Outpunk

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Outpunk was a fanzine by Matt Wobensmith run out of San Francisco.

Outpunk ran for seven issues from 1992 till 1997 with contributions from queer punks such as Anonymous Boy and Donna Dresch of Chainsaw, interviews with queercore bands such as Tribe 8, and a split issue with Fembot, a zine by Gary Fembot of the band Sta-Prest. The last issue was a collection of reprints of articles from zines that Matt felt were notable.Outpunk was also a record label, the first devoted to queercore bands.

In D.I.Y.: The Rise Of Lo-Fi, Amy Spencer writes "Matt Wobensmith...feels that a person's self-identification shouldn't form the basis of their whole personality. "Gay people often sacrifice the culture they come from just to belong to something," says Matt. Spencer continues, "This sacrifice of a radical culture whether as an artist, punk or anarchist, is what the queercore movement has always battled against."

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