Benz Start-Up prize may have helped to propel her into the spotlight, it is her stunning body of work that has held the fashion world’s attention. This March 18th, she will be showing her Fall 2014 collection… Read More »

My One-Year Anniversary with Shedoesthecity

2013 was monumental. The vision I have of the year’s beginning is of me ringing in the New Year by dancing on a chair at my best friend’s house party. The year started with a bang in other ways, too, which led me to write my first article on the art of severing ties with a… Read More »