Writing For Change Speaker Series: Presented by Writers and Editors of Color Takes Place Every Sunday Morning @ 9 AM PST

Today's topic was "The Words We Choose Matter," and I think it's important to reiterate to some of my followers how important a statement that is. You can find the link at the bottom of this post and in the green lettering above. I think it's important for me to write about writing because I'm … Continue reading Writing For Change Speaker Series: Presented by Writers and Editors of Color Takes Place Every Sunday Morning @ 9 AM PST

Recovery: Here’s Why It Doesn’t Work

When I was working at the Church I was convinced - by people I worked with - that all I had to do, was pick up a phone, find a place to send someone who wanted to go to recovery, and then their lives would be changed and they would go off to happy land. … Continue reading Recovery: Here’s Why It Doesn’t Work

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

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