In the aftermath of the August 2017 white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, my town held a vigil. We stood with candles in front of town hall, and pledged that we would not be silent in the face of neo-Nazi rhetoric. It was a beautiful and heartening night. As we were leaving, a young girl, … Continue reading It’s Worth Ruining Dinner to Disrupt Racism
Jesus spoke in Parables…but GIFs are pretty good too. “Love your neighbor as you love yourself.” “Turn the other cheek.” “Pray in the quiet, with an honest heart.” Not Today GIF from Not GIFs “Love your enemies.” “Blessed are the poor.” Hide The Money Yall Theres Poor People Around GIF from Hidethemoneyyalltherespoorpeoplearound GIFs “Woe … Continue reading Things Jesus Says That We Don’t Believe (In GIFs)
I went to a liberal arts college, where I hung out with liberal people, and I heard variations of “Africa is a #shithole.” On numerous occasions. One of my peeps, during a poker game one night, said we “should just bomb Africa and start over.” This was an educated, liberal guy. This ain’t just the … Continue reading The West has TREATED Africa like “Shit-hole” for a Long Time
Oprah could run for President of the United States and win. I don’t have any doubts about that. That doesn’t mean she should. Here’s why: I believe that there are 5 circles of influence where individuals wield real world changing power: 1. Hollywood 2. Silicon Valley 3. Washington DC 4. The Church 5. The Bank … Continue reading Oprah 2020?
God. Please bring a Black queer Christian space into existence. We need a miracle. Cause we deserve better and power will not bend. Lord, center us where we have been pushed to the margins. Revive the souls of Black Queer folks who are convinced you have forgotten us. Lord, do something. Open a door. A … Continue reading We Need a Miracle…7 Prayers for Black Queer Christians
growing up as a gay girl in the church is a strange thing.
because church is so asexual
and hetero at the same time —
it becomes homoerotic.