I Don’t Do Boxes

The whole thing happened almost by accident. I saw an open Facebook event my friend was going to that caught my eye: I Don’t Do Boxes. When I clicked that little “going” button on the event page, I had no idea what I was getting myself into.

Cover illustration by Red Behnke

Last year I had the great pleasure of acting as contributing editor for the seminal publication produced through QueerLab called I Don’t Do Boxes as part of the Co-Lab initiative of Elsewhere Art Museum in Greensboro, North Carolina. That’s what is on my resumé at least, but what does it all mean? Once a week I met with a group of inspiring youth for sessions that included everything from craft projects, interviews, and production meetings. When Green Street United Methodist Church took a stand for marriage equality, they were kind enough to do an interview with I Don’t Do Boxes.

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