Issue One: School’s Out
The first issue of I Don’t Do Boxes collects over 30 artworks, stories, poems, comics and writing from queer youth and allies around the Southeast and beyond. To order a copy click here or pick up a copy at Elsewhere (606 South Elm Street) in downtown Greensboro. Released June 7th, 2013.
You can also download a digital version here: Issue One (PDF)
Issue Two: Out Loud!
The second issue of I Don’t Do Boxes focuses on the power of song and voice, inviting musicians, spoken word artists, poets, queer communities and youth to submit lyrics, songs, writings and sound recordings. Released June 6th, 2014.
Issue Three: Act Out!
The third issue of I Don’t Do Boxes brings together a diverse collection of stories, poems, artworks and sounds exploring LGBTQ experience. This issue invited queer youth, poets, and writers to explore how they Act Out! Released June 5th, 2015.
Issue Four: Outer Space!
The fourth issue of I Don’t Do Boxes highlights queer beings from Southeastern US (and beyond!) who dare to explore and trek through the infinite unknown with us and expand what we’ve thought is possible. Released December 9th, 2016.
Issue Five: Outlaws!
The fifth issue of I Don’t Do Boxes asks to recall experiences that reject cultural norms like What is it like to deal with gender and sexuality, connections with church and state, issues of accessibility due to political infighting, and to critically think about strategies for organizing community to move against laws that further oppress our people? Released December 15th, 2017.