Emma Blakely (they/she/he)
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Emma Blakely is a second-year student from Tucson. They love color guard and writing and are passionate about queer rights and the environment. They use any pronouns and are non-binary.

Forgiveness and Trying to Deserve It: A Look at “Happiest Season” (2020)

Photo by Lacey Terrell **This article contains spoilers for “Happiest Season” (2020).** In late November of 2020, “Happiest Season” was released. “Happiest Season” was written and directed by Clea DuVall, a lesbian actress, writer, producer, and director. This movie follows…

Dressing Room

Graphic by Kelly (She/Her) I’m in a department store trying on clothes and they all fit in the technical sense, not too tight and in colors that make my eyes pop and my mother tells me I look beautiful, so…

The Danger of “Traditional Values”: An Analysis of From Russia With Hate (Fall 2013)

Photo from @ukraine.pride on Instagram *This article is a modern analysis of the themes and content of “From Russia With Hate“ (Fall 2013), the sixth installment of our From The Archive series.* **Trigger warning: violent queerphobia** Since the passing of the…

“Don’t Say Gay”: The Would-Be Impact of Florida’s HB 1577

Photo by AP Two days ago, on Thursday, February 24th, the Florida House of Representatives passed a bill by a 69-47 vote aiming to limit discussions of sexuality and gender identity in classrooms. The official name of the bill is…

An Interview with Rio Romeo: Love, Valentine’s Day, and What It Means To Be An Artist

Contributing Authors:Emma Blakely (They/She/He)Charis Shargel (She/Her)Kristin Haegelin (She/Her)Chrys Marr (She/They) Photography by Charis Shargel (She/Her)Edited by Christopher Ikonomou (Xe/He) In my opinion, there are criminally few artists that make unapologetically, candidly lesbian songs. To name a couple: Hayley Kiyoko, girl…

text me back!

Graphic by Stephanie Liu (she/her) touch me like I’m not a friend. Don’t touch me on the shoulder; or Do, as long as you mean it like “i want you” and not like i told a joke and you’re just…

Do You Listen to girl in red? The History and Modern Usage of Signaling in the WLW Community

Graphic by Christopher Ikonomou (Xe/He) with courtesy of girl in red Now, modern queer and WLW communities have adapted queer signaling to their own fashion and pop cultures. girl in red, a Norwegian indie pop band headed by WLW singer-songwriter…