This week, I sat down with Kyle Fairall, founder of Queerflex, Canada’s first non-profit gym centred on creating safer space for LGBTQIA2S+ folks in the fitness world through personal training, public education and direct advocacy. We had a great conversation about so many things, from building - and sometimes demanding - space for the queer community to the importance of asking someone's pronouns to how to sustainably run a non-profit and beyond.
Listen to our chat here:
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Thank you so much for tuning in! Next week, we're heading back to Calgary once more for the final interview I completed during my December visit. We'll be meeting Louise Casemore, Artistic Associate of Ghost River Theatre, for a fantastic conversation on life and work in the arts.
See you next week!