• The Celibacy Issue
    February 2016 #25
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    • On the Cover: They don't always want sex, sometimes they just want their school to burn down. Photo by Ronika McClain.

    • Sick Woman Theory Johanna Hedva's theory of resistance is for those were never meant to survive, but did.

    • Five times major award ceremonies were snubbed: here's to giving power the cold shoulder.

    • write for us February marks "The Celibacy Issue” – read our writer’s page here.

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    Table Of Contents

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    Macy Rodman
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    Trouble baker

    Trouble Baker by trouble baker

    Romantic Dinner For Crew

    A recipe for roast chicken that's easy, impressive, and generously feeds everyone you love. Because dinner for two is boring anyway.

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    Masque Up by Alesia Pullins

    Learning Curves: A Skincare Guide

    Equal parts necessity and fun, here's how to create a routine that works for you.


    No Brow by Jaime Chu

    How to Hate the Internet

    Quitting social media is corny; you gotta figure out your own brand of internet hatred. Jaime Chu reviews Jarett Kobek’s new novel I Hate The Internet.

    Love lockdown

    Stealth Care by Ruby Brunton

    Not Going the Distance

    When a fling makes you feel more than a full blown affair.

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    Dry Season

    What to do when your romantic life is in a rebuilding year.

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    Erika Delgado talks about some of the anxieties of navigating intimacy as an asexual woman.

    A Vague Misunderstanding

    by Erika Delgado

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    Fetty Wap and Kc Itohan have some quick insights on keeping away from booze.

    Six Strategies for Staying Sober

    by Kc Itohan

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    Pechiche Prohibido DJ Cremosa’s Not-So-Sweet Valentine’s Day mix just dropped and so will your jaw.

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    En Rogue by Alex G. Brown

    Bending Gender with Bowie

    The runway of Menswear Fall 2016 shows manifested a world that’s stripped fashion of its gender constraints.


    Three artists you should know: Alberto Hernández, Ro Garrido, Annie Mok share their style icons and how they deal with winter blues.

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    Feed Me by Anwar Batte

    Trend Forecast: The Coming Memesurrection

    When it comes to the future of memes, the possibilities are endless, and pretty fucking unsettling.

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    This Week in ACAB by Ash Jegroo

    Cops Set Fire to Street Vendor in Dhaka, Bangladesh After He Refused to Pay Bribe

    This week in ACAB: cops attack families occupying vacant housing in Rome; Molotov cocktails rain down on Greek police; cops set fire to Dhaka street vendor; US police kill over 90 people this year


    Sucka Free In Micah’s new music video, you get a tour of Oakland’s radical history of resistance and Black Power.


    Back from the Brink Playlist Death row inmate Keith Lamar (Bomani Shakur) went on hunger strike to protect his favorite albums.

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    Letters by Ripley Soprano

    Not Doing It

    This is The Celibacy Issue where we realize we never did The Sex Issue because we’d rather talk about not-sex.

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