Church Dread & Reclaiming My Faith

I can almost pinpoint the moment I decided that church was no longer for me. I was sixteen and sitting at a table in the same room where our girls' youth group met every Monday evening. And I was listening to a visiting priest explain why homosexual behavior was sinful. Not homosexual feelings, mind you … Continue reading Church Dread & Reclaiming My Faith

7 Children’s Books that Teach What We Should Have Been Learning All Along

It's happened. I've officially crossed the threshold into grouchy grown-up. I never thought I'd be here, and wow, is this weird, but here I am. I am standing in my kitchen, throwing together what I can for dinner when I hear something ridiculous and uneducational coming from the television, and I think to myself, "What … Continue reading 7 Children’s Books that Teach What We Should Have Been Learning All Along

Stop Killing Black Trans Women

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

Black Mirror Season 5: Episode 1 Discussion – An Observation of Black Male Sexuality

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