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.…

Variations

    Through this piece and upcoming series, I’m attempting to shine a brief light on the infinite complexity that is gender and identity. Gender is a tough subject to tackle. There are many varying facets to consider and we have all been culturally conditioned in a way that our first instinct on the subject…

MitchFest Comes To An End

On Tuesday night, the Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival organizer, Lisa Vogel, announced on Facebook that this year would be the festival’s final year. Her statement does not explain the exact reason behind the festival’s closure, yet gives hope of possibly creating a new festival or allowing someone else to take the baton and create the “next…

A LGBTQI+ Bitchtopia Playlist

Most popular artists nowadays are straight cisgendered people who, although try to show their support for LGBTQI+ people, they sometimes fail to do so properly. It is time to bring awareness to talented musicians who identify as LGBTQI and provide a more relatable narrative through their music. This playlist features songs by artists of a variety of…

We Need Your Submissions!

Dear wonderful readers, I wanted to take a break from our hard-hitting articles and fancy photos to remind you that we run off of your submissions. We love having a group of regular contributors, but also thrive off of one-time submissions. If you’d like to join our team or just share a piece of art…