An examination of the KonMari method and people's cultural misunderstanding of 'sparks joy'. Originally written in 2016 but gaining traction in early 2019 after the Netflix special 'Tidying Up with Marie Kondo'.
Drawn from personal experience as an international student in Brisbane dealing with mental health issues.
A personal essay about being a client of sex work. Paywalled.
Claims that Asians live in some sort of racially homogenous paradise impose a Western Orientalist view of the ‘Homelands.’
“Let’s Go, Let’s Go, Let’s Occupy Everything Together”: Remembering Brazilian Lesbian Activist and Politician Marielle Franco
Rio de Janeiro Councillor Marielle Franco, who was assassinated on 14 March 2018 after speaking at an event for the empowerment of Black girls, was a firebrand of a politician, feminist, and human rights activist whose work was deeply informed by her experiences as an Afro-Brazilian Catholic lesbian woman born and raised in the favelas.
Binational lesbian married couple Wendy Kessman, from the United States, and Nomfundo Ngidi, from South Africa, have been dealing with multiple complicated setbacks from South Africa’s Department of Home Affairs over spousal visas, in yet another example of same-sex couples being discriminated against by the South African government despite marriage equality being legalised in November 2006.
Assisting someone dealing with brand-new desires and communication with new partners.
Exploring PMDD through the lens of LGBTQ people living with the condition, an underrepresented population.
“The Alternative Is Awful”: Sexual Justice Pioneer Carol Queen on Why Sexual Justice Needs to Evolve | Autostraddle
Interview with Carol Queen on the future of sexuality and sexual justice.
A gift guide for the travel-minded!
A gift guide themed around "gender traitor" from Handmaid's Tale.
News reporting on the postal survey result for same-sex marriage in Australia.