Brown Girl Art, featured, Letters from Big

Can we get our civility back without going backwards?

So Canadian Leader Jagmeet Singh says that Donald Trump is largely to blame for the xenophobia that we're seeing today in our country and I wonder....will a new President have that much affect on how we treat each other? We used to be known as the nice country, and every time I'd hear an American,… Continue reading Can we get our civility back without going backwards?

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Whoopie Goldberg set a boundary and it was a beautiful example of what we need to do more often.

It's interesting to watch the people you respect set boundaries, because often times it comes across in a negative way, but Whoopie Goldberg did it perfectly tonight. As perfectly as Ana Navaro did the other day when she told Meghan McCain not to yell at her. "I don't want to talk about this." "I don't… Continue reading Whoopie Goldberg set a boundary and it was a beautiful example of what we need to do more often.

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I lost my fictional voice again because My Prime Minister is a not so closeted Racist

This post is dedicated to @WordsBySC who sent this beautiful tweet as I was writing this post. And @pinklady_ktown who taught me how to find a new version of my dance/voice/song. For months now I've been struggling to tell the story of Siddha Lee Saint James, the fictional character that I made myself into as a child.… Continue reading I lost my fictional voice again because My Prime Minister is a not so closeted Racist

Battles and Beefs, featured, Letters, Letters from Big, Remember to Remember

A Succulent Thank You To Those Who Refuse to Remain Silent

It irks me that Meghan McCain went on and on about how some people do not have the platform she does, and there for, in her humble opinion, should not have to come forward and voice their opinions about Trump, because they are private citizens. Check your privilege at the door, because largely I have… Continue reading A Succulent Thank You To Those Who Refuse to Remain Silent