pride

pride

This piece originally appeared in the Identity issue of SWINE Magazine   By Alex Edwards I get asked every so often whether pride events are still important. Do we still need to celebrate being queer? When I hear these types of questions, I think about all the...

our private cubicle

our private cubicle

  By Lachlan Bowden The bed was caught in a limbo between comfortable and irritable – itchy at every touch. The concave deepened after that evening, indifferent to permissible reasoning. A time limit had always been agreed upon, out by 10, no matter what. The...

dead butterfly in my belly

dead butterfly in my belly

  by Manaswi Dawadi Rimal I was waiting for love, just like they said. My tears in his handkerchief, his tears in my letters. His smile in the tea I made, my smile in his essence. Our breaths fighting with each other, against our locked lips, like the rivers...

father, child, brother

father, child, brother

  by Matt Richardson At twenty-one, he was the father of a sixteen-year-old boy. His brother. Not for any conventional reason. His parents were very much alive and both boys still lived with them. In fact, not only was he his brother’s father, but he was his...

remembering great melbourne tv dramas

remembering great melbourne tv dramas

  By Yvonne Aoll Over the years, Melbourne has proven its worth in salt when it comes to top-notch TV production. Much to the relish of millions of viewers nationwide, the ‘most liveable city,’ has given viewers Down Under superior, memorable TV dramas that were...

people’s candidate or regime’s candidate?

people’s candidate or regime’s candidate?

    Anatomy of the candidates in the Iranian presidential election 2021 by Alireza Mohebbi Iran's thirteenth presidential election will be held on June 18, as the country grapples with several complex and challenging problems at home and abroad. There is no shortage...