Pink is a paradox. It has been gendered, hyper-feminised and become a totem for all things cute. At the same time, pink has been reframed as a disruptive tool for political activists. Pink is religious, holy, and pure, but pink is also punk.
For our fifteenth issue Buffalo Zine puts on a bubblegum pink quinceañera ball gown. We take a strawberry-flavoured sugar overdose, diving into a rosé world. Absolutely adorable! But this is also an issue that reflects on the normalisation of our culture’s infantile tendencies, the shift in traditional gender roles and the crisis of an outdated version of manhood.