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React: An Artistic Platform for Political Expression

React: An Artistic Platform for Political Expression, an art exhibit curated by Alyssa Dorn, Doreen Etaat, and Louie Greenwald, stood on display in the Powell Rotunda from March 6th to March 11th. The trio formed the exhibit for Honors Collegium 179M: History of Art as Social and Political Commentary, providing community members and students with […]

“History, Hardships, & Unheard Voices” of Queer Resilient Beings: A Kerckhoff Exhibit

The week of March 6th to the 10th, the pale walls of central campus’s Kerckhoff Art Gallery were once again decked with multimedia artistic expressions from the UCLA and wider Los Angeles communities – but this time the theme linking reimagined neckties, sparkly sheer fabric, and torn planner pages was that of untold queer stories. The […]

OutWrite’s Queer Lit Column: Desire, Dream and Magic in Zami: A New Spelling of My Name

  This review of Zami is the first in our series of investigating classic queer literature, forming an OutWrite Archive of novels, poetry, and memoir that our staff believes everyone should read.      In the acknowledgements, Audre Lorde tells the reader the structure of Zami. She says, “From the bottom of my heart I thank each […]

Heartbreak: An OutWrite Illustration

The first in a series of standalone illustrations from Staff Illustrator and Writer Austin Wang.  “Heartbreak” from Bridegroom   This piece was inspired by the documentary Bridegroom, which revolved around the story of Tom Bridegroom and Shane Bitney Crone. It is told from Shane’s perspective, starting from his childhood leading to his meeting and relationship […]