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Drag Makeup Interview with Karma Kameleon Watch Karma Kameleon transform into drag while answering questions all about life as a drag queen
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Sex and the Steel City 2020 Trailer
Feb13

Sex and the Steel City 2020 Trailer

What did it take to make this year’s issue of Sex and the Steel City? Watch the trailer to find out:   Related Posts Action and awareness through arts and culture journalismTheatre in the age of physical distancingA love letter to the Silhouette...

Sex and the Steel City: With Love Lingerie
Feb13

Sex and the Steel City: With Love Lingerie

Arts and Culture Reporter Lauren O’Donnell sits down with Carrie Russell, owner of With Love Lingerie, an indie lingerie brand located in The Cotton Factory (270 Sherman Ave. N.) to chat about the craft of making lingerie. Read the accompanying article here.   Related Posts Action and awareness through arts and culture journalismTheatre in the age of physical distancingA love letter to the Silhouette...

Sex and the Steel City 2020 Bringing together sex positivity, romance, love and identity
Feb13

Sex and the Steel City 2020 Bringing together sex positivity, romance, love and identity

Cover art by Matty Flader / Photo Reporter and Andrew Mrozowski / Arts and Culture Editor When I was hired as the Arts & Culture Editor in August 2019, my mind immediately flooded with ideas and concepts of how to approach this year’s Sex and the Steel City issue. For months I stressed myself out as I pondered over ways  through which I can  ensure that this section was something I would be proud of, but I did not know what...

The craft of making lingerie With Love Lingerie stitches handcrafted self-acceptance
Feb13

The craft of making lingerie With Love Lingerie stitches handcrafted self-acceptance

Photo by Jaden Lall / Video Editor Midnight blue velvet covered in snowflakes, or red roses and lace entwined on sheer mesh fabric. These are a few of the pieces you can find within the collections at With Love Lingerie, an indie lingerie brand located in The Cotton Factory (270 Sherman Ave. N.). Carrie Russell, the owner and creator of With Love, says that the brand name was inspired by her process of making every piece with love....

When you need to “prove it” How constructions of sex and virginity have influenced my queer identity
Feb13

When you need to “prove it” How constructions of sex and virginity have influenced my queer identity

Graphic by Elisabetta Paiano / Production Editor By Julia Healy, Contributor CW: Mentions sexual violence Sex and I have a fraught relationship with one another. As a girl growing up as a lesbian in a fairly conservative religious environment, my parents, teachers and peers frequently insinuated that queer attraction, particularly attraction between women, was attention-seeking and a phase. This stereotype made me constantly doubt my...