“Some problems we share as women, some we do not. You [white women] fear your children will grow up to join the patriarchy and testify against you; we fear our children will be dragged from a car and shot down in the street, and you will turn your backs on the reasons they are dying.”—
It’s hella hard to write a full length play in general, but it’s harder when most of your life is on the road. I try to find a place to write where the ambient is quiet, but not too quiet, where the coffee and food is good, but not too expensive, where the shop closes late…
Sorry about any confusion, that Tragic Bitches event was last week. I went to it but tumblr decided to post it a week late :/ WHOMP! However, if you still need your Adelina Anthony fix (and hello, who doesn’t) Adelina and D’lo will be performing Jotalogues at FUSION in LA next week (and I’ll be there too) :)
“right?! like, why can’t you be attractive, intelligent AND able to hold a conversation? i just want you to like listening to trina but also able to examine critical race theory. it’s hard out there for a ten.”—
my perfect friend hank on the perils of dating (via wordsandturds)
THIS IS BRILLIANT. And the story of my life. And I will reblog this forever, until it gets the notes it deserves.
“You are the beautiful distress of mathematics. For you I would peel open the clouds like new fruit and give you lightening and thunder as a dowry. I would make the sky shed all of its stars, light and rain and I would clasp the constellations across your waist and I would make the heavens your cape and they would be pleased to cover you. They would be pleased to cover you. May I please cover you?”—
Queer POC community can be severely dysfunctional. That’s true of all kinds of community, really, but in queer communities dysfunction can reach an exceptionally high level of holy shit. To help with this, I’ve compiled this short list of things we can all do to kick the…