Original Work

December 15, 2022

A Farewell

We are so thankful to have been a part of the tapestry of Buffalo, NY, media these last 6 years.

February 18, 2022

The Sludge of Self-Care

The Instagram stories are always telling me how to take care of myself. It’s helpful, mostly. Except for when it isn’t.

April 16, 2020

Spending Time Inside with Tia Brown

When QC contributor Tia Brown isn’t spending an abundance of time putting on concerts for her foster pooch, she’s pondering the hows and whys of all of…THIS. She’s devised some activities for us through this mulling process, and we couldn’t be more excited to get down to business.

January 1, 2020

#19Words || 2019

A few weeks ago we asked you to encapsulate 2019 in 19 words, and what amazing, thoughtful, funny, poignant responses we received!! Thank you to everyone who made the last year of Qween City the best one yet, and here’s to more wonder in 2020.

January 29, 2019


I see

How quickly your


tendencies/comfort with me buying my own

drink/and tendency to flinch

when I speak

in femme


January 1, 2019

#18 Words || 2018

Whether you gave 2018 the smackdown like Ocasio-Cortez to every one of her critics or you shutdown like our government, 2018 likely left you feeling some type of way. Utterance presents 18 word summaries of how it left some of our readers feeling.

May 12, 2017

“To Samo”

“I cannot remember a time when I perceived one mom as more important than the other, one as more loving, one as more ‘real,’ and I never will.”