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Review: ‘Sacred and Profane’ Wrestles with Religion and Sexuality

An interactive feature before ‘Sacred and Profane’ included artistically expressing ones’ own experiences with sexuality and religion. Sacred & Profane, a one-man show centering Tim Lewis’s personal experiences with Evangelical Christianity and homosexuality, opened in Los Angeles on February 16th. In the play, Lewis, who performed his own work, explores the limitations that religion places […]

“This Is What Resistance Looks Like” at UCLA and Beyond

illustration by Emily Dearborn and Liana Kindler On February 15th, renowned gender theorist, philosopher, and professor Judith Butler delivered a guest lecture at UCLA hosted by the RAVE organization, a UCLA faculty group dedicated to “Resistance Against Violence Through Education” formed in the immediate wake of Donald Trump’s election to the United States Presidency. Judith […]

Students Explore Intersectionality and Advocacy at LGBTQ Leadership Retreat

This past weekend on Jan. 14 and 15, over 30 students attended the first-ever LGBTQ Student Leadership Retreat at Pilgrim Pines Camp. Students spent the weekend gaining leadership skills through workshops, exploring their identities, and making connections with others. “Queer students have so many other identities and marginalizations,” Megan van der Toorn, assistant director at […]

How to Get Away with Murder Speed Recap: Don’t Tell Annalise

Hey y’all, it’s Skylar, your friendly neighborhood OutWrite marketing director and staff writer. Today, we’re starting a weekly recap of everyone’s favorite Gay/Bi/Pan Murder Mystery Explosion, How to Get Away With Murder. Here’s the recap of the crazy shenanigans that went on during last Thursday’s episode. In the courthouse This week’s case revolves around Tristan, […]

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 […]