events, Fashion & Art

The Chromat Olympics Hit NYFW 2020

On a Sunday night in the Financial District, long after the bedtime of stock traders and suits, Chromat’s team of 22 models assembled in the Rise by We gym to complete their final training for the 2020 Chromat Olympics.  Clad in brilliant striped and swirled performance fabrics, models rotated through sets of deadlifts, battle ropes, […]

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Music & Film, news

Dorian Electra’s “Guyliner” is the Gender-Bending Myspace-era Video of Our Dreams

Today, gender fluid popstar Dorian Electra (they/them/theirs) shared a music video for their glam-worthy track “Guyliner”. Directed by Dorian Electra and their long time creative partner Weston Allen, the video sees Dorian take on the ideals of masculinity by shaping and breaking stereotypes. The visuals and outfits in the video were styled by Dorian, with choice looks influenced […]

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Fashion & Art, shoots

‘Bad Bitches Only’ Explores Sex Appeal & Strength

‘Bad Bitches Only’ is all about empowerment, strength and sex appeal, as these women own their worth and show it to the frame, the concept being inspired by the collaboration between photographer Helmut Newton and designer Thierry Mugler. Photographer Damarys reached out to a group of models who were bold enough to strut their curves […]

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features, Lifestyle

TIGHT ROPE: Bondage and the Freedom of Self-Expression

For Play Out Apparel, diversity and inclusion don’t stop at a size, race, age, ability, gender or sexual identity…they love their kink community with abundance! Play Out was privileged enough to be able to turn to two very skilled, talented friends in the rope bondage community for their Valentine’s Day 2020 campaign. Shot by Liz […]

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Fashion & Art, shoots

CATNIP: Genetic Modification & Queer Berlin

In the distant future, the cosmetic industry holds authority and a new dominant species prowl the earth. Xeno-Felines were born when designer genetic modification evolved to become a genetic mutation. CATNIP was conceived when drag artist Purrja and photographer Hue Hale met after both immigrating from Ireland to Germany. Through feeling accepted in their new surroundings, […]

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features, World

Australia Bushfires Fundraiser 2020

The Australia bushfires have been raging for the past 5 months, burning over 18 million hectares of land, killing 1 billion animals, over 30 people and destroying over 3000 homes. As an Australian founded media source it is with heavy hearts that we have been witnessing the devastating fire wreaking havoc to our homes. As […]

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Fashion & Art, shoots

Gender Diversion & Queer Bodies in ‘Darkness of the Fantasies’

‘Darkness of the Fantasies’ was created and conceptualized in collaboration with Latinx nonbinary queer designer Mateo Suarez, who focuses primarily on queer/trans/POC bodies. Evoking heaven on earth and inspired by dark fantasy manga, Final Fantasy, and early 2000s internet, the editorial explores themes of subversion and genderfuck through the depiction of the fantasies, wearing garments […]

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Pidgeon Pagonis: The Intersex Activist Spreading Awareness

Intersex activist and filmmaker Pidgeon Pagonis is incredibly tenacious. The inspiring Chicagoan has been an active voice for the intersex community for the past five years since publicly launching the intersex justice movement #intersexstories on Twitter in 2015. After coming across their work online I was fortunate enough to have met up with last year […]

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Fashion & Art, features

Non-Binary Upcycled Fashion in ‘Earthly Identities’

In her collection, Melisa Minca takes upcycled clothing to transform bodies and make bold statements about our desires through non-binary fashion. These characteristics find their origin in the Garden of Eden where the binary roles for sex, gender and power became defined. Here, in this series, the Garden of Eden has been rediscovered and in […]

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Fashion & Art, features

Play Out: Challenging Binaries in Underwear Design

Entrepreneurs Abby Sugar & Liz Leifer of Play Out Apparel are pushing boundaries and sparking conversations on gender norms through fashion. For PLAY OUT, queer fashion and gender-equal clothing is not a trend – it is who they are. In their experience, owners Abby Sugar and Liz Leifer have both come to realize that being […]

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