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Six Variations for a Female Vocalist

By Eva Caley   I. I think I choose to remember the wonder. I was entranced. “Charmed” was the word I think you would have used. I remember the nights of dancing, talking, secrets shared from whispered lips, and dripping crystal eyes that flickered, candle-like, in the darkness. I remember …

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Dear Aunty Aileen

  By Roisin McGee I’m supposed to be writing your eulogy now. Mam called last night and asked if I could speak at tomorrow’s service, because she couldn’t bring herself to. I couldn’t force myself to say “no” to her shaking voice. I haven’t even seen her yet. Dad picked …

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Demokratia

By Sharon Wong Image: Joe Benke, Fairfax  In a democracy, there is first that most splendid of virtues equality before the law. Secondly it has none of the vices of monarchy: for all offices are assigned by lot, all officials are subject to investigation and all policies are debated in …

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Letter from the Editor: On the QUEER Cover

By Leo Tsao, Designer     As we continue to dismantle the bullshit that is the gender binary, sexuality and gender are naturally being increasingly identified on a spectrum.  Although this dismantling process has allowed people to be more and more comfortable with expressing themselves and their identity, it has …

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