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‘Fish’ Explores Queer Friendships and Life Living in the Bronx

Fish is a short film directed, written and starring Adomako Aman that follows the story of two gay men of colour and their everyday struggle of finding jobs and balancing life in the Bronx. Bringing to the forefront issues of community acceptance and fighting perpetuating stereotypes ‘Fish’ is an honest reflection of the importance of […]

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目で触る: touch with your eyes

A body belongs to the person who resides within it. However, when that body is placed in the public arena, it’s ownership can become destabilized. The gaze of most if not all viewers, consciously or not, fetishizes and objectifies. False claims can be laid to the body of another, either through this process or by […]

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Tranformation Queen Allie X Talks the ‘X Identity’

Fresh off the release of her latest track “Focus”, we caught up with briefly with pop-synth enchantress, costume chameleon and performance queen Allie X just before her Pride performance in Los Angeles. Allie X is adored by the queer community, and for good reason, being an outspoken ally, who just completed the US pride circuit […]

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Theyshootthem: My Queer Family

Theyshootthem is an Australian photographer, now based in Los Angeles who focuses on shooting the queer community, subcultures and their allies. In the shoot ‘My Queer Family’ they documented their many adventures with their tight-knit group of queer friends in Melbourne. Through their shared experiences as queer youth they became much more than friends, they were family, […]

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Ethnically Ambiguous: Raw, Engaging and Extremely Necessary

We recently caught up with Anna Hossnieh and Shereen Younes, the powerful creative forces behind the podcast Ethnically Ambiguous. Ethnically Ambiguous gives an impactful insight into the treatment of women of color and offers a nuanced perspective on the Middle Eastern world. Anna and Shereen are easy to listen to, funny, and express their opinions […]

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Eye of a Little God: Gender Performativity and Identity

Dipjyoti Banik is a photographer based out of New Delhi, working primarily with alternative cultural spaces, diversifying narratives in evolving urban spaces, and negotiations with gender and sex in India. The title “Eye of a Little God” has been drawn from Sylvia Plath’s “Mirror”, reflecting upon the anxieties of what it means to be a […]

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Queer Couples in Love: Cheeky and Nar

Celebrating love, and more specifically, love in the queer community, we are starting a new segment featuring a range of queer couples who we love and admire! Kicking off the series is NYC based creative powerhouse Cheeky and Nar, who are just the damn cutest, being ridiculous talented in their own ways, and spreading Cupid’s […]

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Marilyn Rondon: The Artist Behind the Ink

Upon meeting Marilyn Rondon I instantly get the impression that she is an old soul. She speaks about her art and experiences with such a strong sense of awareness that could only come with lifetimes of having been dragged through hell and back. A multi-disciplinary artist, Marilyn has an impressive repertoire of works to her […]

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Jesswar: Reclaiming Racial and Gender Slurs

Fresh off the trail from the Laneway tour, we caught up with Brisbane based Fijian artist Jesswar, a female powerhouse who is unapologetically reclaiming derogatory gender and racist slurs in her debut single “Savage”. Tapping into a primarily male dominated music sector, Jesswar surrounds herself with equally powerful and talented female forces, making a much […]

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