Hey y’all! Check out my latest piece, “A Black Bisexual Manifesto” on The Huffington Post (Black Voices). It’s part of #ThisIsLuv, an exciting and inspiring multimedia campaign launched by creative visionaries Darnell Moore and Wade Davis to shine light on LGBTQ-inclusive families in the black community. I was honored to take part in a segment about the campaign on HuffPostLive today along with Darnell, Tiq Milan and the brilliant Alexis Pauline Gumbs.
I want to also take this opportunity to recognize and express gratitude to my mother, Barbara, for encouraging me to take part in the campaign. As I explain in the post, she’s come an incredibly long way toward being a supportive ally as I’ve stepped out in my truth. But, it’s a path that hasn’t been easy. I was unsure about keepin’ it real regarding the difficulties involved in navigating homophobia and biphobia in our family, so having her support in telling my story means a lot to me. Our mother/daughter relationship continues to play an important role in teaching us both about love, and for that, I’m deeply grateful.
2 thoughts on “A Black Bisexual Manifesto”
Jah love sister. I enjoyed reading your article on Huffington Post. I am learning a lot about the LBTQ lifestyle and I know that Queer studies is important as we continue to strive for a black reality that is free of violence and full of love. I am excited to read your opinion about polyamory and how it fits into your approach and/or perspective on loving and so forth. And thanks for the links…I’m loving Alexis Grumbs’ work already! Blessed love.
Just a shout out that I’m thinking about you. Peace and Love,