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Editors' Note - April 2023
This month, editors Lola Estok and Maddy Sutka talk about growth and all the messy and complicated feelings that come with it.
Editors' Note - March 2023
Hi Blossom! We're back with an all new theme this month - Second Chances. Pretty fitting, right?
Don’t Try to Understand it. Feel it: Love, the Void, and Christopher Nolan
Rebecca Radillo explores the work of Christopher Nolan, and the statements that Interstellar, Inception and Tenet all make about love.
Take My Breath Away, Top Gun Really IS That Homoerotic
Rebecca Radillo explores what exactly makes "Top Gun" — and its successor, "Maverick" — so incredible: the male-male relationships.
Editors' Note - May 2022
Maddy Sutka and Lola Estok introduce May by talking about femininity, and all the confusing, weird, and great labels that come with it.
October Tarot Pulls
Taia Dominique shares her horoscope tarot predictions for November, focusing on loss and the ways in which we can grow from it
From Us As We Once Could Be
Logan-Ashley Kisner finds a different understanding of love, and experiences catharsis, through trans characters in horror.
I'm a Slut: Thank You, Rocky Horror
Maddy Sutka gives tribute to the film that helped reframe her understanding of sex, pleasure, and camp: The Rocky Horror Picture Show.
Between the Ghosts and Me
The writer talks about three different men in her past and the ghosts that have followed her through her romantic life.
September Tarot Pulls
Taia Dominique shares her horoscope tarot predictions for October, focusing on love and what the future may hold.
Kate Saxton pens a letter to her boyfriend explaining why she doesn't need him.
BIPOC Need Love, Too
Lyvie Scott lists her go-to selection of feel-good romantic films featuring people of color.
Love in the Age of Comparisons
Conor Cole writes about how social media both brings us together and tears us apart in this intimate piece on love and acceptance.
All the Things We Could Be if Melanie Klein Was Our Mother
Lukas T. Woodyard references the work of Melanie Klein as they reflect on their past relationships and love in this provocative piece.
Marian Hill writes about her relationship with her own body hair and why she loves her hairy armpits.
An Open Letter to My Aunts: Love
Spencer Moore pens a letter to their aunts about their many loves throughout the years.
Just Like the Movies
The writer talks about being chronically ill and how her husband helped her through her diagnoses and taught her to advocate for herself.
Editors' Note - September 2021
Blossom Mag creators Maddy Sutka and Lola Estok talk about September's theme: love - and all the messy and beautiful things it brings.
Lola Estok writes about her first kiss, expectations, and wanting to live her cinematic dreams.
My Meat; His Beak
Lukas T. Woodyard analyzes the murder of Jun Lin, violence against gay, Asian bodies, and sexual trauma in this experimental piece on firsts
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