Parris cosplaying one of her favorite characters, Weiss Schnee from the anime RWBY, at Ikkicon 2018 in Austin

More than wearing a costume

Alexandra Parris September 13, 2019

Photo provided by Wolf's Ink PhotographyPicture this: You’re on a family vacation in San Antonio for Labor Day weekend. On the blistering hot morning you plan to take your kids to see the Alamo,...

Photo credit: Genevieve Humphreys

Online Dating Dos and Don’ts

Alexandra Parris February 6, 2019

Illustration by Genevieve HumphreysAlright guys, gals and non-binary pals: online dating. It's a big thing these days. Whether you use a "hook-up" app like Tinder or Bumble or one of those niche "Romance...

Photo credit: Alexandra Parris

Best Resale Shop: Boysville Auxiliary Thrift

Alexandra Parris January 31, 2019

graphic by Alex ParrisThe first thing you'll notice about Boysville Auxiliary Thrift when you walk in the door is how spacious and open it is. Located just across the street from the Olmos Park H-E-B,...

Demanding positive lesbian representation

Demanding positive lesbian representation

Alexandra Parris October 24, 2018

There are not nearly enough positive representations of queer women in media today. As a lesbian, I feel like I am entirely justified in my anger towards this lack. It is unfair, not being able to see...

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