“To Hell With Dreams”

Finally, we see a picture about black gay love getting the recognition it deserves over the safe Hollywood drivel that wins year after year, and they don’t even get to give their speech properly.

We Have Never Been Queer: The De-politicization of Queer Activism by C.J. Queirolo

It’s difficult to talk about “queer” activism these days. In the nineties, there was an upsurge of radical, militant organizations ranging from ACT-UP (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power) to Queer Nation (ACT-UP successor group) to the Pink Panthers (Queer Nation splinter group, of “Bash Back!” infamy) that all advocated a celebration of sexual difference; rather [...]

Dialectics and Transgression in Contemporary Pop Aesthetics by CJ Queirolo

Recently, I’ve been thinking a lot about Hegelian dialectics, and whether they function to liberate individuals from current oppression, or whether as a theory it lends itself towards conservative social forces wishing to infinitely delay any change into the future. Naturally, in my search for an answer, I turned to pop culture, specifically pop music, [...]

Fall Update!

Wetlands Magazine and our ferocious new staff have hit the ground running this fall semester!  We want to share with you what we’re doing, why we’re doing it, and how you can be involved and get wetter than ever this fall. Here are some of the questions we’ve been asked, answered by our lovely editors. [...]

Wetlands Magazine Fall Interest Meeting

Wednesday Sept. 12th McIntyre 103 RSPV today Wetlands is kicking off this fall and answering all your questions about submissions, deadlines, content, participation, and more. We will provide some general logistic information and then open up the floor to questions as well as comments on last year's virgin volume, so that we can make this [...]