Issue 5


Chicana punk icon Alice Bag • planetary scientist Carolyn Porco • joke punk band Childbirth • the women behind Feminist Library on Wheels • human rights activist Grace Lee Boggs • National public policy chair at Black Youth Project 100, Janae Bonsu • menstrual activist & drummer Kiran Gandhi • artists duo LAZYMOM • single mother and future lawyer Marcella Jayne • musician, writer and MTV News anchor Meredith Graves // Cover Illustration by Molly Bounds // Edited by Meg Wachter & Amanda Stosz
Printed by The Prolific Group // With contributors: Ariel Roman, Beth Hoeckel, Brit Julious, Emily Simpson, Karolin Schnoor, Kat Thek, Katie Edmonds, Kelly Thorn, Lauren Denitzio, Malaika Dower, Michelle Chen, Natalie Snoyman, Ness Lee, Sam Paul, Taylor Emrey, & Whitney Blank // Limited run of 1000. 6.5” x 9”, 88 pages, 100% recycled matte paper, full color, perfect bound.

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Interview: 195 Lewis pt. 1

By Lauren Murray

Chanelle Aponte Pearson, Director of the new web series 195 Lewis chatted with Got a Girl Crush to discuss all things film-making, background on the series, and how she finds creative inspiration throughout the day. As a new director, her storytelling experience is personal, stemming from previous experiences navigating the world as a multi-racial, queer person of color, seeking a platform to share relatable content. Peep her interview with Lauren Murray, a blogger based out of Houston, Texas, for the rundown on how she thinks 195 Lewis is breaking creative ground while also highlighting queer people of color.

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Upcoming screenings of 195 Lewis: