After being identified as a boy upon birth, Tylene spends the next few decades reconciling the world's declaration and making on of her own. From being told that she was a man, to the reveal of her true self as a woman, to the changes in her life since the transition, it all brings tears to our eyes. Her life and the journey she is on to this day is truly inspirational to each and one of us.
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BY NEENA MANCUSO
@ VOL 104
ON JUN 26, 2013
Neena Mancuso discusses identity, and shows how our character seems to change according to circumstance. Using personal examples, she focuses on how people and language affects how we act and how we are perceived. She realizes that it isn't necessary to concretely define who we are -- it's more important to just be who we are.
Shanghai's Pride and Joy
BY RAYMOND PHANG
@ VOL 22
ON APR 03, 2014
Raymond Phang has been working to develop events for the Shanghai LBGT community since 2009, and what started out as a small group of volunteers rapidly became something of a movement. Raymond speaks of the growth of Shanghai Pride, what it means to him, and how it has changed his city for the better.
BY JUSTIN GIBBENS
@ VOL 3
ON JUN 05, 2015
An adventurous nature boy and artist Justin Gibbens was fascinated with drawing animals and birds since childhood. Eventually he found his passion and forte in the natural science illustration. He takes us through his art blurring the line between science fiction and scientific facts and believes that in our mysterious life the truest expressions of ourselves happen when we do what we love and we are best at!
Art Barge: Trans Empire Canal Corporation
BY ERIKA ABBONDANZIERI
@ VOL 14
ON NOV 17, 2015
Erika Abbondanzieri, AIA
Watts Architecture & Engineering
Trans Empire Canal Corporation [aka TECCORP]
Erika Abbondanzieri is a member of the Trans Empire Canal Corporation [TECCORP] team, which, in partnership with the Burchfield Penney Art Center (Buffalo, New York), has launched the “art barge” project. TECCORP aims to purpose art as a resource to examine the complex ways the Erie Canal has shaped and continues to shape our political, cultural and economic realities.
To learn more about TECCORP, visit www.teccorp.org.
To learn more about the Burchfield Penney Art Center, visit www.burchfieldpenney.org.
Trans-Siberian Railyway Journey
Ann B. Kim is a mixed-media artist who has been living in Dayton since 2009. Her current obsessions include the concept of time, space, place; antipodes, connecting with people, adventures, collecting dirt and trash, and roaming around the world. In 2017, she circumnavigated the globe as part of her research during which time she completed the Trans-Siberian Railway, the longest railway in the world. She is currently an Associate Professor of Fine Arts at Indiana University East.