I’ll Never Forget What it Was Like Being A Teenager

When I was growing up a lot of kids in BC, specifically, were living in poverty. At home in Calgary there were a lot of things we couldn't have, but the idea that we were poor, didn't really hit home until we moved to BC and we as teenagers realized just how difficult life was. … Continue reading I’ll Never Forget What it Was Like Being A Teenager

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

Celebrating #WritersandEditorsofColor Sharing The #WritingCommunity Platform

I want to introduce you to some writers you may have never heard of, if you don't hit Medium on a regular basis, or you're not yet on Twitter. (why aren't you?) Some of these writers are people I admire from afar, and others are who have the most influence on the work that I … Continue reading Celebrating #WritersandEditorsofColor Sharing The #WritingCommunity Platform

Do You Know Who Built This House?

I did. And I checked the foundation, and it's perfect. No cracks, not a single one, and do you know why? Because as a human being I carry all of my cracks. I've been listening to music for weeks now, which if you know me is fairly abnormal, I mostly keep my music to when … Continue reading Do You Know Who Built This House?

When You Change The Language, You Change The Culture

Okay so let's talk about how we can realistically stop celebrating gang culture, and start remembering that our very favorite rappers have been trying to reeducate us since Lauren Hill released her album The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill. In a series of videos and essay posts, I am going to try and prove that Hollywood … Continue reading When You Change The Language, You Change The Culture