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
12:00 to 6:30 PM – Individual grief sessions will be available at Pridelines.
6:00 PM – Community Event Begins
6:00 to 7:30 Pm – Meditation on the Patio
6:00 to 7:30 PM – Group Grief Session
6:00 to 9:30 PM – Individual Grief Counseling
6:00 to 7:30 PM – Prayer with faith leaders
7:45 to 8:30 PM – Statements from local LGBTQ community leaders
8:30 to 9:30 PM – Meditation on the Patio
8:30 to 9:30 PM – Call to action/response town-hall meeting
8:30 to 9:30 PM – Prayer with faith leader.
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Let Us Know That You’re Coming
So I was having this conversation with a friend, AP, yesterday and I thought I would write a bit about it here.
I am not sure whether you have heard or not, but there is a debate surrounding high school senior, Nattaphon Wangyot, a transgender student, winning all-state honors1 in girls’ track and field. You can see the video and read more of the particulars here but you guys are smart enough to know what the question is.
Is it fair for a transgender woman to be competing with a CIS woman2 in sports?
Yeah I know I should have started blogging about something less controversial… like stem cell research or the 2016 election. Continue reading
Join local LGBT activists and the Broward College Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) for the film screening of the compelling Jamaican LGBT documentary, Taboo Yardies.
Taboo Yardies will be shown at Broward College – Health Sciences Simulation Center, 3501 SW Davie Rd, Building 1008, Davie , FL 33314 on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 from 6pm to 9pm Continue reading
Now before I go into the actual review I blame myself and Netflix for watching this movie.
See what had happened was I was working on my journals last night and I needed some distraction. So I said “Hey let me watch a lezzie movie on Netflix.” I searched lesbian movie and for some reason this was the only one that came up. There was a hot ethnic (yes I said ethnic) woman on the poster… so I was sold.
Yeah… I know that’s what I get.
Plot Snapshot: Fashion professional is being hit on by her lesbian boss… will go for the gay or stay with her man? Continue reading