Bulletproof: Artist Nao Bustamante Bridges Past and Present in Soldadera

For more than two decades, Nao Bustamante has performed daring, playful, and often uncomfortable work addressing the body, pop culture, and global politics for audiences across the world.   Read more »

The (Femme) Fire This Time: Gender-creative South African artists reimagine femininity

“Here we are in a space where we have the freedom to really build our own ideologies and imagine and re-imagine them.” Read more »

Oh Joy Sex Toy: Puppy Play

Oh Joy Sex Toy is a weekly NSFW comics series that graphically explores sex and sexuality. This week, learn all about puppy play. Read more »

Meet your Mystics: Rebecca Artemisa blends magic into resistance

In a world that keeps getter weirder, appealing to other realms makes more and more sense; and Rebecca Artemisa’s beliefs in heritage, self-care, and dialogue between human and nature offer a sense of both tradition and possibility. Read more »

Oh Joy Sex Toy: Tenga Flip Zero Review

Oh Joy Sex Toy is a weekly NSFW comics series that graphically explores sex and sexuality. This week: a review of the new Tenga Flip Zero. Read more »

Color and Desire: Lady Skollie's Politics of Lust

“I want [audiences] to see a different version of a woman of color from South Africa than they thought possible.” Read more »

Oh Joy Sex Toy: A Day in the Life

Oh Joy Sex Toy is a weekly NSFW comics series that graphically explores sex and sexuality. This week: Erika Moen gets personal with her entry for Hourly Comics Day. Read more »

About the Art: The Family Values Issue

Which of our illustrators would like to be adopted into Professor Xavier’s School of Gifted Youngsters? Who feels more kinship towards the Addams family? Find out more about the art family we’ve assembled for the Family Values issue, and read about our cut paper cover. Read more »

Black Venus Rising: The Symbolism of Beyoncé's Pregnancy Photos

Anyone who has seen Lemonade can tell you that Beyoncé is fond of bending symbols to her will. Read more »

No, Donald Trump Won't be Good for the Arts

The social attitude that creatives must “pay their dues” by suffering feeds into the refusal to pay them actual money for their work, into stereotypes surrounding mental health and creativity. Read more »

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