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Vaping With Pride: Exploring the Intersection of LGBTQ+ Culture and Vape Culture

Vaping and the LGBTQ+ community might seem unrelated at first glance. However, a deeper dive reveals intriguing intersections between these two seemingly disparate spheres. At their core, both the vape culture and the LGBTQ+ community are about embracing self-expression, breaking traditional norms, and creating supportive spaces for individuals. Vapes have taken the world by storm in recent years. Originating as a substitute for traditional smoking, vaping has since evolved into a culture of its own. Its growth is attributed not just to the technological advancements …

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Canada Urged to Consider Granting Asylum to Trans People

Many countries have transphobic laws, which have seen tens of thousands of people from other countries running to Canada to seek asylum. In February, there were almost 30,000 people who were signing a petition requesting new asylum rules.
The petition aimed to call on the House of Commons to grant asylum to transgender as well as non-binary people feeling the eliminationist laws in their original countries. The petition also cited Western democracies and called out the UK, where Rishi Sunak, the prime minister, was removing the protections for trans people under …

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Eve 6000, Canada’s Drag Race Famous Star, Requests Parents not to Drag their Kids to Drag Shows

Eve 6000, a drag queen from Toronto who unfortunately was eliminated in Canada’s Drag Race in 8th position, shared her advice with parents on Twitter. She said that although children can attend drag shows, it is not good for them to attend those not specifically designed for a child audience.
She expressed her concerns that these events may not be entirely suitable for children and that the right groups might get footage of them and use it against them. Eve 6000 further made it …

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Victoria Scone Openly Calls Out ‘Misogyny’ in Canada’s Drag Race

The term “fishy” has always been used to describe a drag queen who looks somewhat like a CIS-gendered woman associated with owning a vagina. In season three of Drag Race UK, Victoria Scone, one of the competitors, re-entered and discussed the subject with the remaining contestants.
Victoria Scone is the AFAB Franchise’s queen, and she boldly asks Prince if she used the word fishy in her verse. Prince confirmed using it before Scone further asked if Prince understood why that term would be offensive to a woman or a cis woman.