As a trans person in the city of Cincinnati, I have come across various groups that focus on the transgender community. Whether it’s a support group, a organization, or a program that puts an emphasis on gender inclusion and transness, you’ll find them all over the city. While there are various transgender focused resources, the … Continue reading White People and Their Bullshit Performative Allyship
TRIGGER WARNING: Mention of the N word. Usage of transphobic language. This is for the black trans girl who is screaming from the top of her lungs but no one hears her. Her body is yearning to break away from this silence that she is placed in. She wants yell from the rooftops. She wants … Continue reading Consider This My Fuck You
From May 14th to May 21th, I had the privilege to travel to New York City to experience life in a way that I dreamed of since I was a small child. During my week long stay, I visited various parts of Manhattan, met up with online friends and simply lived. In addition to all … Continue reading Why We Tell The Story: Musical Theatre, Race and Identity in Circle in The Square Park
2018 is the year of black girl magic. This year we’ve seen black women just living and existing from Maxine Waters shutting down Mike Kelly for telling her that she needs to stop talking about discrimination to Rihanna dumping her boyfriend because she simply gets tired of men. With joy of hearing these stories and … Continue reading Black Girl Magic and The Shaming of The Black Woman’s Sexual Freedom
TRIGGER WARNING: This piece contains usage of transphobic language Sex….. fucking…. hooking up…. Having sexual relations….. Regardless of what you call it, a multitude of people are having sex and in 2018, it’s easier than ever because of access to apps such as Tinder and Grindr. I enjoy having casual sex and see nothing wrong with … Continue reading I Am Not Your Pornhub Fantasy
This is for the black trans girls when the white cisgender pride parade isn’t enough. Scream, yell, throw a motherfucking fit… let this society that pushes us to the margins know that we exist…. We aren’t this foreign concept, we are h u m a n. I grew up feeling like I had to be … Continue reading For The Black Trans Girls When The White Cisgender Pride Parade Isn’t Enough… A Poem.
I am a woman….. Who happens to be trans….. I hold on to that label… Trans…… Those five letters in that exact order means something to me because for so long I didn’t know how to explain what I was feeling and now that I do, I’m not letting go of that that label. T R … Continue reading Trans…. More Than a Word