May 22, 2014

Femme Problems 123: A Broke Femme’s Guide to DC Black Pride

One of my favorite things about living in Washington, D.C. is Pride season. The weather is hot, the trees are blooming, and everyone starts breaking out their light attire. DC Black Pride is always my first guaranteed opportunity to break out my "light attire" and celebrate with the drool worthy folks I am happy to call queer family.
May 20, 2014

Time to Freak Out for DC Black Pride

One of the best things about being queer in the chocolate city is that time of year when the snow is as good as gone, the neighbors are playing go-go music, and DC Black Pride invites start rolling in.
May 12, 2014

Opinion: Reacquainting Myself with Unapologetic Black Femme Goofiness

Ok grrl. Not gonna lie, I was not amused by the Saturday Night Live jest over forced slave breeding. Now, don't get me wrong, I stand and deliver for Leslie Jones. She's hilarious and a self-proclaimed top shelf bitch.
March 20, 2014
Three black women embrace each other

Femme Problems 119: My So-Called Poly Femme Life

I will never forget the sound of my doctor’s laughter when I asked her for something to stop me from crushing on people. I had this unending want to connect with people romantically, and as I was being raised in a culture of slut shaming, I was sure that “the want” meant something was wrong with me.