The First Date: A Fictional Anthology (cause it aint gonna happen) by Jack Niemczyk

For those of you who don’t know me personally — which I hope is the case for most perusers of this piece — I am in the fortunate yet unfortunate population that has never been on a date, never been asked, never gone, and most importantly never had the microaggression-riddled debate of who is picking…

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(Issue 10) Health/ Sex/ Wellness Feature: Simiya Sudduth

Interview and Foreword by Carolina Meurkens, Photography by Emma Connell I first met Simiya in October of 2020. I was halfway through my pregnancy and stumbled upon an Instagram post advertising free BIPOC/ Queer affirming Prenatal Yoga. I signed up immediately and logged onto zoom for my first class the following weekend. Simiya’s yoga practice…

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Hair Stories: (Ian)

Photography by Joana Meurkens, Interview by Carolina Meurkens In this installation of “Hair Stories”, we interviewed New York native and curly hair dreamboat Ian Deane. Ian (they/he) is a triple threat actor studying Musical Theater at Texas State University. His artistry seeks to highlight stories that speak to social change and challenge audiences. When he’s…

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