SACROSANCT

I have always found solace in intimate moments alone or with a girlfriend in our rooms, it’s a strong part of what makes up me, and I wanted to display this closeness through my images. Most of my time as a teenager has been spent in scenes like this one. I wanted to portray something...

Behind Patriarchy Looms The Spectre Of Tacky Lesbianism

There’s a specter haunting patriarchal beauty standards: the specter of tacky lesbianism. For the purpose of this article, I am going to self-identify as a someone who is: nonbinary butch a lesbian, and (in this case, most importantly) habitually tacky.   I am not going to attempt to define tacky lesbianism in this article, as...

Distorting Femme

A fashion editorial series created by Eliza Ahmet, documenting femme identity struggles as we strive for perfection. Celebrating real bodies and showcasing raw, artistic beauty. The images challenge stereotypical beauty confinements to embark on the freedom of expression. A combination of texture with art and makeup, the beauty in distortion is explored unapologetically. The techniques of portraiture artists Jenny Saville and Egon Schiele...

I Swear To Always Be Your Pretend Lesbian Lover

Have you ever seen that meme saying something along the lines of: “as your best friend, I swear to always pretend to be your lesbian lover when you get hit on by some ugly asshole in a bar”? If you haven’t, then let me explain that it’s been circulating for a while now and the...

Mix #2: Moonbow For Polyester

The second mix in our project which aims to feature DJs that aren’t your archetypal heterosexual male by Moonbow, aka Eleanor Hardwick. The mix is based around the political and dystopian sci-fi vibes that inspired the new release and upcoming album.   Why did you decide to venture into music? I spent so much of my youth being a fanatic...

Girls of D.C.

At the first mention of Washington, D.C the first thing people think about is the White House. It’s safe to say that DC is not known for the artistic youth that live and work in the crevices of this capital city, slowly stirring up an artistic revolution that is sure to take the art scene...