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Beyoncé – Lemonade. (Updated.)

Last week, Beyoncé’s latest and hour long visual album LEMONADE premiered on HBO (later released on Tidal, iTunes, etc) and it felt like the world collectively lost their shit. The film weaves new… Continue reading

Things to Read.

One of the best things you can do as an ally to any community is to read and learn as much as you can and unlearning the systems of oppression that drastically shape… Continue reading

Being Fat.

I often wonder if anyone will be able to see past my fatness because at this point, that doesn’t seem likely. Hell, I can barely see my own humanity under my double chin… Continue reading

Faith.

I spent a good chunk of my college career working on different interfaith committees – primarily focusing on LGBTQ+ inclusive spaces and the sanctuary movement. As someone who had very little experience with… Continue reading

Mother’s Day.

Today is Mother’s Day, a day in which many in the US spend time, celebrate, or remember their mothers. For some, this is a happy day spent with family and gifts for mom.… Continue reading

Ghost stories and the paranormal.

I love ghost stories, and creepy tales – growing up, my sister and I would read and reread the book Scary Stories To Tell in the Dark during the summers and my friends and… Continue reading

The way we learn history.

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the way we learn and understand history – in part because of my own love for the Broadway hit musical Hamilton. That musical has taken the… Continue reading

Why they stay.

While in college, I was out at a bar to celebrate a friend’s 21st birthday. It was a small gathering because it had been a Wednesday or Thursday and right around the end… Continue reading

Feminism.

I’ve been thinking about feminism a lot lately, in part because of just finishing the book Bad Feminist but also because of something I heard Tracy Clayton say on an episode of Buzzfeed’s… Continue reading

Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay.

Bad Feminist was my first real introduction to Roxane Gay’s writing and it was an incredibly wonderful start to this amazing writer. Gay comes to the table in this book as a contradictory… Continue reading