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

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

A Call to Action – End Misogyny and Gatekeeping in The LGBTQIA+ Community

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

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