Want to be part of a collaborative community art project about gender, sexuality and identity? Check out the new Transpoststatement tumblr by cartoonist Sam Orchard and his partner Joe. There’s no super strict submission policies; they’re just looking for art and input from members of the queer community. Read Sam’s blog post about Transpoststatement to learn more.
Elle Perez, photographer and curator of the gallery show Select Gender in Brooklyn NY, is seeking genderqueer/outside the binary models across the US for a current photo project. She is also looking for volunteers to provide a brief personal reflection about their history and gender (which you can do online by completing this brief survey). If you are interested, you contact her either by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or through her tumblr.
She’s a super talented photographer, and we at G-P are hoping to participate in her project if she makes it all the way out here to Seattle. Check out her website for samples of her work.
Here is a reposting of her call for participants:
“My name is Elle and i’m a genderqueer photographer/curator from Baltimore, MD.
I’m currently working on a project to photograph portraits of people who self identify as genderqueer/andro/outside the binary and if you’d like to be a part of it, i’d LOVE if you followed/messaged/got in contact with me :3
I curated a show earlier this year called Select Gender at a gallery in Brooklyn NY, that had a bunch of awesome photographers in it. …
Click to continue reading call for submissions: gender queer photo project
I spend a lot of time online, following link after link, and often find super cool things. Here’s a handful of blogs that, upon discovery, fell into the ‘ooh-must-read-through-all-archives-now’ category for me.
Rooster Tails – This charming transguy from New Zealand truly understands what reinterpreting gender is all about, as evidenced in the comic featured above.
The Seventeen Magazine Project – A high school senior takes a look into America’s feminine ideals by spending a month living according to the suggestion of this top teen mag.
Stuff No One Told Me – An illustrator from Barcelona shares all the facts he learned the hard way.
We are back up and running, as I am sure you can see. I just wanted to make a quick update to say that we’re having a $7 Etsy sale–everything in our Etsy store has been marked down to $7 and most items have free shipping! So if you had been pondering treating yourself to a coin purse, now is most certainly the time!
I am also currently harassing Zavi about getting hir adorable hamster phone charms up on the website. We shall see, we shall see…