The Partner of My Hormones by Megan Conley

The doctor’s appointment lasts twenty minutes. That’s all. She barely even looks at me, probes me once or twice, hisses a sympathetic eesh, then absently announces the name of the problem I’ve been having for six years. When I was sixteen, they looked like pimples. At eighteen, my gynecologist told me that if I really … Read moreThe Partner of My Hormones by Megan Conley

Pride and Shame: A Harikatha From Becoming My Identity (Part 1) by Hari Venkatachalam

In 2019, an organization called “Super Happy Fun America” organized what they called a “straight pride parade,” along the lines of the annual Boston Pride. I remember hearing about it while having lunch with a friend. He came across the news article while lazily scanning through posts on Facebook. “Straight pride?” he asked incredulously, nearly … Read morePride and Shame: A Harikatha From Becoming My Identity (Part 1) by Hari Venkatachalam

(Issue 1) Theater, Film & TV Feature: Iris Beaumier

Interview by Maya Renee Castro & Carolina Meurkens Photography by Joana Meurkens Iris Beaumier is a proud New Yorker and first generation immigrant of French and Ghanaian descent. She is an actor/ singer/ filmmaker with a passion for environmentalism and social change. Iris and I met as freshmen at LaGuardia High School Music & Art … Read more(Issue 1) Theater, Film & TV Feature: Iris Beaumier

(Issue 1) Art Feature: Miss Fellatia

Interview by Kimber Monroe. Photography by Joana Meurkens Tony Grunin and I first met in the seventh grade at Professional Performing Arts School. We were immediately drawn to each other. While I was incredibly shy and nervous, Tony was always unapologetically himself. Over the past 12 years, we’ve suffered through middle school bullies, high school … Read more(Issue 1) Art Feature: Miss Fellatia

CLOUDLOGIC by Robert Alexander Wray

CHARACTERS  Kate  Joan  Becca  TIME  Present  PLACE  A mountain overlook  (KATE, JOAN and BECCA, on the edge of a clifftop)  KATE  …It’s a short walk…Just a few short steps and you’re…  BECCA  Off the cliff.  JOAN  Splat.  KATE  …This is where I go when I need peace. I sit here, on this rock, look out … Read moreCLOUDLOGIC by Robert Alexander Wray

EDITORS’ PICK: Representation

by Maya Renee Castro I wanted to include an editors’ pick so y’all, our beautiful viewers, can get to know us, your amazing editors. I also wanted to showcase our TV/Film/Theater picks because although it may feel like all you see are white stories or stories of the oppressor, our stories have been here for … Read moreEDITORS’ PICK: Representation

Cry Baby Cry by Alexandra Lee

Your tears will thank you later.  My emotionality has become an identity with many names, like an HSP, empath, feeler, cry baby. In college, this sensitivity was playfully prodded among my friends. With others, it was cast in a more negative light. But with each year around the sun, I grow to understand that this … Read moreCry Baby Cry by Alexandra Lee

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