20th Century Girl

20th Century Girl by Shawna Virago Short Story It was 1979. I was at a Buzzcocks show, standing outside the mosh pit, when I got sucker-punched in the face and fell down. I woke up 35 years later as an embittered middle-aged transsexual living in a world that I didn’t...

Uncle Joe

Uncle Joe by Zhen Yee Khor short film   A father talks about getting drafted to fight in a war when he was still a kid, coming home to find out that everyone thinks that what he did was wrong and shows how even if it’s against all odds, he became a loving...

Clean

Clean by Norman Belanger short story “Are you clean?” My Grindr date asks me. He is cute. Too young for me, about 30, give or take. His name is Kenny. I am a bit new to the online dating game, but the essentials have not changed; what was awkward then, is awkward now....

Darling Fitch

Darling Fitch multimedia Arising from the cesspool of Berlin’s queer party scene, Darling Fitch’s A Stranger Sound is a dark yet ultimately affirming transgender coming-of-age story. A Stranger Sound is a full length live show combining music, spoken word, and...

What Now? All photos & winners

What now? PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST We are constantly bombarded with fairly awful news from around the world. Things feel less certain for a lot of people than they did even 3 or 5 or 10 years ago. So what are you going to do about it? What now? What now for you as an...