This is a pattern we see repeated again and again – if we are to make the stories of women and other marginalised identities palatable, we have to position these people in relation to a man, in relation to whiteness, in relation to the ruling class.Read More
No need to be like that, he says;
it's scientists who say it, of course.
Something to do with orbits and Oort clouds
or the asteroid belt, maybe. I'll send you the link.
"Studying my body as a form helps me deal with this subject, but it is also a way to portray the female body and sexuality under my conditions as well as letting the female body take space."Read More
The insertion was surprisingly quick and simple: my GP and a nurse gave me a local anaesthetic, bunged in the four-centimetre stick meant to regulate my menstrual cycle and stop me getting preggers, and bandaged me up. Although the spot was a little tender for a few days- and a big, gnarly bruise arose in its place, making me feel like a warrior- it wasn’t the Cronenbergian nightmare I had been expecting.Read More
Through her practice, Alice addresses themes of identity, intimacy and memory. She often uses the process of image collection and drawing as self care, to work through lived experiences of disassociation and anxiety.Read More
I can forgive the Macedonian dictionary police everything now, those post-World War II scourers and scrubbers, those nation-building bleachers, those language-sterilising erasers with all their good intentions. Because right here, in front of me, at the 44th International Summer Seminar of Macedonian, Literature and Culture, I hold in my hands – in my hands! – a photocopy of a photocopy of a photocopy of the fourth volume – but how many could there be? – of the old, rare and precious Dictionary of Greasy Words, to translate literally.Read More
In order to celebrate the "natural and beautiful" act of breastfeeding, Melbourne artist Jasmijn van Houten creates gorgeous illustrations to "celebrate" and "encourage" this very normal process - and it is very, very normal. Keep your baby alive, girlfriend.Read More
GWBG's co-founder Tennessee interviews the inspiring Elodie Silberstein about her PhD, her work as an internationally renowned installation artist and the one thing she loves to collect.Read More
Through minimal ink line drawings, this series by Aurora Campbell delves into eroticism in a palatable and honest way, bringing light and beauty to subjects that are often taboo but incredibly common.Read More
‘Gal Pals’ is a term which is often seen to erase queerness in the mainstream media. From Calamity Jane and Katie Brown singing “never underestimate a woman’s touch” (1953) to the kiss between Betty and Veronica (or Beronica) in the TV series Riverdale (2017); many representations of queer female relationships have been buried under the guise of close, platonic, straight friendship.Read More