Anthology Art Critique Nonfiction Photography Reference/Guide/Manual Social Sciences

Extra Bold: A Feminist, Inclusive, Anti-Racist, Nonbinary Field Guide for Graphic Designers

The (design) career guide for everyone! Extra Bold is the inclusive, practical, and informative career handbook that we’ve all been waiting for. Part textbook and part comic book, zine, manifesto, survival guide, and self-help manual, Extra Bold is filled with stories and ideas that don’t show up in other career books or design overviews. The…

Art Humanities Nonfiction Photography

The muxes of Juchitán: Representations of Non-binary Gender Identities in Contemporary Photography from Mexico

Nicola Ókin Frioli’s series of portraits entitled ‘We are Princesses in a Land of Machos’ (2004) represents the muxes of Juchitán, who occupy the non-binary gender position identifying as neither men nor women. Through analysing these images, this paper explains how still photography represents and contains alternative understandings and expressions of gender. Ókin Frioli’s photographs…

Art Biography Humanities Nonfiction Photography

Bordered Lives: Transgender Portraits from Mexico

A richly evocative collection of photographs by internationally renowned photographer Kike Arnal, Bordered Lives seeks to push back against the transphobic caricatures that have perpetuated discrimination against the transgender community in Mexico. Despite some important advances in recognizing and protecting the rights of its transgender community, including legislation against hate crimes targeting transgender people, discrimination…

Biography Essay Nonfiction Photography

He Said, She Said: Lessons, Stories, and Mistakes from My Transgender Journey

Today, Gigi Gorgeous is beloved for her critically-acclaimed documentary, her outrageous sense of humor, her no-holds-barred honesty, and her glam Hollywood lifestyle. Ten years ago, she was a gawky Canadian teen named Gregory. In He Said, She Said, Gigi brings us on her personal journey from Gregory to Gigi, going deeper than ever before and…

Biography Essay History Humanities Journal/Diary Nonfiction Photography Short Story

Sylvia Rivera’s Talk at LGMNY, June 2001 Lesbian and Gay Community Services Center, New York City

Latino Gay Men of New York (LGMNY), a social group established in 1991, invited the Bronx-born, Venezuelan/Puerto Rican Stonewall veteran, transgender activist, and Young Lords member Sylvia Rivera (1951–2002) to be a guest speaker at its monthly “First Friday of the Month” meeting in June 2001. This meeting was organized as a celebration of LGBT…

Anthology Essay History Journal/Diary Nonfiction Photography Reference/Guide/Manual Social Sciences

Behind the Bars: L/G/B/T/Q Youth In Prison

This zine was written to educate and facilitate discussions amongst the community on the topic of sexual minorities in the prison system. The contributors arc participating in a service learning requirement set by Portland State University. The class focused on broadening the horizons of students through exposure to a variety of topics and issues confronted…