Category Archive: media

Write for Archer Magazine issue #2!

Send us your pitches for issue 2! 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 honest and open communication; real human stories; difference and sameness; …

Q&A: Riot grrrl Kathleen Hanna on sexuality, marriage and music

KATHLEEN HANNA, THE quintessential outspoken feminist, musician and debatable leader of the riot grrrl movement, is back on the scene after years of silence due to a chronic illness. Her new band, The Julie Ruin, sets to be a more laid back musical experience in contrast to the hard-hitting issues tackled by earlier bands Bikini …

Tropfest winner Bamboozled: ‘homophobic, transphobic’

Guest blogger Rebecca Shaw is a freelance writer from Brisbane. She is a lesbian with a sense of humour who tells jokes on Twitter and over her comedy podcast Bring a Plate. YESTERDAY, A MOVIE called Bamboozled was crowned the winner of annual short film competition Tropfest. Basic synopsis: a man named Pete runs into …

Get your copy of Archer Magazine

The first issue of Archer Magazine, the Australian journal of sexual diversity, is now on sale. New stockists include: Hares and Hyenas 63 Johnston St Fitzroy, VIC www.hares-hyenas.com.au Mag Nation 88 Elizabeth St Melbourne, VIC www.magnation.com You can also buy Archer online, or order a year’s subscription.

Another massive lesson I’ve learned during this whole making-a-magazine affair is that one woman can not do everything. And if she tries to, the end result will suffer. I’ve been in publishing for 10 years so I know my way around sentence structure. I know how to commission, how to edit and how to put together …

Archer Magazine is a new Australian print publication that takes a snapshot of Australia’s current attitudes to sexual diversity. Archer is seeking an intern with a keen editorial eye, outgoing and sociable demeanour and progressive view of sexuality and diversity to help with the printing, launch and marketing of our first issue. Social media prowess …

On language: A note to the media

Guest blogger Teddy Cook was invited by Archer to blog on the media’s use of language. THE TRANS* EXPERIENCE is as diverse as the population it represents. Remember this: we aren’t all ‘trapped in the wrong body’, we aren’t all desperate for diagnosis and surgery and hormones. We aren’t all connected to your ideal of …

Donate to Archer Magazine

Donate to Archer Magazine

Our Pozible campaign has kicked off. We need to raise $20,000 to cover the printing of our first two issues and payment to ALL our contributing writers and photographers, with a little left over for marketing. Donations over $50 receive an exclusive Archer mug. Other than supporting a much-needed new media outlet in Australia, what …

Seeking artists for Archer Magazine

If you are a photographer, artist or illustrator with a passion for diversity, we want to hear from you. We’re sourcing images for our first print edition, due for launch in November 2013. Images should be beautiful, compelling and contemporary in style. They must also be owned by you, and consent given by featured individuals. …

A hip hop artist for marriage equality? Really?

Was this the anthem of sexual equality our generation needed to hear? Or was it the commercialisation of an issue wrapped in cotton wool and hand-delivered from the safety of a straight man’s recording studio? It took me a few listens and a decent read of the lyrics before I came up with my opinion. The …

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