I am very grateful to be living in a time where my existence is being talked about in media, even if it's not considered mainstream media. I hope more queer black people are able to get their narratives and truths into video games, movies, and books into mainstream media. Even though this timeline is full of uncertainty for my queer siblings because of the rampant queerphobia from other Black people and racism and anti-blackness from non-Black people, I hope the mediums that we consume for entertainment are full our voices and our truths.
Even with the kitchen window open on this particular gloomy, fall day, the kitchen was still too warm. It was around 2:30 on this day and everything was starting to come together for the dinner party. Things were boiling, baking, being stirred, seasoned and fried. The smell of a good, hearty meal filled the halls … Continue reading Foreplay.
The gift that is the Internet is a blessing and a curse on "both sides".
A sliver of sunlight came through a crack in the wall the guards call a "window". This window was the size of a small child's arm and only let in small gusts of hot air, the smell of horse shit and little drizzles of rain water during the stormy season. Four or five people sat … Continue reading Potentate.