They/them

Graphic by Chris Ikonomou   Do you ever look at your reflection and have absolutely no fucking clue who the person is staring back at you?    Sometimes my reflection is a stranger Unfamiliar to me,  and the only thing…

Ashe Center Ranks As One Of The Best College LGBTQ Health Centers

Photo by Kai Huang On April 2nd, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) named the UCLA’s Arthur Ashe Student Health and Wellness Center a “Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality.” The HRC surveyed more than 600 health care facilities and UCLA’s hospitals…

Submit Your Guest Post to OutWrite!

OutWrite Newsmagazine invites college students everywhere to submit articles to be published on our online platform! Our mission statement: OutWrite is a multimedia platform that aims to empower the voices of the queer community by writing about what we think, how…

10 Creative Ways to Come Out at UCLA

Graphic by Jeanine Lee Coming out is a big step for everyone, but for people who like to take things to creative extremes, coming out entails a stage, props, and alcohol an audience. Sharing this special moment in front of…

Dance With Me Darling

Graphic by Anastacia Kellogg Dance with me darling, I don’t care who’s looking. I am a man, I am a woman, I am fluidity and impulse and I impulsively decided to love you, You were hesitance and softly-treaded words, But…

OutWrite EXCLUSIVE: Death Imminent, Nothing Matters

Everyone currently alive will die someday and their memory will eventually be forgotten, OutWrite has learned. Every member of the human race will inevitably cease existing at some point and there is nothing anyone can do to stop it. Whether…

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…

Thy Neighbor was a MAN?! A Case for the Historically Queer Jesus

Jesus has long been a figure representing wholesome celibacy in the Christian faith, but assuming he was a real person, the odds are that he had sexual desires like the rest of us. One way Jesus could have handled those…

Dungeon Do’s and Don’ts – A Guide to One’s First Foray Into Public Kink

If you’re looking to get into the world of kink, you’ve come to the right place. The BDSM scene can be overwhelming for those who are just starting out. While in some situations, it can be alright to go in…

ABC: G is for Genderqueer

Earlier last year, social media giant, Facebook, changed its popular website in a way that excited many people in the queer community. The company allowed users on its website to choose one of over 50 gender options in an unprecedented…