Migos Are Not Our Amigos

Regardless of your taste in music, the rise of rap group Migos has become undeniable within the hip-hop community. However, the rise of a homophobic rap group should not be accepted or undeniable in a time like this. Having formed…

Queer Reflection on Dating Apps

Graphic by Carmen Ngo Let’s be real, dating is difficult for queer people. Personally, as a queer, agender, polyamorous person of color, I find it difficult to find like-minded people to form genuine romantic connections with. We would all love…

My Obsession with Middle-Aged Women

Recognizing Queerness in Your Childhood Graphic by Carmen Ngo It started in a fourth grade classroom. I was supposed to be staring down at my test, but I couldn’t keep my eyes off the billowing fairy that trailed among 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…

The Allure of Androgyny

Left: Captain Androgyny; Right: Leia la Voix In this mixed up, muddled up, shook up world, finding one’s soul mate(s) is a rare treasure indeed. My boyfriend and I have been together for five years now and, in addition to…

Shock the Audience

Graphic by Hannah Boston It was the moment we had all been waiting for. Our theater class was finally about to experience the magic of that wonderful unit, Expressionism. We had all heard about it from girls in older grades.…

Do I Really Want to Have a Family?

Graphic by Shay Suban Growing up, I always assumed that someday I would get married and have a family. In fact, when I was little, my friends and I loved to play House, acting like mommies and daddies, pretending we…

My First Time in Drag

The first time I did drag was the Friday before Halloween, 2016. For those who don’t know — doing drag is a fucking nightmare. The time I spent in preparation was probably a greater amount of time than I’ve dedicated…

The Questioning Limbo

graphics by Liana Kindler A close friend semi-outed me in June. She asked me and my best friend what our sexualities were. It was a very open environment; we were at a small grad party of about ten friends, half…

I’m Never Coming Out to My Family

And here’s why that’s OK. Coming out to my friends was hard enough (and the consequent decision I have to make of whether or not I want to come out to every new person I meet… but that’s another story…