Photo by Mark Dektor

Rogelio Ramires



Artist’s Quote

I break open from my ribs


the seeds


from which the softest parts of me are grown


No longer afraid of its lush tenderness


My masculinity


My femininity


Mis flores


Will always flourish here

Luminary’s Quote

Nature held me close and seemed to find no fault with me. – Leslie Feinberg


Feinberg, Leslie. Stone Butch Blues: A Novel. Ithaca, N.Y.: Firebrand Books, 1993.


Row Ruckus is a Mexica creator, artists, and leather person. The first to hold a non-binary (Mx.) leather title in Los Angeles, his work encapsulates eco and succulent fetishism and indigenous/ pre-colonial Mexican practices. He can be found on Instagram @ DaddyPapiMxster