RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 7.6: “Ru Hollywood Stories”
If you think periods are gross you probably shouldn’t read this.
In response to Zachary Schomburg: It is a memory I’ve told almost no one and I’m telling you here not so you can experience violence, but so you can be humanized in your observance of someone else’s.
If we can just acknowledge that the playing field isn’t level, that would be a good first step.
Is the win worth the cost? Your weekly tarot for 04/20/2015-4/26/2015.
“I haven’t had lengthy sexual exploits,” she said. “And quite frankly, I never will. When will the time come for a more nuanced and meaningful narrative?”
Angles are the key theme to this pamphlet. It sometimes seems that Sarah Fletcher must have several pairs of eyes in order to see life from so many different angles. Her young age never comes into the equation as she…
If there’s two things that are on a lot of peoples minds, it’s God and iPhones. In Bower Lewis’ debut novel, Patience, My Dear, you get both! The book is about a young girl living in Boston who’s sent on a…
In today’s Luna Luna Love + Lust, I talk to someone who has willy worries, and someone else whose boyfriend’s roommate wants to be more than just friends.
The latest (and most shocking) instance of slut-shaming came at me like a brightly colored bouquet of razor-blade roses. I say this because the package was all neat and clean and designed by righteous feminism and motherly guidance, but the real message was filled with blood, shit and judgement.
Bad Precedent The body is here still breathing in its clothes. The instinct is to pour in something wet. I flame lungs and my degradation’s idol flops crowded on a dresser with contingencies. A queer deal like he wouldn’t get…
Scorpio: as caterpillar & apple blossom together bear the crown of dawn
It’s hard not to fall in love with a collection of poetry that starts with the line: “Nancy meets her robot.” Instantly, the reader is hooked, or rather, grabbed by the throat & propelled into each new line with a…
If you hit a point in your life where you are absolutely incapable of making decisions for yourself, you have to listen to someone else. And some people know this. And they will use your misfortune against you, and there is nothing you can do.
The Empress reveals a new beginning. Your Weekly Tarot for 04/13/2015-04/19/2015.
I’ve been trying to figure out why people are so quick to judge and restrict and minimize women; I’ve realized we’re not considered complete human beings.
Basting like the bird
Between his legs and ego.
For National Poetry Month, Luna Luna is featuring one contemporary poet every day. The goal is simple: we want to drop poetry into your proverbial basket one dose at a time, as a small strange glow at midnight, a blood gem glittering bright….
Reprinted with permission from Quail Bell Magazine Article by Ghia Vitale New Press is publishing the U. S. Justice Department’s investigation of the Ferguson Police Department in book-form. It is due to hit the shelves by July. The U. S. Justice…
This season, the realness of RuPaul’s Drag Race gets even realer with my weekly column of poetry inspired by these fierce queens and Mama Ru. Every Monday, I’ll be sharing a poem drawn from the previous week’s episode. These poems…
If you asked me why I feared other children so much, I could not tell you. I still cannot.
Madonna contains multitudes, and so do I.
Do, don’t say. Don’t give excuses. Your Weekly Tarot for 04/06/2015-04/12/2015.
This poet from Gibraltar is who you should be reading.
The biggest problem facing males of my generation is the lack of opportunity to become men.
This poet! This poet!
WE SAY, WE SEE, HOLES IN THE CHAPEL’S CONSTRUCTION: THE YOUNGEST WIFE HELPS HER HUSBAND BURY HER ALIVE “…the wall presses me too hard and crushes my weeping breast and breaks my child and my life is failing.”…
I’m trying to create my identity again. I’m trying to rebuild my idea of who I am and why I matter. It’s a strange process.
We love this writer.
Like many people, I’m not naturally thin.
For National Poetry Month, Luna Luna is featuring one contemporary poet every day. Joyelle McSweeney is day 1.
My Mother Prays to the Patron Saint of Global Warming Before the priest raised the patron saint of throat ailments, waving fingers from chin to sternum and ear to ear like a warden of imprisoned words, my grandmother was x’ed…
Carried myself like barbies across wept seasons.
I really got to know Ona Abelis at a warehouse party she was throwing with arial burlesque and opera. She sat down for a Tarot reading where it became evident to both of us that she was the Queen of…
The New York Times says the new Broadway revival of Gigi has been rebranded for the Instagram Age as a sparkly, feminist entertainment for Millennials.
Spreading yourself too thin? The reversed Two of Pentacles lends ideas to assist. Your Weekly Tarot for 03/29/2015-04/05/2015.
CONFIRMING AN AGGRESSIVE COURSE Nine veterans from Minneapolis were identical as defined by the primitive pleomorphic army We followed them to the blast-site 47 months before the serial counting of immature nucleoli began. The bizarre and prominent ants…
Almost every single one of my friends who has graduated from my school in the last several years has gone into a field of science. Science is everywhere. When I ask people what they believe in, they most often say, “science.”
Lover of the rain and reading? Here you go. You’re welcome.
LITTLE BY LITTLE by Eric Boyd Curated by Amanda Miska The cop approached alongside us, slowing down his car. Amaro laughed a little to himself. “Oh boy, Christa. Here we go.” We were walking on the train tracks. We’d just…
No break-up compares to losing a best friend.
Tesla’s Manifesto The earth is a workable solution Take this damn glass bulb plant it watch stars be shamed to silence We can till fields – grow illumination People the universe crack every…
Written by Beyza Ozer // Curated by Joanna Christi BO: hi john. you’re my favorite. can you talk about a few projects you’re working on right now? JM: hi beyza!!!! sooo, i work on a thingy called voicemail poems and…
BULLETIN The radio says they escaped last night; two convicts unbuckled from their past, rising like flies from a rotten rind of fruit. It is not dawn when I stand and look out the window at the clearing. I…
In the falling, there is finding. Your Weekly Tarot for 03/22/2015-03/28/2015.
Personal interview with independent musician and film and TV composer Maia Banks, daughter of writer Russell Banks.
Everybody whispers about the ping pong show as if it were some extra salacious activity in Bangkok. The last frontier in the land of the desensitized.