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Queer Artists Creating Change: James Majesty

Celebrating the queer community, we are starting a new column featuring queer artists who are using their platforms to positively affect change. To kick off the series we caught up with the Seattle based drag artist James Majesty. How did you get into drag originally? I honestly can’t remember when it all started. I was […]

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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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Hard Surface: Focusing on the Release of Pain, Sorrows and Life

In the editorial “Hard Surface” photographers Santana Bellas and Collin Casino focused on capturing the feeling and energy from recording artist Gita. “From the angles to the film used she was able to express herself in front of the camera in personal shots. She provided us with even more knowledge about who she is by […]

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“Milk”: Exploring the Subcultures Present in Orlando, Florida

Thomas Ahny Von is a fashion and lifestyle photographer based in Orlando, Florida. His series “Milk” is named after the notorious ‘Milk District’ in Orlando Florida; a stretch of bars, restaurants and hangouts that many Orlando deviants call home. Florida is a place famous for its amusement parks, retirement communities and various beaches. Because of […]

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The Slather Sisters: Queer Family Values

Musician Bebe Huxley and filmmaker Love Bailey are creating a queer family with their production company The Slather Factory, and a queer family would not be complete without a matriarch, aka Babs. Babs is the Mother Goddess of the Slather Factory, author of the book “Ring Shui: Move your Rings, Change Your Life” and ultra […]

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