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Fenton Jagdeo on radical curiosity

Toronto Transit Commissioner Fenton Jagdeo explained his passion for radical curiosity and shared some of the books that have made him who he is.

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Spencer West wants to do all he can

We spoke with disability activist and social media star Spencer West about representing disabled queerness and the books he looks to for inspiration.

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Kim Vance-Mubanga: advancing LGBTIQ rights worldwide

We spoke with Kim Vance-Mubanga, director of International Partnerships and Programs at 2SLGBTQI advocacy group Egale Canada, about what Pride means now.

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Nico Santos on Pride and Asian representation in media

We chatted with Nico Santos, star of Crazy Rich Asians and NBC's Superstore about Pride month, Filipino representation in media, and his favourite reads.

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Vivek Shraya on her learning journey through art

We spoke with Vivek Shraya, trans artist, author, musician, filmmaker, and founder of VS. Books about creativity and reinvention.

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Madelyn Chung is ready to represent

For Asian Heritage Month, we chat with the RepresentASIAN Project founder about Asian representation, how she started, and what books she's loving now.

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Changing Indigenous narratives one photo at a time

Nadya Kwandibens is a photographer changing how the world views Indigenous peoples. We learned about the books and storytellers that inspire her.

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Going for great reads: Nadia Odunayo on why she built The Storygraph

The StoryGraph’s founder and CEO tells us how she found her calling at the intersection of entrepreneurship and reading.

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Coaching Black students across the finish line

In March 2020, Keisha Evans became one of Toronto’s first graduation coaches, working to mentor advocate for and Black students in grades 9 - 12.

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