School-Daze-Wake-Up

Maintaining Identity

Whenever going into a space where I know that I’m going to be one of the few black faces, I always think of myself taking two separate paths. The first is a path where I completely  overcompensate for the fact that I am in a predominantly white space. I amp up everything about me that…

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We Need Your Submissions!

Dear wonderful readers, I wanted to take a break from our hard-hitting articles and fancy photos to remind you that we run off of your submissions. We love having a group of regular contributors, but also thrive off of one-time submissions. If you’d like to join our team or just share a piece of art…

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Cyberspace Diary

I wish I could say what’s on my mind. I type out aggressive responses that I’ll never send and no one will ever see because I quickly delete how I feel. This photo series, “Cyberspace Diary,” explores sentiments that I’d never say out loud and transposes those thoughts into an internet collage setting by dissecting…

Actress Pam Grier.

My Rebellion

my rebellion came at 16 when i decided enough was enough, that i was tired of my long flowing hair. so i, i chopped it all off and said goodbye. goodbye to my so called good hair black girl’s paradise of oh baby you got good long hair, it’s all hers, what you mixed with?…

Photo by Mike Fong

Getting to Know Teri Gender Bender: A Bitchtopia Interview

I first discovered Le Butcherettes after attending a Bosnian Rainbows show with Carly almost two years ago. I decided to go because I knew Omar Rodríguez López, the guitarist from Mars Volta, was part of the band and I wanted to experience seeing someone successful from my island perform, in hopes that it would boost my pride…