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My Queer Skincare Secrets

Taking Accutane as a queer woman means being doubted and disbelieved

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MyMy skin is so clear it almost glows. I am a poreless moonbeam, a Glossier hunk, the epidermal equivalent of quartz. I am proud of this otherworldly sheen, but it is in no way natural.

People often ask me how I got my skin to look this way. Is it a serum, an exfoliant, or a…




A new magazine from Roxane Gay offering some of the most interesting and thoughtful cultural criticism to be found on the Web. Our first quarterly is coming in June 2019. We value deep explorations, timelessness, and challenging conventional thinking without being cheap and lazy.

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Sabrina Imbler

Sabrina Imbler

Staff writer at Atlas Obscura and essayist online. Forthcoming chapbook DYKE (GEOLOGY) from Black Lawrence Press, spring 2020. Follow her @aznfusion.

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