Letter From Your Editors
Hello butternut squashes drawn into the form of tiny puppets!!!
Well, we are BACK from A-Camp and now it's time to have our mid-year identity crisis and start scheming for how to shake things up and move things forward. Here we are ENJOYING THE SUMMERTIME:
1st: Laneia // Courtney, Kaylah, Sarah // Valerie // Carmen + Reneice // Kayla2nd: Drew // Sam + Heather // Vanessa // Rachel // Al(aina)3rd: KaeLyn // Stef // Riese + Kristin // Carrie // Alexis
I hope everybody had a wonderful Pride Month, a month during which every website on the planet goes balls to the wall with thematic Pride content and we look at each other circa late May with dazed expressions on our faces like, "UHHHH should we do anything for Pride?" It has a way of feeling arbitrary, you know? Plus it's a very crowded marketplace. Lucky for us all, this year HBO forced our hand with the Gentleman Jack campaign, enabling us to do cool shit like this incredible photoshoot recreating iconic...
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