As a female singer-songwriter, Samantha Savage Smith has faced some disadvantages in the music industry. Despite those challenges, she’s continuing to find her way as a feminist in her music, and establish herself in a male-dominated industry.
Samir El-Gindi smoked cigarettes since he was kid, but decided it was time to quit when he tried vaping. Now, he runs three vape stores in Calgary called Alt Vape.
Pedrom Nasiri is a 30 year-old Ph.D. student at the University of Calgary who studies multi-partner kinship across Canada with polyamory being one facet of that work. Though the interest isn’t exclusively academic as Nasiri is currently involved in an intimate polyamorous partnership with seven other partners.
Polyamory is having a close emotional, often sexual, relationship with a number of persons at the same time who are aware of one another. It is also described as non-monogamous.