Giving black trans women their flowers now means celebrating them for their individuality, their talents, their strengths, and their abilities. As pride month has concluded, it's important to understand where this all started, and why we must work harder to help each other get free. Before Pride became the party and festival it is now, … Continue reading Stop Killing Black Trans Women
This year, I mustered up the bravery to attend my first Pride event as an openly bisexual woman. Bravery because 1.) Bisexuals and Pansexuals are often treated by the queer community like teenagers "going through a phase" and 2.) I'm a woman. For those of you who aren't a part of this community and may … Continue reading A Call to Action – End Misogyny and Gatekeeping in The LGBTQIA+ Community
Tricky, isn't it? Making time for a healthy dose of literature is near to impossible with the mountain of other things to get done. I'll be the first to admit how easy it is to ignore my need for words on paper in favor of another episode of my newest Netflix obsession and half a bowl of guacamole.
TW: Rape, Abuse, and Bodily Mutilation. Spoilers Ahead It's one thing to dress as one of Hulu and Margaret Atwood's Handmaids during political protest, it's another thing all together to put on the unmistakable red cloak and white wings for a completely tone deaf Kardashian/Jenner birthday party. In an event that can only be described … Continue reading Kylie Jenner Throws Handmaid’s Tale Themed Birthday Party and We’re All Rightfully Disgusted
Did everyone catch the new season of Black Mirror? If not, you may want to delay reading this article; as I dive into a pool of analysis, regarding the themes within the first episode, “Striking Vipers. There are some spoilers ahead. Lately, I’ve been observing and pondering on the sexuality of black cis men. I … Continue reading Black Mirror Season 5: Episode 1 Discussion – An Observation of Black Male Sexuality
HBCU: Historically Black Colleges and Universities PWI: Predominately White Institution I know what this already looks like. A post graduate complaining about how difficult its been to land a job in their field of study; pessimistic and regretful about the entire college experience, due to little pay out. I admit, I am slightly resentful of … Continue reading Do I Regret Earning My Degree From a PWI Over a HBCU?
There are many ways in which you may have been exposed to the legacy of New Orleans Chef, Leah Chase. Of all those ways, odd's are your school history books weren't one of them. I must admit, I personally remained ignorant to her importance in both the culinary world and Civil Rights Movement until recently. … Continue reading New Orleans Honors it’s “Queen of Creole Cuisine”, Civil Rights Activist, and Disney Princess Leah Chase, 96.
See what the universe has in store for you according to the tarot. With the Sun in Gemini before transitioning to Cancer and the full Moon in Sagittarius, June's messages are overwhelmingly full of the emotional suit of Cups. Water, in general, is ever present in this reading. This tells us that, for many, June … Continue reading Tarotscope: June 2019 – Emotions Running High
Update: Since expressing her concern, The Sweet Feminist has now been tagged in Cyrus's post, but nothing has been said about compensating the original artist. Contacted directly by Cyrus on the post calling out the indiscretion, Cyrus writes "Hi, We saw the image online and didn't realize it was yours. We will absolutely tag you … Continue reading Miley Cyrus Accused of Stealing Art From Fellow Feminist
Fighting bi-erasure gets even trickier after you've given birth. Bisexual (adj): sexually attracted not exclusively to people of one particular gender; attracted to both men and women Pansexual (adj): not limited in sexual choice with regard to biological sex, gender, or gender identity If we're going to be accurate about this, I'm actually pansexual, but … Continue reading Bisexuality and Unexpected Pregnancy