A woman applies makeup in front of a YouTube overlay.

short story

There Is No Beauty Without Resistance

by Dominica Phetteplace

Don’t trust anyone who tries to filter you. Filter yourself. Apply the filter of your choice directly to your face.

An android holds her lover in her arms.

short story

FEMALE COMPUTER WANTED, APPLY WITHIN

by Innocent Chizaram Ilo

No matter the number of robo-positive campaigns organized by Town Council, most humans cannot stop themselves from using Female Computer to refer to female robots.

Nov 21, 2019 | essay

The Emotional Beats of Becoming a Guide Dog Handler

by Elsa Sjunneson-Henry

I can barely breathe through the fear that this won’t work. What if I can’t get him to focus consistently?

short story

The Boy on the Roof

by Francesca Forrest

“Did you marry the clouds too?” asked the boy.

poem

who i am

by Amber Bird

with rocks from my bed
you lined your walls,
and now i am home.

short story

Baterías

por Patricia Coral

Recojo luz para ti. Recojo la ausencia de la oscuridad.

short story

Personal Rakshasi

by Suzan Palumbo

She tries to push the words from her head but they stain her dreams - their bitterness coating her tongue when she wakes.

Oct 31, 2019 | essay

White Saviorism and the Brooklyn Hammer Murders

by Diana Lu

We are portrayed as weak and broken victims, completely lacking in agency or strength. We are used in white narratives as props…

short story

What Cannot Follow

by Eugenia Triantafyllou

She is still waiting for the family who left her behind fifty years ago.

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