By Kathryn Queirolo Preface: Between 2012 and 2015 I was in a toxic relationship with someone I considered a friend. Between 2014 and 2015 I was subjected by this person to sexual abuse. This is a letter to that person. But, as is so often the case with stories of trans/queer survival, this is not [...]
A Poem by Tomicia Blunt I think about you a lot more here it doesn’t hurt as much to say your name to remember I have a lot of your pictures on the wall they seem like broken memories I didn’t understand the importance of the picture it’s ability to capture [...]
Finally, we see a picture about black gay love getting the recognition it deserves over the safe Hollywood drivel that wins year after year, and they don’t even get to give their speech properly.
While my title is “Understanding Whiteness,” I want to make it clear that I want to talk about the need for white people to understand whiteness. From what I read, POCs generally already do; and in any case, I would argue that it’s not their job to understand whiteness. It’s ours.
This Tuesday (Dec. 6th), an email was sent to the campus community containing an open letter signed by some members of faculty. The letter addressed the anonymous flyers that were put up around campus and promptly removed few weeks ago. This post was written in response to that letter.
It costs about 5 bucks for a box of tampons. While it may not seem like much, that really adds up.
It’s been almost two years since I cut all my hair off; and to this day, I do not regret my decision.