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I Don’t Want to Be a Hashtag…

So I am sitting here in Starbucks illegally downloading movies on piratebay enjoying my iced coconut milk il_570xN.1051635703_ahhqcaramel 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…

Mark Your Calendars (11/18/15): Very G TV, Thou Art Woman and the Broward College GSA Present Taboo Yardies

 TY_DVD_CoverJoin 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 Mark Your Calendars (11/18/15): Very G TV, Thou Art Woman and the Broward College GSA Present Taboo Yardies

Mark Your Calendars (11/18/15): Reading Queer & Miami Book Fair present “Paris Is Still Burning”

 

Reading Queer Literary FestivalJoin Reading Queer & Miami Book Fair for Paris Is Still Burning, the inaugural event of the 2015 RQ Literary Festival at the Olympia Theater, Wednesday, November 18th at 6:00 p.m.  Continue reading Mark Your Calendars (11/18/15): Reading Queer & Miami Book Fair present “Paris Is Still Burning”

Better Late Than Never: Happy Birthday to Me – Giveback Kickback

cover2So in true Kristi of the K Word fashion, I completely forgot to blog about my birthday on my birthday… or even the week of my birthday…

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I had an amazing 5th 28th birthday while an equally amazing group of ladies and our resident “THE GUY” the weekend before last. Continue reading Better Late Than Never: Happy Birthday to Me – Giveback Kickback

Why I Need to Unfollow The National Gay and Lesbian Taskforce on Facebook

Now this is one of those blog posts that I have to think about before publishing. I talk to myself about it, I question myself about it, and hopefully I click publish in the end.

I overthink posts like this because I know what I am going to discuss can be as sensitive for you the reader as myself the writer. And deep down I don’t want the amazing non black queer people I know to think that this is about them… unless it is.

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With that being said I need to unfollow the National Gay and Lesbian Taskforce on Facebook.

Continue reading Why I Need to Unfollow The National Gay and Lesbian Taskforce on Facebook

Girl I Didn’t Know You Were “Funny”: Chaunte Wayans

Please note that this post was originally called “bae watch”1 but I said no ma’am.

For those who didn’t know (which is probably only me), Chaunte Wayans (as in the Wayans… as in she shares genes with Keenen, Damon, Kim, Shawn and Marlon Wayans) is one of the hot new lesbian comedians on the scene. 

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Continue reading Girl I Didn’t Know You Were “Funny”: Chaunte Wayans