With this edition we hope to explore identity and language, and how our identities and experiences as queer people intersect with the language used to describe, attack, and affirm us.
The intersection between racial identity and queerness is often being left out while QPOC exist within those multitudes.
But queerness is more than personal identity. This is why we can’t American-express ourselves to equality. Queerness is a community.
Your hair’s longer now, you’ve stopped calling yourself ‘he’. You're not sure why you still call fifteen-year old you ‘he’. Probably just a habit. You are your mother’s child, after all.
Sticks and stones may break my bones but words seeds and sows. Ideas are planted through connections Conversations make them grow Nurtured through research and investigation The words are irrigation Whether a weed for pain and destruction Or a seed for change and representation Words reap what they sow Stick and stones may break my…
The intersecting struggles of ableism and transphobia are products of capitalism. Any true fight for queer and autistic liberation must be anti-capitalist.
Queer radical organisation has lost its radical roots. We can bring them back with intersecting mass struggle.
Whether you watched the L-word as an awakening into queer culture, or because you openly had a crush on Shane, the show has defined a decade of queer heartthrobs and style.
The lyrical specificity with which Peach details a lifetime of personal struggles positions her as Australia’s glittery, pink, queer answer to Billie Eilish.
It’s a paradox, thinking that because I’m aware porn isn’t realistic, my experience of it isn’t real either.