Am I seen As Me?

I decided to interview two very strong women who I hold very near and dear to my heart… My Mother and my Godmother. I chose to interview them because not only are they some of the strongest Black women I know but they hold very high positions in their workplace as well as being a […]

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Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” Bill isn’t actually about protecting children

Recently, the topic of what’s being taught in K-12 schools has been making national headlines. From topics such as “critical race theory” to book bans, lawmakers have turned the classroom into a political battleground. This has garnered attention from not just parents of K-12 children, but celebrities, social justice advocates, students, businesses, and more. The […]

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Too much, but also not enough 

Being queer in both straight and LGBTQ+ spaces can be mentally taxing I work with a close-knit group of fellow college students. We talk about our personal lives, complain about classes, and occasionally go out together on weekends. Some of them, like me, identify as queer.  At the office, I made a lighthearted joke when […]

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Let’s Talk About Sex(uality)!

Hello everyone! Today I wanted to talk about sex… Sexuality that is. Sexuality has become a more mainstream topic after the Supreme Court case Obergefell v. Hodges that legalized same-sex marriage. I wanted to talk about my experience with sexuality, both in my personal and romantic life. This is just my personal experience with sexuality, […]

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FALLING IN LOVE, BUT AT WHAT COST?

I write this post whilst listening to a song that she showed me, stealing glances at my phone to see the sweet messages she sends me, and attempting to ignore the butterflies in my stomach that she gives me.   Ella Fitzgerald’s voice ever so beautifully twirls around my head as I think of her,  “At the sound of your voice Heaven opens its portals to me Can […]

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The Memoir Every Gender Should Read

While my love of reading for pleasure may make it plausible for me to read during school, I understand that college students already have a plethora of information dumped on them, and may not have the energy nor time to read an entire memoir. However, this book, Sissy: A Coming of-Gender Story, has been transformational […]

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