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fiction

March 20, 2020

           It is hot. The sun is bearing down on you—a simmering eighty degrees, unusual for September in upstate New York—and it feels like a physical weight across your shoulders. The cicadas scream and you usually hate the noise, but you can hardly pay attention to...

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nonfiction

July 13, 2018

“SEXUALITY IS OFTEN THE SOURCE of our deepest oppression,” stated Anne Finger, a disability activist.[1] Finger, like many other people with disabilities, faces conflicting expectations and stereotypes surrounding her queer and disabled identity.  While the LGBTQ and d...

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poetry

March 20, 2020

I. 
             that maybe you are what it is all for, but it does not last so very long,
             but you will last very long † 

             but you bided your time in silence...

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art

March 20, 2020

Medium: Digital Art

Size: 595 x 842 pixels (A4 dimensions)

This piece was inspired by Mitski's song, “My Body's Made Of Crushed Little Stars,” presenting an alternative explanation to Zoe's nonbinary gender as something nebulous, unexplainable, and joyful. 

ZOE PHAM 

they,...

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