This essay originally appeared in this month’s issue of The Little Blue, the William Way LGBT Community Center‘s quarterly newsletter. In my day drag I’m the Director of Programs at the Center so I think a lot about responsible and generative curation of the space we have. The need for safe queer spaces is never … Continue reading Do We Still Need the Center? Or, the Makings of a Queer Space
About a decade ago I went viral with an ill-timed Black History Month article. I think I’ve learned my lesson.
Dear Beyonce, Ma’am. Ma’am! I did not realize the registration fee for the revolution was going to be so high. First of all, thank you. You are a phenomenal performer, businessperson, icon and GIF-factory. We are lucky to share the Earth with you. Second of all, what the fuck are you doing charging me all this money … Continue reading Concert Dreams, Cheddar Bay Budget
David wondered, “suppose we adopt a white kid. By 2020 whites won’t be in the majority. Do you think they’ll have a different understanding of white culture?”
And then we talked for like an hour about what white culture is without once mentioning a pumpkin spice latte.