Attempting to describe growing up in Detroit is [sometimes] a tricky thing. There is a pressure from growing outside interest in Detroit, to either delve into a poverty porn-esque description of how difficult it was to be a quirky [magical] black girl in Detroit; or to slide to the other extreme, and focus in on […]Continue Reading... 6 Comments.
This time around, when I was watching Drag University, instead of seeing “men” teaching “women” how to enact commodified versions of womanhood. I saw femme-of-center people, teaching each other how to celebrate different versions of feminine style, and beauty.Continue Reading... 3 Comments.
I was really in the groove with my #30WriteNow challenge and then last week hit. Suffice it to say that work got crazy and I had to make some choices. Nevertheless, my hope is to get back to it now, and to continue thinking and growing with you all. So one of the things I […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Politics is Bigger Than You Think