There cannot be spaces or talk about advancing sexual liberation without the stories and experiences of marginalized people.
If you can’t lay up with me in my bonnet, do you even deserve me in my bundles?
T.I. is not an anomaly but a representative of a greater framework that dehumanizes black women.
T.I. damn sure doesn’t need to be holding his daughters’ hymens hostage; it suggests it’s an acceptable approach to parenting and sex ed—and it’s nasty as hell.
We call each other family because so many of us are blacklisted by our own families, so we find our kin in the LGBTQ community. My mind was blown, my heart broke open and I found my people.
And since millennials and generation X are two of the most open and fluid demographics, it’s important these topics aren’t cis- and heteronormative.
A few days into this week, the Trump administration has already made two strikes against the LGBT community, by revoking protections for federal contractors and erasing LGBT people from the 2020 census.
We envision a world where Carnival is celebrated, where sex positivity and pleasure are the norm.
Though I may have critiques of the coming out model, I do think it’s important to disrupt this narrative that Black people are more homophobic, which is prevalent in media, politics, and public discourse.
For many cisgender people, it truly is easier to date, hook up, and otherwise couple than ever. But for those who are trans or gender nonconforming, dating online is much trickier.