The Dystopia of Gender Neutral Toy Shopping.

dys·to·pi·a: an imagined place or state in which everything is unpleasant or bad, typically a totalitarian or environmentally degraded one.

The Dystopia of Gender Neutral Toy Shopping.

In August, the big red bulls-eye decided it was time to pull back on some of its gender based signage starting in the toy section; Target had just fired the shot heard round the gender world and created a shopping dystopia the likes that will not be seen again this century. The faux outrage and […]

Less IS More: The Fine Art of Decluttering

“Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.” Lao Tzu

Less IS More: The Fine Art of Decluttering

Author Rachel Loeslie, owner of Rachel Loeslie Organizing, is an expert in decluttering, organizing, rearrangement and cleaning. She acquired natural organizing skills from her Mother, Carol, and is a certified master in Feng Shui through the Wind & Water School of Feng Shui, an active Member of National Association of Professional Organizers and is a […]

Transgender Characters Revealed in ‘RuneScape’

Transgender Characters Revealed in ‘RuneScape’

Originally published on FemHype, used by kind permission: Author Sissorelle Ferox Jagex Games Studio, developers of the MMORPG RuneScape, have taken another leap toward more inclusive gameplay. Earlier this year, Jagex introduced a platform dubbed RuneLabs to gather player-suggested content, and through a voting system, would include the winning ideas into the game. Recently, a new player-suggested […]

Merchandising Minimums: The Bane of the Retail Industry.

Merchandising Minimums: The Bane of the Retail Industry.

Minimums; If you have worked in the retail industry, you know what they are. Minimums are a minimum amount of product you are required to purchase – either in dollar amount or in SKU count – from either the wholesaler or direct distributor. Wholesalers and distributors have minimums in place for a variety of reasons. […]

When the Spandau Ballet Drops

When the Spandau Ballet Drops

I got Rick-Rolled today. It’s not quite clear as to how, after more than 20 years on the internet I fell for the Rick-Roll, but there is was, Rick Astley’s 1987 video for “Never Going to Give you Up” playing on youtube. For those of you that don’t know what I’m talking about, rickrolling is […]

Isley Ruest Opens up to Claire-Renee Kohner on PlanetTransgender

Isley Ruest Opens up to Claire-Renee Kohner on PlanetTransgender

Originally Published on Planet Transgender “I want to be the first Trans woman artist to sign with a major label,” Isley Reust, vocalist, guitarist for the band Spectacular Spectacular said eagerly, “that’s my big goal at the moment.” Signing to a major is a lofty goal for any band, transgender or not, let alone someone […]

Claire-Channel Media Launches New Website

Claire-Channel Media Launches New Website

On September 19, 2015, Claire-Channel Media – a news, arts and entertainment and lifestyle website – launched their website.  In the coming months, we hope to bring you a multi-media website directed towards everyone, not just the LGBTQ+ community, but reaching into the general population to provide news, politics, entertainment, and lifestyle articles. Our logo, […]