Stories about: bodies
Every treatment option for PCOS is designed to maintain my body as one fit for carrying a child, even if that’s not possible or desired.
I’m not so naïve to overlook the dangers of swimming, but I feel connected to the water through my heritage, home and queerness.
It’s important to me that people feel the queer love and joy in my work. It’s important that people are able to see themselves in my work.
From trans sex to bisexual pride, here are our most read online pieces of 2022.
As I looked around, I realised we had in fact grown up to become the fairies we always dreamed of.
I had not wanted tattoos until I came out, which is to say, until I started telling people that I was dating a woman.
The way the Batik is tied onto each individual is rooted in tradition, like what you may see in the villages of Malaysia.
I had ideas that liberation was possible, but I never felt truly comfortable with my body until I started taking pictures of other fat bodies.
The first time I discovered period sex, it was impromptu and with someone I loved. I was really aroused by the idea of it.
As I sat in the hospital courtyard, I often considered how many patients may have had undiagnosed ARFID.
“Nothing about gender identity is fixed,” Ohlert writes. “Its development is often a fluid process, changing throughout a lifetime.
It made me hate being a boy. Not because I didn’t want to be one, but because the world around me was letting me know I was doing a bad job at trying.
The countdown is on to the official launch of PayPal Melbourne Fashion Festival 2022 and to Archer’s panel on queer aesthetics and self expression!
My facial hair, body weight, loud voice, or my instinct to fight do not define my gender. I am not just a gender.
To my knowledge there has never been another drag queen to compete in a bodybuilding competition while in drag.
The way I moved my body was the one thing I could control in a world that confused and bewildered me constantly.
Here’s a top 10 list of our editors’ picks for 2021, celebrating some of the incredible articles written by our contributors.
As we celebrate our newly launched DISABILITIES issue, we’re also taking the opportunity to look back on all of the brilliant pieces we’ve published this year. This was my first year as Archer Magazine’s Deputy Online Editor. As a long-time Archer volunteer and hanger-arounder of founder Amy Middleton, I was absolutely thrilled to come aboard. …
We are excited to announce the next print issue of Archer Magazine – the DISABILITIES issue.
Joanne Leah is a German-born artist based in Brooklyn NYC. Her photographic works combine sexually charged images of colourful surrealism rife with Jungian symbology. She draws inspiration from her childhood memories and how they have affected her adulthood to depict humankind’s repetitious relationship with our bodies, and our continual want to escape. For Archer Magazine …
The first time I met someone – other than a relative – that I knew was also intersex, it was over twenty years ago. We met quietly at a crusty pub near Roma Street station in Brisbane. We spent the afternoon sharing our experiences; revealing to one another our chromosomal patterns, family histories and hormone replacement regimes. …
I was deep into Melbourne’s second lockdown, writing an article on COVID’s impact on queer nightlife, when my editor showed me queeringthemap. The interactive tool allows users to geographically map queer memories and landmarks, recording “the cartography of queer life”. Sifting through notes pinned against Melbourne’s most recognisable fixtures was beautiful and haunting; a showcase …