Aimee Herman is a queer performance artist and poet looking to disembowel the architecture of gender, bodies and sexual grievances. Read her full length book of poems, to go without blinking (BlazeVOX books) and in the anthology, Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics (Nightboat books). Find her wrapped in caution tape in Brooklyn or at aimeeherman.wordpress.com
Originally from London, England, Caroline now lives in Toronto, Canada. Since gaining a BSc in Economics Caroline is now strongly anti-capitalism, anti-consumerism and anti-globalisation, focussing on animal, earth and human liberation, while identifying as an anarchist and genderfree vegan. Caroline also loves baking, blogging and being creative in a multitude of ways, all while preparing for the zombie apocalypse. Having been informed that a baseball bat is a bad choice of weapon, the current option is a frying pan.
california native, mixed race, gender queer, dyslexic, poet, new yorker, blogger, ex-social worker, bronx resident, video blogger, ex-conservative christian, graphic designer, ex-wanna be missionary, artist, sexual abuse survivor, cat lover, transgender-ish, spiritual, ex-problem drinker/druger, idealist, ex-atheist and an all around sensitive soul looking to change the word one breath at a time.
There is always an eternal question, who I am.? Is a self discovery journey through the power of the letters and the words, because there are no more powerful weapons than those two who are usually go hand by hand next to knowledge. Who I am.? I am Gus, beyond any labels, beyond any physical description, I am just me, a lover, a hairy fellow, a a butch femme bear, a contradiction but overall a human being.
Jai Arun Ravine is an interstitial writer, dancer, performer and filmmaker. They are the author of แล้ว AND THEN ENTWINE: LESSON PLANS, POEMS, KNOTS; IS THIS JANUARY; THE SPIDERBOI FILES; and the creator of TOM/TRANS/THAI, a short film on Thai and Thai American trans-masculinities, which has screened at the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (Thailand), Sabina Lee Gallery (Los Angeles), CAAMFest 2013 (San Francisco) and My People Film Series (Pittsburgh). A recipient of fellowships from ComPeung, Djerassi and Kundiman, they have also worked as a staff writer for Lantern Review.
Kean O'Brien, was born in Chicago, IL and attended college at SAIC (The School of The Art Institute of Chicago), majored in photography and media and found himself making performance art about sex and the power around bodies/exactly what his own body is/was. Kean graduated from CalArts in 2011 with an MFA in Photography and Media. Currently he is living in Los Angeles and teaching at the Art Institute of California- Inland Empire.
Toi S. is from Austin, Texas. They are best described as a multi-racial, multi-lingual, genderqueer philosophactivist, health advocate, queer and civil rights activist, grassroots organizer and “peacemonger”/peace activist. Toi is also an anti-oppression facilitator for medical and social service professionals, a womanist, a reluctant academic and a willing educator.
Vidisha Saini is an artist who grew up in the 90s in India. She likes to queer utopia, gender, colonialism and history. Vidisha works with alter-egos (Fadescha), satire, tourism, memory, hyper-text and other performative mediums. She’s social as well as anti-social. Saini's recent performances and exhibitions include 'Building On Ruins', Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, Nov- Feb '14; 'A Bomb With Ribbon Around It', Queens Museum, New York, Dec-Jan'14; 'Indian-American Bread', Center Artists Lab, Santa Fe, NM, Oct'13; 'Cinderella Ashtray', Concord Space, Los Angeles, CA, October'13. Saini holds a MFA in Photography & Media, and Integrated Media from California Institute of the Arts. Vidisha-Fadescha is the guest editor for 'Wild Gender' for the months of March and April 2014. email: email@example.com website: www.vidisha-fadescha.com
is an online magazine and creative hub born out of gratitude for the gift of full expression. We are dedicated to creative practices that celebrate gender fluidity, identity and expression. Wild Gender prioritizes visual art, creative writing, and journalistic work by trans/gender-variant individuals who have never before been published in a public venue. Run entirely by volunteers,we are always in search of writers, thinkers, and creators hoping to participate in our growing community.
lives in central Maine where he runs a zine distro featuring mostly queer and trans zines. His writing can also be found on his own blog at blog.alchemistscloset.org, and in his zine The Alchemical Postmodern Theorist, a queer paste-up zine of possibilities and off the map theory. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.