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Who Gets to Define Identity: An Open Letter

The irony in seeking identity is that there will always be people who try to define it for you, when it’s something that can be practically indefinable. Identity can be synonymous with the word label, except the word label suggests only one facet of someone’s truth, and identity suggests a multi-faceted, multi-layered, and interchangeable truth. […]

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Support Bailey Stiles in Becoming Her True Self

Bailey Stiles is a creative force who has become a permanent fixture in the NYC nightlife scene. A muse to many, an inspiration online and IRL, but most importantly a beautiful friend whose friendship is valued to the highest degree. The overwhelming number of people who have shared Bailey’s story and Go Fund campaign online […]

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Aurora Campbell Illustrates the World Through a Honest Female Lens

Melbourne based artist Aurora Campbell explores themes of gender, sex, sexuality, sociology and humans in her work through a honest, female lens. “We live in a world saturated with male dominated depictions of sex and beauty, so I think it’s really important as an artist to portray these themes in a raw, uncensored light. I also love to […]

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Self-Portraits; Unconsciously Inducing a Process of Self-Love

Leeds based artist Alexandra Hayter focuses on self love and intimacy within her work, with this series being a collection of polaroid photos and scans that reflect and engage with a process of self exploration. Alexandra describes the images as being “a documentation of my attitude towards myself, which has developed from a feeling of […]

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Betty Grumble; The Sex Clown Sent to Save The World

The first time I witnessed Betty Grumble perform I was spellbound. With an innate sense of sexual fluidity, she embraced gender ambiguity through her aesthetic in such a powerfully confident way that would cause envy to even the most liberated at her clear sense of freedom. Self-defined as a ‘sex clown’, she proudly lives up […]

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‘Pacify’ Reflects on Growing Up Queer in India

I lived in Mumbai, India for fourteen years, after which I moved to Northampton, Massachusetts to finish my last two years of high school. I’m currently studying at a college New York, and visit my family in India during breaks at college. My relationship with India has been strained for a while now, as I […]

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Documenting Cultural Queen Radha La Bia

Radha La Bia is a drag queen & performing artist based in Sydney, Australia, who caught our eye with colourful costumes inspired by Indian culture and growing up in a matriarchal family in Singapore. We wanted to gain a deeper insight into the identity of Radha La Bia, and the processes involved prior to a performance, so sent […]

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JoAnna Ferrari: Live, Unlabelled and Unstoppable

In recent years, the group of people who have transitioned to the opposite gender have gained increasing visibility. Laverne Cox (Orange is the New Black), Jamie Clayton (Sense8) and Caitlyn Jenner (I am Cait), have become household names and have achieved success, where it once would have been impossible. But, what if you’re not a […]

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An Interview with a Gay Catholic School Teacher

Alice emanates every bit of that sort of teacher-y mien you would expect from a seasoned high school teacher – only her name isn’t Alice and I can’t guarantee she’s a she. Counterproductive as it may seem to identify someone as anything other than their identity, in this case, its function is twofold. As an […]

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