As if you needed another reason to watch the 2016 Rio Olympics, here are 7 queer women of color that will be representing their countries in Brazil. Continue reading Going for the Gold: Queer Women of Color In the Rio Olympics [Gallery]
I feel like I am in a perpetual state of wedding plans. Continue reading Here’s Comes the Bride (s)…
Ok so don’t let me lie to the universe (me included) and say I will be blogging everyday but I am definitely proud of myself with this two day in a row track record.
I haven’t done a Super Gay Movie Review in a looooong time. I actually didn’t have any plans on doing one today until I saw that it is the 26th anniversary of Mo Betta Blues.
I LOVE THAT MOVIE!!!1
While reminiscing over all my favorite Spike Lee movies a vision of Kerry Washington’s pre-Scandal, fine as frog legs, extra big succulent lips having self flickered in my mind.
That’s pretty much all it took to get my CREATIVE juices flowing, so with that being said..
Thank you to Anthony Jordon for his kind words and recap of my 2nd Annual Giveback Kickback!
Check out him out here.
That was the start to the invitation for the 2nd annual Giveback Kickback And BBQ, coordinated by birthday girl, journal entrepreneur and great friend Kristi King. This style maven and socially conscious individual started her annual tradition in 2015 where she invites friends to “kickback” with a birthday cook out, while encouraging attendees to bring a specific number of items for donation to the needy. The number corresponds to her age (which I’m not sharing because it’s rude to share a woman’s age without her permission) :).
“No presents requested but we will be making…care packages for the area homeless.”
This no doubt was beyond a feel good moment, sharing good times, food and fellowship with newcomers and some previously familiar faces. Thank you Kristi for being you; the inspiration and a caregiver within out unique world. We need more examples like you to shine on. Check out the…
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So I am sitting here in Starbucks
illegally downloading movies on piratebay enjoying my iced coconut milk caramel macchiato this fine Sunday morning and felt a crazy wave of frustration come over me. If you are my FB friend you have seen spurts of these in the last month… they are usually 4 sentence long with some form of witty wordplay to protect my non-POC friends from being uncomfortable.
Because you know making non-POC people feel comfortable is the responsibility of every “good black person” to combat the scariness of those angry radical ones…
Sigh…. I am angry. I am still angry. I am angry that a week ago (the night after the Dallas shooting) I was in genuine fear for my life. Continue reading I Don’t Want to Be a Hashtag…
12:00 to 6:30 PM – Individual grief sessions will be available at Pridelines.
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6:00 to 7:30 Pm – Meditation on the Patio
6:00 to 7:30 PM – Group Grief Session
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