educate, identity, lgbtq+, lifestyle

Meet MASQ, a Healing Initiative That Centers on Masculinity, to Remove the Toxic Elements That Exist Within the Identity Today

by Fabliha Anbar For centuries, masculinity has always been synonymous with being powerful and determined. Men have been expected to aspire to fulfill masculinity by being “macho” and robust.  However, over time, the expression “toxic masculinity” has been taking the internet by storm as people are now analyzing masculinity and its relationship to violence and […]

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art, lgbtq+, lifestyle

Atlanta Based Artist, SOFAHOOD, on the Importance of Creating Dreamy Illustrations with Queer People of Color

Meet SOFAHOOD, a 22-year-old black Dominican nonbinary artist based in Atlanta. Their artwork is a dreamy playground for their imagination. With fun illustrations of characters with different body types, hair, skin color, sexual orientations, and even gender identities, you can somehow find yourself in their artwork. Sanjeda Nayeem chatted with SOFAHOOD to dig deep into their brain and learn more about their creative process behind their work.

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Syeda Mahbub on How Her Artwork Are Making South Asians Finally Feel Seen

Meet Syeda Mahbub, 20-year-old Bangladeshi-American artist whose work combines the intersections of South Asians complex identity. Sorjo chatted with her to discover the inspiration behind her artwork, her childhood and how her art is inclusive for all.

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We Need QTPOC Therapists

Often times, patients who are seeking resources for their own mental health feel isolated and alienated because of their lack of connection with their therapists. They find themselves providing labor to make their white therapist understand where they’re coming from as a person of color. Manu Kaur explores the importance of QTPOC therapists and their own personal journey as a non binary queer Sikh in the field of mental health.

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Coming to Terms with Being Non-Binary

I will say, if it weren’t for the recent discussion around it, I would still be lost in my own thoughts of who I am and how to identify myself.

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