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Writer Qais Munhazim poses at the Purple Onion Friday afternoon.

Hailing from Afghanistan, poet faces adversity as a gay Muslim

November 19, 2014

Faced with the desolation of a war-torn Afghanistan and the isolation of an oppressive America, Qais Munhazim creates his own world in poetry.With a passion for diplomacy and international security, Munhazim...

Dancing for devastation

November 13, 2014

About three years ago, Gadu Fukasawa Schmitz discovered what devastation sounds like. “I turned on the TV, and there was this crazy news about a tsunami hitting Japan,” Schmitz said. “It’s...

Shara Worden poses for the album cover of My Brightest Diamond's fourth album,

Marching to the beat of a different drum

November 13, 2014

If My Brightest Diamond is dancing in the same light as everybody else, than everybody else must be going blind. She sings “disperse the white light,” in the song “Pressure” as...

Reading the rainbow

November 11, 2014

In 2010, Dannielle Owens-Reid founded the blog Lesbians Who Look Like Justin Bieber for no special reason other than pure silliness. Some people weren’t so keen on the idea. “I was getting...