features, Lifestyle

House of Silky’s Basjia Shares the Importance of Chosen Family

It’s gay Christmas, Sydneysisters (also known by many as Mardi Gras), and we’re gearing up for the festivities. This year, Absolut is celebrating queer Chosen Families and has enlisted editorial photographer, Liz Ham, to document a string of portraits by notable queer chosen families. Taking part in the series are QTBIPOC collective, House of Silky, […]

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Fashion & Art, shoots

Jezebel: Exploring the Gender Constructs Placed on Women

Jezebel is a photo series that explores women within the lens of society. It is a study of gender constructs and the countless responsibilities that women are born into and ultimately grow into. It aims to shed light on the unfair expectations assigned to women based on gender, while celebrating the innate or acquired traits […]

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Fashion & Art

Return to Me: An Ode to Gender Non-Conforming Musicians

“Return to Me” is a call back to the 1920s jazz styling, and a time when segregated gender, race, and sexuality were prominent.  Upon beginning this project, photographer Laura Du Vé discussed with Kaiit, a musician and artist from Naarm Melbourne in so-called Australia what she might be interested in creating. Kaiit uses she/he/they pronouns. “The […]

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features, Lifestyle

How to Become a Cam Girl: An Insider’s Scoop

Everybody loves earning extra cash, which is why so many people have started searching online for information on how to become a cam girl. You can do it from the comfort and privacy of your own home, which is particularly ideal during a global pandemic. Plus, you also get to meet new people. What’s not […]

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Fashion & Art, features

Wearing Maia: Basics for Basics Collection

Having grown up on a farm in NSW, Australia, Maia Lillford—founder of independent brand Wearing Maia—has a deep concern for sustainable practices, excluding leather from her production line. Launched in 2014, Wearing Maia is aimed at inspiring confidence, inclusion, and empowerment. In a bid for sustainability, all the items are small run and locally made […]

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Fashion & Art, features

Futuremood: Effortlessly Cool Mood-Altering Sunglasses

The self-care industry offers endless ways to tend to your mind and body. In a market saturated with aesthetic but ineffective remedies, people are scrambling to find coping mechanisms for their stress. Austin Soldner, the co-founder of California-based new-wave sunglasses brand Futuremood, realized this need and sought to make a difference. After several months of […]

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Music & Film, stories

Meet Macy Rodman, Glittering Starlet of the Internet

Macy Rodman is a living legend. You can often find her walking around Brooklyn in ribbons of pink silk and her tallest heels, perhaps humming a light tune beneath her breath. At thirty-one, Rodman is one of the most unique pop stars out there. A hand-drawn star. Her sound is sparkling vomit, vulnerable confessions, and […]

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