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Like a Boy but Not a Boy

by Karla Strand

andrea bennett’s essays concern growing up, pregnancy, parenting, and mental health—topics that are addressed from a nonbinary perspective. Growing up in small town Canada as a queer, nonbinary individual was a complicated and... Read More

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by Peter Dabbene

A fictional alter ego channels a true-life account in Bishakh Som’s Spellbound: A Graphic Memoir. Anjali, a former New York architect, serves as a visual substitute for Bishakh Som. Her history and personality also mirror Som’s—for... Read More

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by Claire Foster

"HomoAmerican" is a record of Michael K. Dane’s struggle to break free and live in full, open celebration of himself at a time when gay rights were stifled, hidden, and silenced. History, memory, and imagination converge in Michael K.... Read More

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The Wishbone Dress

by Michelle Anne Schingler

The poems of Cassandra J. Bruner’s "The Wishbone Dress" are a torrent on the page, attesting to the traps and triumphs of womanhood, to the liberation of self-naming, and the peace and harmony that come from acknowledging that no two... Read More

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