Navigating religion, sexuality and psychosis Navigating religion, sexuality and psychosis

Navigating religion, sexuality and psychosis

Navigating religion, sexuality and psychosis

As I write this article, there are several voices in my head urging me not to. The most prominent is what I used to believe to be the voice of God.

Navigating religion, sexuality and psychosis

Navigating religion, sexuality and psychosis

As I write this article, there are several voices in my head urging me not to. The most prominent is what I used to believe to be the voice of God.

LGBT+ corporates: Unsafe workplaces are winning awards LGBT+ corporates: Unsafe workplaces are winning awards

LGBT+ corporates: Unsafe workplaces are winning awards

LGBT+ corporates: Unsafe workplaces are winning awards

Awards that continue to indicate safety where there is none will continue to harm the most vulnerable members of our community.

LGBT+ corporates: Unsafe workplaces are winning awards

LGBT+ corporates: Unsafe workplaces are winning awards

Awards that continue to indicate safety where there is none will continue to harm the most vulnerable members of our community.

Asexuality and identity: Not hungry at a feast Asexuality and identity: Not hungry at a feast

Asexuality and identity: Not hungry at a feast

Asexuality and identity: Not hungry at a feast

The only thing I knew about asexuality was that it was the ‘A’ in the LGBTQIA+ acronym. But the relief I felt when I learned about it cannot be described.

Asexuality and identity: Not hungry at a feast

Asexuality and identity: Not hungry at a feast

The only thing I knew about asexuality was that it was the ‘A’ in the LGBTQIA+ acronym. But the relief I felt when I learned about it cannot be described.

Archer Magazine issue #14 – the GROWING UP issue Archer Magazine issue #14 – the GROWING UP issue

Archer Magazine issue #14 - the GROWING UP issue

Archer Magazine issue #14 - the GROWING UP issue

Grab a sneak peek inside Archer Magazine’s GROWING UP issue, feat. Zindzi Okenyo, Taz Clay, Kirsty Webeck, Shoog McDaniel, Joanne Leah, Joshua Badge + more.

Archer Magazine issue #14 - the GROWING UP issue

Archer Magazine issue #14 - the GROWING UP issue

Grab a sneak peek inside Archer Magazine’s GROWING UP issue, feat. Zindzi Okenyo, Taz Clay, Kirsty Webeck, Shoog McDaniel, Joanne Leah, Joshua Badge + more.

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Content warning: This story contains details of assault, homophobia and experiences of psychosis. As I write this article, there are several voices in my head urging me not to. The most prominent of those voices is what I used to believe to be the voice of God. It’s a loud, male voice that seems forever …

There aren’t many structures in society that the LGBTIQ+ community are meant to be able to rely on. A long history of discrimination, marginalisation and violence means that many of us are suspicious of organisations that others might trust, like doctors, judges or teachers. The development of LGBTIQ+ inclusion awards over the last few years …

At a party earlier this year, an acquaintance asked me if I was queer. “I don’t know,” I said. This person had been telling me about the Queer Beers event she was holding, and I was fascinated by her openness. Most openly queer people I had met looked bold. They didn’t look like Jo, with …

Jehnny Beth, the charismatic lead singer and co-writer of UK band Savages, recently launched her first album as a solo artist: To Love is To Live. In addition to the album, Jehnny Beth will also be releasing Crimes Against Love Memories (C.A.L.M.), her first book, featuring a collection of erotic short stories along with photography …

Welcome to Archer Magazine: the GROWING UP issue. BUY ARCHER MAGAZINE #14 HERE! “Growing up isn’t just about popping pimples and trying new things. Growing up is about finding a better world, confronting the realities of life and realising the people in power are incompetent. Growing up is about disappointment, guilt, community, love, and recognising privilege and systematic …

At Archer, we pride ourselves on having such diverse readers. We’re so grateful to you for your dedication and love. We want you to know that you are a huge part of our survival. Another part of our survival involves partnering with like-minded brands and organisations that cater for diverse identities. To ensure that our …

Growing up in an Islamic household, I had no clue what sexuality entailed.  Love wasn’t really about love – it was about making your parents happy. My grandmother’s desire was for my mother to have an arranged marriage, and so my mother dutifully complied. All I knew about love was that it occurred within a …

Content warning: This piece contains discussion of intimate partner violence. When I tell people about continued ‘low-level’ harassment in a domestic violence situation, I’m not talking about harassment that has less effect on the victim. Instead, I’m talking about a sneaky and insidious tactic used by perpetrators to maintain control over their partners or ex-partners, knowing …

The portrayal of trans and gender diverse people in mainstream media can be described as woeful at best. The lack of positive representation can lead to feelings of inadequacy, shame and isolation for many. Conscious of the need for people to stand up and make a difference, proud transgender woman and advocate Cassy Judy decided …

Transitioning in lockdown

Colorado went into lockdown six days before I was scheduled to get top surgery. I’d been on testosterone for six months, and I’d changed my legal name in court, but the slip of paper decreeing the change was like a meta-permission without any tangible manifestation: my IDs and credit cards still read Rebecca Rose. As …

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