Blackness; gender; sexuality (including polyamory & BDSM); LGBTQIA (bisexuality specifically); disability; classism; Health at Every Size, body positivity, and fat acceptance movements, and much more.
I talk about my dream of being a screenwriter and how I've decided to use my frustrations with the struggle of being an artist to fuel a new chapter in my artistic life.
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I write about lookism (which I explain) and the struggle to feel beautiful in a society that won't let me be.
I write about the significance of friendship break ups for queer and trans people of color from my own perspective of losing a friend.
Tips for avoiding tokenizing marginalized groups, based on my own personal and activist experiences.
I write about having curly, Afro-textured hair and the challenges of living in a society that devalues who I am.
I talk about my own experiences with the therapist/patient relationship and the importance of being honest with and listening to ourselves.
I talk about the shame of failure and why "tough love" talk often isn't the right way to go about helping people who are struggling or trying to find their way.
I write about adulting, disability, and taking responsibility for myself and others.
I talk about my expectations (or lack thereof) and how even the most "woke" of us can still harbor negative, ignorant ideas about this essential institution.
I interview six writers with various disabilities and explore the obstacles that those of us with disabilities face in writing industries.
I write an open letter to the various marginalized communities to which I belong, talking about activism and why some of us can't always "be there."
Almost a response to my 2013 Black Girl Dangerous essay about Michael B. Jordan and Fruitvale Station, I talk about my crush on actor Matthew Gray Gubler and how the task of shedding the damage of white supremacy is a marathon, not a sprint like I had hoped.