To Mourn, To Pray and To Hope

Written by Artemis Walsh Illustrated by Grace Monahan As I typed these words, Notre-Dame-de-Paris was on fire. It sounds almost uncanny or unreal that such a notable historical site, such an ancient and well known artifact is as mortal as its creators. The men who first designed or built the church are long dead, and…

Debate (About) Me.

Written by Artemis Walsh Illustrated by Isabel Dickey I am a person. I am also a public debate. The presence of transgender people in the public consciousness has skyrocketed in the last 10 years. As a friend of mine said, “A few years ago the general media image of trans people was poor but next…

Dreams of Terror and Unfamiliarity

Written by Artemis Walsh Illustrated by Grace Monahan I don’t usually remember my dreams, and I’ve rarely seen the sunrise. I have always found “early to bed, early to rise” immensely difficult. By the beginning of my final  semester of college, I found it almost impossible to fall asleep in enough time to wake up…

Hey Broseph, No One Invited Your Dick to the Party

Written by Artemis Walsh Author’s Note: This story takes place during my sophomore year of high school. At the time, I identified as a cis heterosexual male, which is the context in which this story will be told. When a second woman came forward to accuse Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, the story contained many…