Rosie Forster
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Rosie Forster is currently a first year Ethnomusicology (Jazz Studies) major. She believes that jazz is truly her calling after taking a music history class that explained that one of her favorite jazz singers (Billie Holiday) was bisexual. She also likes to write, presumably.

A Queer Girl’s Guide To Dating

Graphic by Shay Suban As a young, naive preteen, I dreamed of having an attentive boyfriend who would love me forever and give me flowers and cake everyday or something. As a young, naive teenager who realized she was into…

The Australian Same-Sex Marriage Debacle

As an Australian living in California, there are plenty of things about the American way of life that confuse me. Inches and miles? Baffling. Using Fahrenheit to measure temperature? Ridiculous. Overconsumption of foods with names like “The Heart Attack Burger”?…

A Reflection on National Coming Out Day

Keith Haring. National Coming Out Day sticker, n.d. HRC Records. Friday, October 13, 2017 National Coming Out Day takes place on October 11th, the anniversary of the March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights. The day was founded in…

‘SKAM’: On Representation and Fetishizing

Graphic by Jessica Cao When people ask me what TV shows I’ve been binge-watching lately, I’m almost ashamed to tell them about my current favorite show – a Norwegian teen dramedy ironically named “SKAM” (meaning “shame” in Norwegian). Yes, I’m…