Lauren Flax

Ground Your Sound: An Interview with DJ Lauren Flax

Lauren Flax’s first memory of music is listening to the Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers Christmas album with her family on Christmas morning in the early '80s. Full disclosure: Lauren is one of my best friends and we have been house-mates for nearly a ... Read More

How My Leather Jacket Changed My Life

A lack of familiarity and the subtle hints of uncomfortability revealed themselves on my friend's face the first time she saw me don my new leather jacket. I had spent months deciding if the “look” was right for me, but, with the first brisk signs of... Read More

Rappers of the Inland Empire: HYM and Kalypxo

On a Wednesday in August, I woke up early and sat down at my computer just as the sun was creeping in through my window. With a fresh cup of coffee in hand, I wanted to see what was happening in the world. Like many people, I start the day with Faceb... Read More
Signe Pierce

Signe Pierce, The Only Girl in Times Square

Signe Pierce gained notoriety in 2015 within queer and feminist art circles for her incredibly shocking and poignant performance video, American Reflexxx. A collaborative effort with fellow artist Ali Coates, the video follows a masked, scantily clad... Read More
Amanda Lepore by May Lin Le Goff

A Confession About Her: Amanda Lepore

Amanda Lepore is full of feathers and pearls; she shifts in the room with a fabulous certainty of comfort. Her thin fingers and sharp red nails touching and finding everything she needs. There are shoes and thongs and a galaxy of accessories scattere... Read More
Ryan Burke

Ryan Burke, in Ultimate Form

Brooklyn-based Ryan Burke has been lauded as an otherworldly nightlife entity, supreme makeup muse, and visual mastermind. His glued and painted faces are the foundation for his work as brand ambassador to beauty icon Pat McGrath. His elaborate looks... Read More
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POP R!OT, Modern Youth Inspired By The Spice Girls

POP R!OT is an editorial that takes styling references from the popular 90s girl group, Spice Girls, and embodies each member’s unique persona to promote LGBTQ inclusion and representation in pop culture and media. The creative team seeks to showcase... Read More
Jillian Mercado

Jillian Mercado, the Model of Fortitude

Jillian Mercado has always been a lover of fashion, and she grew up admiring the modeling work of iconic beauties like Naomi Campbell and Kate Moss. She just never thought that she could ever be in the same conversation as them, much less be signed a... Read More