A poem from Lily Luo. This poem came out of the many conversations I’ve had, with friends of mine who were dealing with similar questions about their identities, with myself as I tried to reconcile all the different, vibrant, complex parts of my being, with those who were a bit older than me who had […]
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by Victoria Durden [content warning: mentions and descriptions of partner and emotional abuse, gaslighting, PTSD, sexual coercion] This piece comes out of my own reflections, having exited an emotionally abusive relationship with someone who identifies as leftist, feminist, and radical.
I had been back in the city for a little over a month after being shuffled around the country for five years and was still feeling pretty burned out. After a couple of months of liking each others’ statuses and sharing articles with each other; a colleague and I bonded over our love for cats, […]
This year, an up and coming new web series took social media by storm. That’s What She Said, a story about five different queer-identified characters living in the greater Los Angeles area, found themselves featured through a gif-set that has now reached over 26,000 notes on Tumblr. — Jo Chiang
by Alok Vaid-Menon In this series of pieces I hope to develop a new grammar to talk about asexuality outside of the ways in which it has been co-opted by neoliberal identity politics.
Sally Tran used to have long hair. Back then, Tran says, people would always remark, “You look so pretty with your long hair” and suspected they viewed them as a “submissive geisha doll.”
Enter Sally Tran and Coco Layne. Both Asian American artists have made ripples in the Tumblr world and beyond with their work challenging how narratives of hair in LGBTQ spaces forget about intersections with race.
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