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Cultures. Histories. Stories.

  CULTURES.HISTORIES.STORIES.


 

Pakgaystani: bringing badass queer hijabis to your Instagram

An interview with queer Shi’a creative Arzu, a.k.a. Pakgaystani.

BY THE EDITORIAL TEAM

 

 

Portraits of Queer Love and Life in the Middle East

Between Lebanon and Iran, the queer art of Alireza Shojaian.

BY ALEXIS STERGAKIS

 

 

(Re)Location Politics 

Living at the intersection of Blackness and Queerness.

BY GREGORY KING

 

 

Imprisonment, Psychiatric Detention and Bloodshed 

Life as a journalist of the free press in Kazakhstan, and the perilous pursuit of truth and equality.

BY ALEXIS STERGAKIS

 

 

Kazakhstan’s Queer Feminist Uprising is Now

Kazakhstan’s first queer-led feminist collective ‘Feminita’, talk activism, arrest and resistance.

BY THE EDITORIAL TEAM

 

 

Making Machismo

Contextualising queer life and death in Colima, Mexico.

BY ALEXIS STERGAKIS

 

 

We Are Forgotten

Trans* women still suffer in Peña Nieto's Mexico, Michelle tells us why.

BY MICHELLE MARTINEZ

 

 

Soy, Muxe

Testimonies of identity from the muxe of Juchitán, Mexico.

BY NAOMY ROMERO, JORGE TONCHE, NESTOR ESTEVA, HENRY LÓPEZ AND MICHEL DEL TORO

 

 

She Died As Miguel

Murder and misgendering as trans* women struggle to survive street-based sex work.

BY THE EDITORIAL TEAM

 

 

Cartels, Cops and Queers

The queer activist exposing queer exploitation by cartels, police and the Mexican government.

BY THE EDITORIAL TEAM

 

 

Little By Little, Erik

A story which speaks to familial journeys walked on the road to becoming oneself. 

BY ERIK MORALES

 

 

Give A F**k!

Maria Borjas talks mutual respect her very candid message for the queer community.

BY MARIA NAVA BORJAS