Counsel the Creatives: Mental Health in the Creative Community by Protest Magazine

The creative person is vulnerable in that we want to experience everything fully, by fully I mean being present in all ways- emotional, mental, and physical availability. Artists tend to remain fully present even when situations become toxic or harmful. Self-preservation becomes an afterthought.

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recent demonstrations by Protest Magazine

Crisis at the border / Children and babies are separated from their families. Links for ways and organizations who assist migrants and refugees found here

Handmade Gifts / You can make a tax deductible donation to Protest Mag through our fiscal sponsor, Fractured Atlas. This is a forever thing so you can make a one-time or recurring donation whenever you'd like. Money will be put into the hands of women who contribute work to Protest.

Protests On Film / A talk with Cindy Trinh, the woman behind the images of Activist NYC, she is a photojournalist with a special interest in social justice movements.

Art Engineered / The engineer is the artist, too. A small talk with Ruchira Amare where we discuss gender-neutral clothing, romanticism, and combining her expertise as an engineer with her passion for design.

Protests on Film: A talk with photojournalist & creator of Activist NYC, Cindy Trinh by Protest Magazine

Cindy Trinh is the woman behind the images of Activist NYC, she is a photojournalist with a special interest in social justice movements. We got the chance to speak to Cindy about the disparities of minority women in journalism and her experiences as a photojournalist.

We don’t get to hear the stories of marginalized people often and when we do it is most often through the lens of a white person. I want better representation of women of color and I think only other women of color can achieve that.

-Cindy Trinh

Activist NYC’s Instagram page is filled with moving, inspirational images of people organizing, demonstrating, and doing their part to fight off injustices.

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