beestung is a quarterly online micro-magazine for non-binary, genderqueer, and two-spirit writers and readers, with an emphasis on intracommunity sensibilities and exploration and expansiveness. beestung resists the canon and all forms of bigotry.

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Issue #16 — Summer 2023

“You’ll consume my ruins
in the empty ballroom, you’ll open my valentines
from the sixth grade. My email hasn’t changed.
Life breeds death like soldiers marching
around my sternum. I’m waifish on the run.”

—Ivy Jones