Category Archive: archer magazine

Ageing, sex and gender transition: Archer #4 launches in June!

“I can honestly say that my love-life in my seventies was the best I have enjoyed in my long life.” Why does society assume older people are without sexual or gender identity, desire or the need for self-discovery? Archer’s groundbreaking fourth issue challenges that assumption. Featuring: * Sex over 70 by Doreen Wendt-Weir * Gender transition by Sally Conning …

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AT ARCHER, one of our biggest aims in life is to be inclusive. We pride ourselves on the diversity of our readership. When advertisers and funding bodies ask us: “Who reads Archer?” We respond with: “Everyone!” and this makes us happy and proud, while leaving the funding people thoroughly confused. Because advertisers and funding bodies are the second-most important group in …

Pashing in public for Archer

Pashing in public for Archer

I wrote an article for Archer #3 on the politics of pashing, which explores my experience of pashing my girlfriend in public as a wheelchair user. I thought I was comfortable with locking lips in public; that was what my piece was on, how kissing as a queer woman in a wheelchair is an eye-catching …

Masturbation, sex venues and fetish: Archer Magazine #3 launches November

Archer’s sterling new third edition launches in Melbourne on November 27.  Pre-order your copy here. After a sold-out sophomore edition, Archer’s highly-anticipated third issue is packed with more thought-provoking articles on sexuality, gender, identity and society, including: * Michelle Dicinoski (Ghost Wife, 2013) on masturbation * Benjamin Law (The Family Law, 2010) on being gay at …

Archer Magazine wins top LGBTI Honour Award

Archer Magazine was among nine people and organisations from across Australia recognised for their service to NSW’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) community at a gala awards ceremony in Sydney last month. Presented by a host of LGBTI organisations, the Honour Awards are a chance for the community to recognise their heroes. Archer took …

Write for the Archer blog

Write for the Archer blog

Send us your pitches for the Archer blog! We are on the hunt for writing that captures Australian attitudes to sexual diversity in 2014. (Historical and overseas content is welcome, as long as it has an Australian slant.) What we are looking for: * Archer values open communication; real human stories; difference and sameness; inclusivity. …

Archer Magazine pulled from newsagent shelves

Last week, following a call from our distributor, it came to my attention that a handful of newsagents have refused to stock Archer in their stores. A friend went looking for Archer’s second issue in a Melbourne suburban newsagent, and found it had been hidden in a drawer, restricted from view due to its content. …

COME TO THE LAUNCH OF ARCHER #2! (Melbourne)

After its groundbreaking first issue, Archer Magazine has established itself as Australia’s primary voice on sexual diversity. The second issue, highly anticipated by sex-based subcultures and deep thinkers across the country, is launching at this year’s Emerging Writers Festival, to capture the attention of the incoming generation of Aussie readers and writers. LAUNCH OF ARCHER …

Polyamory, sex addiction and asexuality: Archer #2, out in June

THE HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED second edition of Archer Magazine launches on 5 June at the Melbourne Emerging Writers Festival. Archer #2 is packed with compelling stories of sex, in all its glory and curiousness, plus gender, identity and lifestyle. Archer’s new design reflects the time that has passed since issue #1. The new look is bold, lush …

TONIGHT: Amy Middleton on sexuality, Melbourne Free University

TONIGHT, ARCHER FOUNDER Amy Middleton will talk about sexual diversity and the language we use to describe it for Melbourne Free University. As the person in charge of hand-picking articles for Archer’s blog and print edition, Amy spends a lot of time in the community speaking to people about their varied approaches to sexuality, sex …

The Australian journal of sexual diversity.