Wearing Experience: On Clothing and the Body

Gender’s intersection with material culture is one of my all-time favorite things to discuss, and I’m particularly interested in how childhood, trauma, environment, religion, etc. play a part in shaping what we wear. … More Wearing Experience: On Clothing and the Body

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RACHEL MORRISON: ON COLLABORATION, EGO, AND PUTTING PEOPLE IN FRONT OF THE LENS

“For all the attention to lack of female directors, there are even less female DPs out there.” … More RACHEL MORRISON: ON COLLABORATION, EGO, AND PUTTING PEOPLE IN FRONT OF THE LENS

Othered Things: Fanboy Filmmaking and Their Strange Women

Okay, so obviously we all like and appreciate Winona Ryder. That’s assumed. We’re all beyond thrilled she’s back, or, if that’s an objectionable phrasing, then we’re at least happy she’s here. When I first pressed play and began my own journey into the new sci-fi series Stranger Things on Netflix, her name took me completely … More Othered Things: Fanboy Filmmaking and Their Strange Women

INTRODUCING: Lesbian Tropes and Where to Find Them

Source: Lesbian Tropes and where to find them: An Introduction What was the first movie you ever saw to feature a lesbian character? I’m not sure what mine was—I know as a kid I shipped Miss Honey and Matilda, but I’m not convinced that qualifies. Lesbian movies are hard to come by, and realistic portrayals … More INTRODUCING: Lesbian Tropes and Where to Find Them

**CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS**

ATTN MIDWEST LESBIANS CNCPT/LSBN is seeking lesbian voices for its first publication. This print publication will cover a broad variety of subjects including film, art, music, philosophy, culture, news, activism, lifestyle, and health. CNCPT/LSBN is looking for submissions from individuals born or currently located in the Midwest, but will consider work submitted from those outside … More **CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS**

How Collective Self Love Effects Radical Change

(Source: HOW COLLECTIVE SELF-LOVE EFFECTS RADICAL CHANGE – Zusterschap Collective) Self love can be a tricky concept. Honestly, I’m not always sure how I feel about it, but then again – no I don’t want to think of the ‘then again.’ Do I love myself? Is loving oneself an essential part of life? Probably. It … More How Collective Self Love Effects Radical Change

On Knowing and Being: A Coming Out Story

When I first came out to my friends and family, I used a lot of language I know I wouldn’t use now. “I’m in love with the person”, “We’re all the same”, and so on. For a long time after that I was angry with myself for saying these things, especially to my mom. It had only confused her, I thought–and it wasn’t even how I felt anymore. Sure, I’m in love with the person, but the person is a woman. I love women. … More On Knowing and Being: A Coming Out Story

Oscar’s Got Issues: An Overview of the 88th Academy Awards| Love IT! EVV Magazine

SOURCE:    Oscar’s Got Issues: An Overview of the 88th Academy Awards| Love IT! EVV Magazine Back in 2009, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences doubled its allotted Best Picture nominees from five to ten. This move was meant to hearken back to the early days of Oscar, as well as make space for … More Oscar’s Got Issues: An Overview of the 88th Academy Awards| Love IT! EVV Magazine