FEM4FEM //Issue 02: Return to the Bathhouse
Introducing the second issue of FEM4FEM, guest starring The King of The Cosmos and Katamari Cousin #69715, Miss Luna P(-is-for-pussy-power) Ball, Kutchipatchi of Tamagotchi, and the one and only No-Face: The original icon of discreet ma4scformask behavior. Get steamy with us in our July issue as we reclaim the bathhouse and celebrate all that is transformative, magical, intersectional, and queer.
About: FEM4FEM is the result of one too many wonderful conversations, dialogues, imagined narratives, and self-prophesied alternate timelines between chungsun and odera. FEM4FEM is a restorative elixir; for when sailor moon transformations aren’t working like they used to; when the patriarchy has got you down; or when you think you can’t balance being a radical queer cutie with body rolling to 90s jams while eating too many slices of pizza (hint: you are queer and limitless, you can do all these things and more).
Other misc notes: This took entirely too long, but I managed to squeeze it in before the end of the month. Life happened or something (such as new jobs, exciting illustration things on the horizon that I dont think I can speak of just yet, etc). And then….my intuos of 10 years finally passed away. But now I have a biIIIIiiIIIg shiny new tablet that is amazing and makes work feel 10x more natural, unrestrained, and seamless. (I love you WACOM)
This originally started off as a /body/ issue. With Chungsun and I swimming in a pool of bubble tea and burritobowls—think Beyoncé Naughty Girl in a hug champagne flute but yummier. And then the ideas got more and more ridic and this happened. So uh…Let’s see what’s in store for the next issue of FEM4FEM :B
Marsden Hartley, New Mexico Recollection #6, 1922
Anonymous said: I'm pro Palestine but I find it hard to counter arguments that point out that Hamas is trying to kill civilians and annihilate Israel altogether. how can I respond? because I can't defend that.
Hamas is a despicable organization, and their firing rockets into civilian areas is an explicit war crime. They’d put those rockets to better use aiming at the wall. There are a few things to keep in mind about Hamas though: 1) They only won the election by a slim margin, so 50% of voting-age Gazans don’t even like them. 2) The vast majority of Gazans don’t agree with them politically. The only reason they were voted into power is because they were the only people offering any kind of organized resistance. Most of the people fighting with Hamas aren’t extremists, they’re just normal people trying to defend their homes. And 3) Nearly half of the entire population of Gaza is under the age of 18. Children make up half of Gaza, unable to vote. That means only 25% of the population of Gaza put Hamas into power. Hamas is terrible, but their actions are hardly a reason to collectively punish the people of Gaza.
Funeral of Queen Mary - Wendy Carlos