Bebe Huxley’s New Music Video a Visual Anthem for Queer Fem Freedom

“Fuck anyone who’s ever made you feel small, and fuck everyone who’s ever made you feel stupid.” So explodes the rallying cry of musician and performance artist Bebe Huxley, whose exclamation goes out to all of her fem fans who…

Fire

Graphic by Nieves Winslow   local gossip: crazy girl shaves her head and dresses like boy and looks like boy and wants to be called boy but will never be boy; dumb girl wants to crawl out of her south asian…

A Love Letter to Hayley Kiyoko

“I’m real and I don’t feel like boys.” – Hayley Kiyoko Graphic by Nieves Winslow It is June 24, 2015. I am surfing the internet (or, doing homework- “Yes, even in the summertime Mom!”) As it is for many of us…

Donald Trump Should Be Restricted on Twitter

Free Speech vs. Hate Speech on Social Media Graphic by Angela Zheng On November 3rd, President Trump referred to Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren as “Pocahontas” on his Twitter. On November 27th, Trump repeated this slur toward Warren at an in-person event honoring Native…

UCLA Students Stormed by Trump Supporters at a Peaceful Unity Block Party

“The Unity Block Party was already over. We were just cleaning up when it happened.” That was when the peaceful gathering of UCLA students were “mobbed” and temporarily blinded by neo-fascists wielding flashing cameras and phones on selfie sticks. The…

And the Rainbow Echoes- 2017 Taiwan LGBTQ+ Pride

This year’s LGBTQ+ Pride parade has taken place recently, the largest one in Asia! Featured Image: Tens of thousands march in Taipei’s LGBT pride parade. The 15th annual Taiwan LGBT Pride parade took place on October 28th. With over 120,000 participants,…

Solidarity on Venice Beach

This new seaside fixture will make your day much more colorful. Featured photo taken by Stephanie Munguia When you walk down Venice Beach, you may expect to see impossibly muscular powerlifters, local artists selling their wares on the boardwalk, and…

Transgender Day of Remembrance: OutWrite’s Staff Reflection

November 20th is Trans Day of Remembrance, a tradition that began in 1999 to honor the lives of trans people who were murdered in acts of hate violence. Trans Day of Remembrance and the week leading up to it, Trans…

Cacophony of Voices, Conservative Speakers, and Controversy on Campus

An event hosted by controversial conservative speaker Ben Shapiro caused chaos on campus earlier tonight. Approximately 600 people filled Ackerman Grand Ballroom to attend Shapiro’s talk, “The Rise of Campus Fascism,” in which Shapiro compared tactics and beliefs of “the…

California Legally Institutes a Third Gender Option

Graphic by Nick Griffin Senate Bill 179, signed by Governor Jerry Brown on October 15th, allows California residents to identify as “non-binary” on state IDs, driver licenses, and birth certificates. While most bills recently signed by Gov. Brown will go…