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Volume 1 - Love

Love is one of the most important things in the world which is why we begin our magazine with stories of love.

Cold Baptism

Steps... I have struggled taking steps One foot in front the other, that’s how you make the steps, but where are they taking me? What was...

I Want You To Know

You once asked what my greatest fear was. I think I fobbed you off. It was one of those truth and dare games we would play...

Be With Me

In body, in mind, in soul and in spirit In havoc, in fear, in hatred and despair In sorrow, in joy, in tears and in laughter In...

Names & Labels

Being a girl “You can’t play with us, you’re a girl.” Taher creases his forehead. The way the word leaves his lips makes me take...

Transcribing

I smoke my cigars, in the wind, Hoping to run into her, Her eyes and her breasts; Everything of her. Hoping to blend into her, Survive her, Transcribe her, I move...

That Kind Of Fire

It was the first form. It was everybody’s first time. It was a crazy time. Girls had formed into women in their heads, and...

Confidante

They whisper as I walk in them, few promises in their weaves, pleats sashay along the way as I walk that extra mile to get further...

Voices of Many

You are the voice of many, The voice of dead emotions, To the live burning desires. From thirsty leaves, To the ocean filled with condolence. You know more about...

Editor’s Note

Dear Reader, Welcome to the inaugural issue of Outcast Magazine. Outcast was started with the help of literary enthusiasts who wanted to bring forward LGBTQ+ writers...

The Man With The Pink Underwear

Anabel’s eyes widen when she sees me. She leaves the door open and disappears into the house, leaving me to drag my boxes in...