Category: Queer Life

Youth-Led Rogue Rainbow Presents A Clothing Swap

The Queer and Trans Youth Music Project (QTYMP) wants youth programs in the hands of the youth themselves. The project was birthed out of the legacy of Queer Rock Camp in 2016 and is a fiscal sponsee of the Vera Project. Under the umbrella of QTYMP are Camp Emerald and Rogue Rainbow. Camp Emerald is a week-long summer camp in Seattle where queer and trans youth ages 14 to 21 learn to play an instrument, join a band and perform in a show on the final night.

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Fear of a Nonbinary Future

Here are a few slogans for you: The future is one where nonbinary youth do not feel it necessary to kill themselves. The future is one where we are free to break the binary without harassment or erasure. The future is one where cis folks with an agenda shut the fuck up about nonbinary people, and let us speak for ourselves.

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Welcome to Queerspace Magazine

We’ve decided that it’s time for our name to reflect who we really are. So we’re making a change. Starting today, we’re Queerspace Magazine. We’ll still have all of the great content you love, and some great new stuff, too, just like we always have – only now, even our name will be queer.

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Cupid Strikes Again: The End of V Day

A red sun sets on Valentine’s Day 2018, with 1 wounded and 1 newly celebrated as a hero, as a Valentine’s Day celebration ran what some might call amuck. At 7:05 AM, Charlie Parsley, 28, woke up like it was any other day. They got up, dressed ,ate breakfast, and then began to scroll through their non-chronological instagram feed, liking videos of cats and memes trolling Cancers.

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Would A Queer/Bar By Any Other Name Smell As Sweet?

According to their initial announcement, Queer/Bar is meant to be “an inclusive gathering space for the LGBTQIA community and strives to have a team, ownership, and clientele reflect the diversity of the city.” Given that Seattle is mostly white, mostly cisgender, and mostly well to do, then so far it’s been mission accomplished.

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