Bishakh Som

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“In Betweens” is a minicomic that I adapted from Jordan Scruggs’ poem of the same name. Jordan’s poem explores the intricacies of nonbinary life and, I believe, speaks with generosity and spirit, to many of us who identify as nonbinary. The comic ultimately celebrates nonbinary/gender nonconforming existence and marks our place in the queer community. I’m so happy to have been able to work with Jordan on this project for TDOR 2016.

Echoing Ida

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“As an Echoing Ida writer, I’m excited to be part of this project because it’s celebrating my truth. I often feel like my voice is not heard in general, similar to how I feel as a genderqueer/non-binary person in the transgender community. TDOR and Echoing Ida have given me the space to share my life and identity as a Black Genderqueer person through the medium that gives me the most peace: poetry.” ~Jordan Scruggs

Bishakh Som's Comic Part 1 Bishakh Som's Comic Part 2 Bishakh Som's Comic Part 3

 

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