Interview with Art: Pippin Lee Truman

We sat down with animator and illustrative artist Pippin Lee Truman to chat about their artwork, intersectionality, and their advice for fellow artists! Check out the interview below! V: What inspires your artwork? P: I would say that my inspiration mainly comes from the media around me, especially things like comics, because they’re such an…

Word Current: Genderqueer

 Genderqueer: Of, relating to, or being a person whose gender identity cannot be categorized as solely male or female. The top definition of genderqueer on urbandictionary.com states, “Genderqueer is most commonly used to describe a person who feels that his/her gender identity does not fit into the socially constructed “norms” associated with his/her biological sex.…

A Response to “Double Standards in the Dating World”

  All too often, as an editor of this feminist site, I am bombarded with angry emails from men who feel compelled to remind me that NOT ALL MEN are racist, sexist, rapists, etc, etc, etc.  They are furious that I have published something from a point of view that makes them uncomfortable and challenges…

The Unexpected Heroism of Macklemore and Ryan Lewis

Not too long after we pop music consumers collectively ceased popping tags and put our twenty dollars back in our wallets, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis released another single, Same Love, an impassioned call for the acceptance and equality of queer individuals and their relationships. Released July 18, 2012, Same Love was written in support of…