Femmytomboy by Jera Brown

I’ve always been a little femme and a little tomboy – a princess and a jedi, comfortable with mascara and power tools. Both terms, femme and tomboy, have visual components: they’re tied to certain fashion choices, as well as mannerisms, even one’s presence. But to me, they’re also tied to how I relate to men […]

Gender vs. Experience: A “Gamer Girl’s” Take by Jennifer Amlie

I don’t know why or how the stereotype of the elusive girl gamer got started. All I know is the very first year the Nintendo Entertainment System was released in North America, I wanted one for Christmas, and I got it. The rest is history. I spent many years blissfully unaware that gaming was something […]

Ms. Behaved Style Icon: A.J. Durand AKA Trandroid

 Name: A.J. Durand or Trandroid Age: 30 Location: Logan Square, Chicago What do you do, in your own words, and how long have you been doing it? Well, I’ve been a full-time yoga instructor for 3 years, I’m developing my website and working on building Queer yoga workshops and classes into my schedule. I’m a […]