Anonymous asked: Hi! I just recently found you and noticed your deadline for this past zine was two days ago. I was wondering, are you planning on anymore zines/could I write a submission for the next issue? Thanks!
The presentation of the zine to my class seemed to go really well. I won’t get my grade back until Tuesday, but I feel confident that I did a good job. Not only this, but two girls in my class offered to help collaborate on future issues! They are both art majors, so the next issues should be really fantastic! After I finally get the money to print more copies (all the money I had went into...
Josh Hutcherson will be youngest-ever recipient of... →
firststarontheright: gaywrites: Josh Hutcherson of The Hunger Games will soon be presented with GLAAD’s Vanguard Award, an honor for media professionals who increase understanding and visibility of the LGBT community through their work. At age 19, he’ll be the youngest person ever to get the award. Hutcherson played the son of two lesbian moms in the film The Kids Are All Right and he...
Alphabet Soup Zine is still taking submissions! I’ve decided to extend the deadline until Friday to give everyone a little extra time to submit since I know people have busy lives like I do. And please feel free to submit anything (poetry, fiction, mini-play or screenplay, artwork, book or movie reviews, essays, recipes, an explanation on why you like a certain lgbtq character, who...
Gay pride groups appear at U.S. military academies →
lgbtqgmh: All these events have an ulterior motive: to show that gay people are people
Outfest to Merge With NewFest, Organizers Announce →
projectqueer: By Lucas Grindley New York’s long-running LGBT film festival, NewFest, is merging with Outfest, organizers announced today. This year’s NewFest, held July 27 through July 30, will be programmed by Outfest as a first step toward becoming one national arts organization. “Outfest brings a wealth of knowledge and wide-ranging capabilities to NewFest,” said the event’s...
firststarontheright: Submissions for my zine are still open! You can submit anything you like whether it be fiction, poetry, art work, rants, movie/book reviews, coming out stories, etc as long as it pertains to LGBTQ people in some way. It can be a one paragraph blurb about why a certain LGBTQ character is inspirational to you, something that gave you hope, anything really. Also, I can...
High school yearbook censors picture of same-sex... →
gaywrites: The adviser of a high school yearbook in Colorado forced the staff to remove a picture of a lesbian couple from the book’s pages, much to everyone’s shock and dismay. On a page dedicated to relationships, two girls were pictured holding hands. The adviser told student staff members to “cut the gay couple or [she’d] cut the page.” The two students in question were kicked off the staff...
Alphabet Soup is accepting submissions for the...
We’re looking for: short fiction poetry comics artwork photography essays personal stories, coming out stories, etc. why different lgbt movies, books, characters, celebrities, etc are important to you Anything really, as long as it pertains to lgbt life, community, rights, and more! Anyone that isn’t comfortable with submitting under their own name, is more than welcome to...
Recognize that you are not the center of the universe. Figure out how the idea...– riot grrrl zine #2, 1991 (reprinted in Girls To the Front: The True Story of the Riot Grrrl Revolution by Sara Marcus)
I got my project proposal for Histories of Queer Activism approved this morning. Here’s where the awesome of people of Tumblr come in: For my project, I am going to research the history zines as a form of activism, particularly as it relates to lgbt/queer activism. I plan on putting a few of my own essays and such in the zine, but I think what would really make it great is if I had...