Perspective

Summer in the Closet

The reality of going back to being closeted in the summer after being out at college hit me hard as my mother helped me move out of my room. Posters, books, bags, magazines, everything that made me th…

Single and Queer

Graphic by Carmen Ngo I am more than someone to someone else-and so are you. For decades, the bisexual community has struggled to define itself in a cis-heterocentric world, especially regarding the s…

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 ge…

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 no…

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 fro…

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 ti…

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 fr…