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Essays

Essays

By Tom Cardamone

A reluctant “outlaw” too radical for the queer canon.

By Alden Jones

All the natural things that pull.

By Nicole Ferrier

Centuries of cruelty demand centuries of reparation.

By Felice Neals

Deviations from dark destinies.

By Jennifer Jones

Grace is a dance in the face of adversity, a pirouette across a landscape of bigotry.

By Dennis Leroy Kangalee

Morality is a creative endeavor.

My Tattoos story art
By Zachary Pace

Idolatry is more than skin deep.

By Marina Palenyy

Voicing an identity through an ancestral din.

three notebook excerpts from ms dos, story art
By Chris Campanioni

Musings. Transcriptions. Modern age reflections. Timeless afflictions.

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Flash Fiction Contest
On May 1st, we announced the winners of our Flash Fiction Contest: Thomas Garcia (1st), Rick Krizman (2nd), and Rios de la Luz (3rd). Read more.

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