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Series of undressed, headless white mannequins lined up in an empty store.
Issue 43 by Cameron G. on November 16th, 2016
Presumption of a disposable income, able-bodied access and ability to use any tool, while prioritizing heterosexual monogamy, whiteness and cis identity, all create a sex toy culture that rejects and erases marginalized users.
The first VR prototype: a bulky contraption with a mounted screen over the eyes, thick wires and cords attached to a mannequin head.
Issue 43 by Veve Jaffa on November 14th, 2016
While you’re exploring virtual reality, Facebook is exploring you.
Screenshot from Snapshot game: shows a room in pixelated graphics with skull and heart posters on the wall, a computer desk, several bookshelves, a rug, and bed with pillows.
Issue 42 by The Editor & Alayna Cole on October 18th, 2016
"Opportunities for queer representation are improving, but there are certainly still gaps that need to be filled."
Large sculptures of dandelions beneath a bridge, surreal in a fading light.
Issue 41 by Emily Cobbs on September 6th, 2016
I still can’t see myself in role models or dream jobs.
The Thurst logo: the name with a large, bubbly teal illustration of a drop of water.
Issue 39 by Morgen Bromell on July 25th, 2016
My hope is that we can allow folks to express the truths of their existence and be their full selves while seeking to connect with others.
Dozens of blue tickets.
Issue 34 by Veve Jaffa on March 14th, 2016
As the majority of marginalized developers risk financial stability to attend industry events, our primary goal, too, goes ignored: building the resources and capital to finance our work.
Photo of a chrysalis, viewed through a microscope.
Issue 29 by Shelly [Schell] Carpenter on November 2nd, 2015
I’m advocating for you to incorporate reproductive justice as a lens through which to view your work in the tech industry.
A beautiful chandelier with a shapely black center and rich, gold curves waterfalling from it.
Issue 25 by Neal Ulrich on August 11th, 2015
Making as a gay man is a political statement that I will not be relegated to the periphery of society, seen as inconsequential, or be without the power to shape my own world and the worlds of others.
Rainbow-toned smoke coming from recently-extinguished candles.
Issue 19 by CK Oliver on April 8th, 2015
In speaking about domestic violence online, we must be inclusive of those that do not fit the traditional narrative.
Close-up of a keyboard.
Issue 17 by Ellie Day on February 25th, 2015
Giving access to a tool as powerful as code creates social change and spurs economic mobility for those who have not shared equally in the rewards of the technological renaissance.