Free the Period

Should we have to pay for our periods? Modern women in 2014 have so many more rights and freedoms than those only a few decades ago. They can vote, manage their own form of contraception and, for the most part, experience equality in the workplace. However, one thing has not changed; they still get periods […]

Country Queer

Photography and Writing by Dan Fairbanks and Cameron Testerman <3 I had never experienced a rural environment until I visited my boyfriend’s family in rural Arkansas. He grew up in Rudy, a town between a cow farm and a chicken farm. Rudy has a population of sixty people, which has slowly dwindled in the past […]


BECAUSE us girls crave records and books and fanzines that speak to US that WE feel included in and can understand in our own ways. BECAUSE we wanna make it easier for girls to see/hear each other’s work so that we can share strategies and criticize-applaud each other. BECAUSE we must take over the means […]

Letter from the Editors

This is the Spectrum Issue. It is a tool in the opposition of our society’s beloved labels, which place us into rigid categories of sex, sexuality, gender, race, age, and class.