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What Now? All photos & winners

What now? is the theme for this month’s photo competition: We are constantly bombarded with fairly awful news from around the world. Things feel less certain for a lot of people than they did...

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New Music March 2018

Music Manatee presents: Nakhane from South Africa, Lal from Canada and The Shna from Germany.
Listen to them: they are great!

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Ambika Thompson

What? Photography
Where? Germany || Canada
I only started really getting into photography when I moved to Berlin. For a few years I only […]

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Frances Enyedy

What? Drawing, painting
Where? Germany || Canada
I’m an artist from Canada currently residing in Berlin. Attracted to anything queer, feminist, sensual […]

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Jespa Jacob Smith

What? Drawing, Painting, Video
Where? Germany || Canada
Jespa Jacob Smith is a DIY-visual artist and poet. Their work focusses on transitional and surreal […]

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Kamee Abrahamian

What? Mixed media art
Where? Canada
My intention is to disrupt the status quo; to create work that digs into and unsilences a millefeuille […]

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Burned by the Stake

text by: Ambika Thompson // Canada || illustration by: tom moore // Germany

I was passing through the main square of a village, selling pelts so I could feed all the children I have at home, when a man tried to stick his hand up my skirt. Without hesitation I slapped him in the face
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Jef Barbara – authentic and outrageous!

questions by: Verena Spilker // Germany || photo by: Jason Harrell // Germany

I first learned about Jef Barbara a few years back, when Jef contacted me asking to get listed on Transnational Queer Underground. I really liked their music and so I took this chance of them playing a show here in Berlin to finally meet and interview Jef. I enjoy the honesty you can feel coming from their music
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Reclaiming space: Rae Spoon

questions by: Zoé Sona // Germany || answers + photo by: Rae Spoon // Canada

A few weeks ago I saw Rae Spoon at a show at SilverFuture in Berlin. He’s that small guy with big glasses and a great voice. He presented his new album „Love is a Hunter“ and I just couldn’t stop listening to it every day since then.
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They’re Yes Yes Y’all and They Don’t Stop!

text by: Nicholas Miniaci // Canada || photo by: Yes Yes Y’all // Canada

Jamming unlooked-for venues with hundreds of people, week upon week, the rhythms of Homo Hop are loud and strong in Toronto, Canada. One of the city’s hottest groups, Yes Yes Y’all (or YYY for short), is barely two years old and has already grown a wide and diverse following.
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Fairy Tales – International Film Festival

by Sarah Dunstan
The following is a review of Get Happy and Beyond Gay: The Politics of Pride, both of which screened at the 12th annual Fairy Tales International Film Festival in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Fairy Tales started out as…

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Lesbians on Ecstasy

by Verena Spilker
Lesbians on Ecstasy came into existence at a party many years ago when the would-be members had the idea of turning lesbian folk tunes into dance. The band’s first and self-titled album…

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Joel Gibb (The Hidden Cameras)

by Verena Spilker
The Hidden Cameras, originally from Canada, emerged from the Toronto queercore scene and play sweet pop songs with lyrics that range from political statements such as Ban Marriage…

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