the GENDER issue
guest edited by BETTINA JUDD
Originally Published: April 27 - May 25, 2020
She, 1992. Lorna Simpson. © Lorna Simpson. Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth.
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Nascent Leanings by Brittney Michelle Edmonds
Labor Day Masqueraders: A Photo Essay by Steven Jeanrolus
The Ballad of Recy Taylor by Saida Agostini
The Ole Higue Goes Hunting by Saida Agostini
Bike Riding Sunday by Cheryl Boyce-Taylor
This Kind of Love is Above My Paygrade Honestly by Kearra Amaya Gopee
The Private Life of Flowers by Teresa M. Leggard
Miss Graham Say... by Ra Malika Imhotep
Mammy-Made Potion by Ra Malika Imhotep
Case Study in Disrespecting Gender by D'mani Thomas
Catfish Mardi Gras Queen by Dr. Mel Michelle Lewis
After/birth by Candice Merritt
The Loophole of Retreat by Sequoia Maner
For Natasha McKenna by Sequoia Maner
What's Your Favorite Color by Anastacia-Reneé
A New Nail Polish Line Based On Blackness Or The Black Experience Or Lack Of by Anastasia-Reneé
Black Girl in Triptych by Dána-Ain Davis
(feautring Gilda-girl, Ida, and Frankie Mae; Losing Miss V'ola; and Esses, Aspirin, and Babies)
You're the Only Friend I Need by Alejandro Heredia
The cover for our GENDER Issue is a work of art titled
"She." It was produced in 1992 by Lorna Simpson and features a series
of dye-diffusion photographs of a faceless subject with the word "female" printed above them.
A special thank you to everyone that submitted their work
and contributed to this issue.