Jaden King (He/They)
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Jaden King (He/They) is the former Editor-in-Chief of OutWrite Newsmagazine and a recent graduate from UCLA. He majored in Political Science, but his heart lies with the arts, specifically acting, writing, and tv/film. Jaden has been a part of OutWrite for four years now and has made it a second home. With everything Los Angeles has to offer, Jaden is always trying to find the next best coffee shop, shopping mall, book store, and places to just sit and relax with friends. “When we let ourselves stop growing, that is the moment the world stops.”

An Exploration of Euphoria: S2E5 “Stand Still Like the Hummingbird”

Image from @euphoria on Instagram on @hbo This is the fifth article in our series: “An Exploration of Euphoria.” To catch up on what you might’ve missed, check out last week’s article here. This series comes out on Sundays at…

An Exploration of Euphoria: A Midseason Breakdown + S2E4 “You Who Cannot See, Think of Those Who Can”

Image from @hbo on Instagram from @euphoria This is the fourth article in our series: “An Exploration of Euphoria.” To catch up on what you might’ve missed, check out last week’s article here. This series comes out on Sundays at…

If Walls Could Talk…

Photography by Zoë Collins (she/her) My hand drifted up against the wallFeeling each subtle groove and bumpInteract with my fingerprints,As if the wall was telling me a story,And I listened and told a story back. The wall said it knew…

An Exploration of Euphoria: S2E3 “Ruminations: Big and Little Bullys”

Image from the Euphoria Instagram page @euphoria This is the third article in our series: “An Exploration of Euphoria.” To catch up on what you might’ve missed, check out last week’s article here. This series comes out on Sundays at…

An Exploration of Euphoria: S2E2 “Out of Touch”

Image from the Euphoria Instagram page @euphoria This is the second article in our new series “An Exploration of Euphoria.” To catch up on what you might’ve missed, check out last week’s article here. This series comes out on Sundays…

An Exploration of Euphoria: S2E1 “Trying to Get to Heaven Before They Close the Gates”

Photograph from Hunter Schafer’s Instagram @hunterschafer *This is the first article in a new series where I reflect on and peel back the past week’s episode of Euphoria Season 2. This series will come out on Sundays at 3PM PT…

The LGBTQ+ Acronym and Its Implications: An Analysis of The Genesis of LGBTQ2IA (Fall 2001)

Graphic Illustrated by Christopher Ikonomou (Xe/He) *This article is a modern analysis of the themes and content of “The Genesis of LGBTQ2IA” (Fall 2001), the first installment of our From The Archive series”* In “The Genesis of LGBTQ2IA,” there is…

Being Queer in a Small Town during COVID-19

Photos by Jaden King When UCLA announced that online instruction would begin Week 10 of winter quarter and last until April 10, ultimately to be extended throughout the remainder of the academic year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, I contemplated…

Sing To Me Instead: One Year Since Ben Platt’s Album Debut

Graphic by Ria Kotak Many people know Ben Platt for his heart-warming and gut-wrenching role as Evan Hansen in the Broadway production of Dear Evan Hansen. Nonetheless, Platt is a familiar face on Broadway, previously starring in The Music Man…