You Asked For This…That’s Why You

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qO_3HEyiYY&list=RDMM&start_radio=1&rv=e9ZTGltPHEY "Why Me?" This is how Ice Cube starts this song, and every time I hear that line, I laugh, because the first response that comes to my mind is "because you asked for this." When you work towards a goal, and then something bad happens, like a person getting murdered or dying, we often … Continue reading You Asked For This…That’s Why You

Mental Health: Let’s Talk About It

With Bell Let's Talk coming up in a couple of weeks, and Survivor's Connection coming up just after that, I thought now would be a good time to discuss how to discuss the fact that you or someone you love may have mental health issues. The first thing that is important to understand is that … Continue reading Mental Health: Let’s Talk About It

And The Day After Life Goes On – A Letter to #BlackMen Everywhere

We don't stop. We keep going, so we don't take a moment to let you breathe and for that I'm sorry. 400 years and life is still hard for Black Men, but what's worse is that today just like yester-century, we don't stop to ask if you're okay, so I'm asking, are you okay? It's … Continue reading And The Day After Life Goes On – A Letter to #BlackMen Everywhere

Transformation is Uncomfortable

When we're moving from one place to the next, when we're growing, when we're changing, it can be super uncomfortable as an experience. That's only because we've gotten comfortable and transformation always happens when we need it. It's the blessing that we asked for, and it's a curse because it's uncomfortable. That's why it's important … Continue reading Transformation is Uncomfortable

Loud Mouth’s War Time Photo Shoot

You can't really tell in this photo, but I am really uncomfortable. It was the first shot of the test shots, and I had just, literally just, found out about the shooting in Colorado Springs. I couldn't focus, this time another shooting, on an LBGTQ2S+ space, where the patrons of the club are the ones … Continue reading Loud Mouth’s War Time Photo Shoot