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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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Drifters: Serendipity; Finding Solace in a Foreign Land

Drifters: Serendipity features a series of photos and writings from Saigon Duo Duy Vo and Thao Bui. Duy recounts how the book explores “both of our perspectives about abandoned, fragmented thoughts and old memories growing up in Saigon, Vietnam and how they have helped us in our struggles in America.” The book is a heartfelt […]

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5 Los Angeles Experimental Creatives on the Rise

Los Angeles is a melting pot of talent; the city of angels prides itself on inspiring the masses who move from all around the world in pursuit of their dreams. Just like finding the perfect-sized dildo in an overstocked sex shop, we came across 5 incredibly experimental creatives, who through doing what they love have […]

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Let’s Riot with Panti Bliss

It would be a mistake to simply classify Panti Bliss as your everyday drag queen. Rory O’ Neil, the male alter ego/creator behind the iconic Irish diva has been at the forefront of gay rights activism through the outspoken performances of Panti. Speaking out on national television, and criticising a group of activists on their […]

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Vinny Ohh: Removing the Need for Gender

Vinny Ohh is an enigma; a beautifully sculpted exterior that houses an unexpectedly delicate, almost angelic creature. Vinny is kind, gracious and unapologetically aware of who they are. Making waves in the mainstream media due to their marking as being a so-called self-defined alien, Vinny is defying all pre-existing definitions of gender, working to create […]

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“Woke Up From A Lazy Dream” is Promoting Mental Health Awareness

Cusi Coyllur, (coo-see coy-your), an Inca princess name, is experimental pianist, singer and mental health advocate, Shannen Roberts. She identifies as queer, intersectional feminist and is Peruvian American. Setting the mood with chimes, lighters and harps, “Woke Up From a Lazy Dream” recalls a hazy, mind-altered world that she, her friends and partner at the time […]

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