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FASHION SPREAD: Love Song (July/August 2022)

Love is in the air, everywhere we look around

PHOTOGRAPHER: Ivan Otis
PRODUCTION/WARDROBE STYLIST: Paul Langill
WARDROBE STYLIST: Mike Gosio
HAIR: Brian Phillips for World Salon using World Hair Skin and La Biosthetique
MAKEUP: Gelareh Kamazani
POST PRODUCTION: Olivia Burwell
COUPLES: Salem Azizah and Anthony Adema; Ruby Woodhams and Logan Facoetti; Carter Roy and Kahvontay Willis-Slaughter; Zahra Siddiqui and Lee Hamilton; Seth Erik Falk and Travis Frank L’Henaff

Studio services supplied by @studio311.ca

YOUR FULL NAMES, ANY NICKNAMES?
Salem Azizah (Habbi) and Anthony Adema (Anferney).

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN TOGETHER? 
4.5 years in an open relationship.

WHERE ARE YOU BOTH FROM AND YOUR FAMILY BACKGROUNDS?
Salem is from Syria and came to Canada in 2017; he is currently tryingt to bring his family to Canada. Anthony is from Holland Landing, Ontario.

WHERE DO YOU CURRENTLY LIVE?
We currently live near Church and Wellesley. So gay! 

YOUR CURRENT PROFESSIONS?
Anthony works in healthcare assessments and Salem works as a youth advisor for refugees and new Canadians. In our spare time, we host large parties and make safe spaces for the queer community.

WHAT’S SOMETHING YOU BOTH LOVE TO DO TOGETHER?
KARAOKE!!! We are huge singing nerds and love to rent karaoke rooms.

YOUR FULL NAMES, ANY NICKNAMES?
I’m Ruby Woodhams or Rue for short, and my partner’s name is Logan Facoetti.

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN TOGETHER? 
We have been together for eight months and we’re still going strong.

WHERE ARE YOU BOTH FROM AND YOUR FAMILY BACKGROUNDS?
We are both born and raised in Canada. Logan’s background is French and Italian, and mine is British and Norwegian.

WHERE DO YOU CURRENTLY LIVE?
I currently am living in Uxbridge, and Logan lives in Woodbridge.

YOUR CURRENT PROFESSIONS?
We are both full-time models with part-time jobs.

WHAT’S SOMETHING YOU BOTH LOVE TO DO TOGETHER?
We love going on adventures every week, and we have a Bob Ross painting night once a week.

YOUR FULL NAMES, ANY NICKNAMES?
Our names are Carter Roy and Kahvontay Willis-Slaughter.

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN TOGETHER? 
We have been in a relationship for almost three years!

WHERE ARE YOU BOTH FROM AND YOUR FAMILY BACKGROUNDS?
Carter is Irish and indigenous; Kahvontay is American and Nova Scotian.

WHERE DO YOU CURRENTLY LIVE?
We currently live together in downtown Toronto.

YOUR CURRENT PROFESSIONS?
Carter is a student studying journalism; Kahvontay is a professional dance artist and bartender at Woody’s, one of Toronto’s number one gay bars.

WHAT’S SOMETHING YOU BOTH LOVE TO DO TOGETHER?
We love to cook and travel!

YOUR FULL NAMES, ANY NICKNAMES?
Zahra Siddiqui and Lee Hamilton.

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN TOGETHER? 
We have been together for two and a half years and we are deeply in love!

WHERE ARE YOU BOTH FROM AND YOUR FAMILY BACKGROUNDS?
I’m born and raised in Toronto, Ontario, and my family immigrated to Canada from Pakistan in 1979; Lee moved to Canada in 2000, from Kingston, Jamaica.

WHERE DO YOU CURRENTLY LIVE?
We live in downtown Toronto!

YOUR CURRENT PROFESSIONS?
I’m a curator and community engagement manager for Artscape Launchpad, and Lee is the programming and events manager for Pride Toronto.

WHAT’S SOMETHING YOU BOTH LOVE TO DO TOGETHER?
We are foodies, so we definitely love exploring the restaurant scene in Toronto.

YOUR FULL NAMES, ANY NICKNAMES?
Seth Erik Falk and Travis Frank L’Henaff, or Frankie.

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN TOGETHER? 
We have been in each other’s lives since filming for Canada’s Drag Race Season 1, which started in November 2019, so 2.5 years. We are love partners in crime.

WHERE ARE YOU BOTH FROM AND YOUR FAMILY BACKGROUNDS?
Travis: I’m a small-town Queer BC boy raised by a single super mom. Seth: I’m transracially adopted and brought up in Cambridge, Ont., and in the past few years I’ve been reconnecting with my incredible birth mom.

WHERE DO YOU CURRENTLY LIVE?
We both live in downtown Toronto.

YOUR CURRENT PROFESSIONS?
Seth: Animal wrangler advocate, zoo owner and model. Travis: Model, influencer, creative. 

WHAT’S SOMETHING YOU BOTH LOVE TO DO TOGETHER?
We love going on adventures, and what I find particularly special is the amount of time we get to spend on set and creating together.

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