Fashion & Art, features

RED AS A CHARACTER STUDY: Femme, Queerness & Power

AN INTROSPECTIVE LOOK AT THE COLOR RED AND ANANYA’S POETRY: An article Collaboration with Ana Teixeira and Ananya Pandya Ana: When Ananya had first entered my mind, I saw her as a hammer smashing against heteronormativity’s guidelines. She was a strong reminder of the importance of defiance and solidarity to the femme. The exchange of […]

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features, Lifestyle

10 YA Books by Black Authors That You Must Read

In the last few years, there has been a boom in Black authors creating and publishing YA books. Many of them are even becoming instant classics, joining the ranks of notable books like Harry Potter, Hunger Games, and The Perks of Being a Wallflower. As a POC who has been obsessed with Young Adult (YA) […]

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Fashion & Art, shoots

Progress Portraits Explores Equality for Women in Nudity

“Progress Portraits” by Kannetha Brown is an exploration of the importance of nude portraiture in the journey towards equality for women. In this ongoing collaborative project, models are interviewed about how their self-image and relationships with their bodies have grown over time, and are asked to pose nude/semi-nude in places relative to their growth. “Progress […]

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Music & Film, stories

Star Trek’s Ian Alexander is Transcending Universes

Ian Alexander is a rising star to watch. At just 19 years old, the talented Asian-American actor has achieved an incredible amount, being the first transgender actor to join the cast of the iconic Star Trek canon. Apart from the intergalactic cult series the down-to-earth actor previously made their mark on the sci-fi world, starring in […]

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travel, World

5 Tattoo Artists In Puerto Rico You Should Visit

Some people collect souvenirs when they travel; I collect tattoos. When I first arrived in Puerto Rico it was a mission of mine to get a tattoo to take home with me. After settling into the island for a few days I started to look into which tattoo artists in Puerto Rico would be best […]

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Music & Film, stories

Queer Japan: The Must-See Doc Challenging Generational Stigmas

In Queer Japan, Canadian director Graham Kolbeins documents the realities of being an LGBTQIA+ person in Japan through the lens of artists, activists and trailblazers. Graham does a great job of showing representation throughout the spectrum, from Manga artist Gengoroh Tagame sharing his gay manga comics with the world, to Aya Kamikawa taking us through […]

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Music & Film, stories

Ripparachie is the Gay Trap Artist Changing the Game

Standing on my couch spilling Hennessy and getting too buck is where Ripparachie’s new album Trippy Cunt has taken me. From curving the trade to running off on the plug, Ripparachie pulls you into the world of a young femme gay rapper navigating Atlanta’s trap scene. Pulling in features from Lord Narf and Cakes Da […]

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features, Lifestyle

Skip Squad Fitness: The Movement Celebrating Black Joy

Founder of Skip Squad Fitness, Miss Brown is a creative Skipologist and skip-fit superstar based in London with a refreshing burst of energy slowly taking up the fitness scene, complete with fun charisma. During the first UK lockdown, Miss Brown wanted to keep the blues away and keep herself mentally and physically fit, so she […]

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features, Lifestyle

Naughty or Nice Christmas Wishlist with Deni Todorovic

Deni Torodovic is a vocal activist for queer rights and human rights, pushing the narrative forward around topics of gender, sexuality, politics, race and equality. Identifying as gender non-binary, they are a respected voice within the industry, advocating for inclusivity and inclusive language. Deni has 12 years of industry and freelance experience in fashion, currently working as […]

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