Sometimes beasts enter into you all solemn, smelling like your mamas chicken. Sometimes they give you their names early and you mistake this willingness for nervous excitement instead of warning.…
Earlier this summer I participated in the Queer Body Love Series, hosted, created and moderated by Elizabeth Cooper. This series featured myriad queer thinkers, organizers, creators and community leaders and…
“Survival jujitsu is an expensive practice that takes more than it gives. You see, your mother wakens in the morning to see that you have joy throughout the day. Your…
This piece was originally posted on July 14, 2015 in the wake of the Obama administration decision. It is being reposted due to a broken link and relevancy–with minor grammatical…
“cheers to us: the riot children, we were born in a state of emergency yearbooks full of mugshots, caked with our mother’s dried tears — if God created us in…
I wield no knife at my throat, nor pills at my bedside. But I reserve to right to die, when living best serves those who seek to devour me.