For many of us, coming out felt like a confession.
Physical spaces are lacking for women & trans/non-binary folks who are queer, fluid, or curious– however we self-define (or don’t). Why not open a virtual space and tell our stories on our own terms?
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We are Meg and Wa, a journalist and data analyst in New York.
Recently, we’ve been inspired by some excellent examples of the female gaze on the page and the screen. But there should be more.
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This is just the beginning.
"We sat on a hammock in my backyard. It swayed, and the air was charged with something."
"Even if you feel totally isolated and like no one can relate to you, I promise they're there, there are so many communities big and small of queer people of all ages who are ready to welcome you."
"I didn’t know what it was. It’s a feeling that was very hard to explain and comprehend."