FIRST LOVE playlist

Playlist and words by Giannina Rodriguez Rico Art by Zia Larty-Healy The playlist I have compiled is an extension of one I created previously, carefully collected throughout my first serious relationship, and as I write them down I am left with the stinging sense of having once been loved. It is suffused with the gems that…

Women’s Health is a Women’s Rights Issue

Words by Ariane Bouché Art (untitled) by Julia Oborne TW: Rape, sexual abuse, birth control Birth control has caused me bleeding for weeks at a time, severe cystic acne and mood swings. I was not even warned of these consequences. Health care officials are so set on having us graduate childless that they are ready to…

Self-Care 101

Words by Enya Sullivan Art By Vera Rajamaa Self-care is a word that’s becoming more and more common in our vocabulary, especially on social media. We’re flooded with images of healthy food, bath bombs, and beauty rituals  captioned with the words ‘self-care’ and ‘love yourself’. I don’t doubt that these small rituals ought to be…

Holiday Romance: A Tale of Two Hearts and a TV Crew.

Words by Heather Renton Art by Amarens Eggeraat (IG- @handsomebeautyfan22) I don’t know why this story has suddenly resurfaced. I’ve found myself telling it to four different people this week and now I’m even writing it up- making it available for future generations to read and laugh at. It’s a tale of expectation, love, disappointment, frustration,…

AGP: New singles, a review and a chat

By Bella Spencer The summer is coming (despite the rain’s best attempts to dampen our spirits and our BBQs) which means it’s time to start tinkering away at those playlists to accompany your late night hangouts. Before you strain your brain thinking of the first track, look no further than the new singles from AGP….

Trumping: The unsettling rhetoric of ‘winning’

By Josephine Wideman Artwork by Ana Ovilo I am somewhere on the fringes of Toulouse, two days before the election. In the feral sunrise of a sleepless, psychedelics-fueled night, standing with moss squished between bare toes and two heavy silver balls scooped in clammy palms. November sun shines on our wired bodies with unseasonal warmth,…