“Apologizing is pretty fucking brave because being honest is the bravest thing you can do, really.” –Amy, Amyl And The Sniffers
“It hit me about a year ago: I want to help others with their mental health issues. I’ve gotten the basics down on how to live with mental illness, but I know not everyone does.” –Kurt Morris
“All lofty political ideas aside, I feel like the most affirming thing you could hear is to have other teenage girls say, ‘I saw your band so now I’m in a band.’” –Corrie, Kitten Forever
“Loss is such an important part of life. Can you live, can you really, really live, if you haven’t survived?” – Miski Dee Rodriguez, City Mouse
Puro Pinche Poetry—Gritos del Barrio was created by two long-time Razorcake contributors Ever Velasquez and Nicole Macias and is a platform to celebrate, elevate, and feature local Los Angeles-based, gender-nonconforming individuals, femmes of color writers, and poets.