What do you get when you cross The Odd Couple with The Golden Girls? Grace and Frankie, a Netflix original series starring Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin. Grace’s husband Robert and Frankie’s husband Sol (played by Martin Sheen and Sam Waterson respectively) have been longtime law partners and close friends. It comes out in the […]
A woman walking down the sidewalk. Various people holding flyers, handouts, or posters are occupying the space ahead of her. She tries to navigate her way through them, refusing their requests. The more she refuses, the more adamant they become. They knock her to the ground, trying to shove the flyers and handouts into her […]
A woman sits at a bar, drinking, alone. She periodically checks her phone for the time. She’s waiting for someone. After she finishes her drink, she leaves. Alone.
A woman is trying to walk down the street. Someone dressed as a tree branch keeps following her and slapping her in the face.
What defines you? Finding the answer(s) to that seemingly simple yet hugely profound question is the cornerstone of Sarah Deragon’s LGBTQ portrait series, The Identity Project. The Identity Project is a series of portraits meant to reflect the beautiful diversity of the LGBTQ community, explore the labels LGBTQ individuals use to define their sexuality and […]
I am somewhat ashamed to admit as a feminist that I didn’t know that much about Emma Goldman or her life. But when I saw the Vortex Theatre was featuring a devised play about a female anarchist and activist trying to smash the patriarchy and capitalism, I figured, I’m in! And I was not disappointed. […]
A woman is trying to work on a project in a public place. She keeps being interrupted – whether by noise/conversation, people bumping into her chair, or people asking if anyone is sitting in the empty chair at her table. She goes home and tries to work in the common areas of the house. Still […]
A woman stands in front of the card shelf at a store. A large sign overhead says, “Mother’s Day” with the date. The woman stares at the sappy Hallmark sentiments silently. A voice from off-stage recites an endless litany of negativity, criticism, guilt-tripping, emotional blackmail, and and unsolicited advice.
People sit on opposite sides of a table, trying to impress each other.
A warm spring evening. Parents play with their children. A couple eats a picnic. Friends chat. There is bike riding, hula hooping, frisbee tossing, jogging, dog walking, and general merriment all around.