HAPPY PRIDE!!!! There was a time when I felt like I was constantly coming out. Where I always felt the need to check people. Where I always made assumptions about people and people made assumptions about me. When you know better you do better. When I came out it was an exciting time for me.… Continue reading Coming OUT ~ Ep. 222
#5: Yolanda Arroyo Pizarro #AFROLATINASTOKNOW *** Yolanda Pizarro was born in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico and was raised by her grandparents. She began writing at an early age in school newsletters and newspapers and won drawing and essay competitions at the Colegio San Vicente Ferrer in Cataño. In 2004, Arroyo published her first book of short… Continue reading #AFROLATINASTOKNOW ~ #5: Yolanda Arroyo Pizarro
How long are we willing to stay in relationships that do not serve us? How long are we willing to wait for people to be what we need? What if they never get there? What if... they just aren't capable? My career was just taking off. I was balancing motherhood, writing, running an organization and… Continue reading FYF ~ Chapter 30: My Life Was Beginning To Take Off!
I WELCOME THE MYSTERY! Isn't it amazing that when we are in that, "IN LOVE" feeling what we FEEL and how we see the world and everyone around us seems to be through clear eyes and a completely open heart FREE OF FEARS, free of prejudice, free of judgment, free of hate, free of cares.… Continue reading FYF ~ Chapters 25: Being In Love With Love! #FYFLove #audiobook
I believed my anger made me ugly My rage repulsive My fury the reason for my misfortune She was born so i tried to be softer Prettier quiet Spirit gave me a new path to follow Yet When you’re someone who was born with closed palms white knuckles Fist to flesh Skin under finger nails… Continue reading The Afrolatina Show ~ Ep. 06: Good Girls Stay Quiet #afrolatinashow
BAAD! Is at it again... they know how to throw a party. This evening will be unlike anything you have ever experienced. You do not want to miss this historical event! To purchase tickets visit BAAD! Buy a ticket or make a donation! Please spread the word, all proceeds are for an amazing cause. Love,… Continue reading Fun House EVENT!!!
Day 18 of Agent Search Dear Agent; I AM THE REVERENT WRITER! Writing has always been part of my spiritual process. Writing is part of my rituals, my healing, and my creativity. Writing has always been about discovery and openness. I write with great care because the subjects are ones I care deeply for. Writing is… Continue reading Day 91: The Reverent Writer! #dearagent #wewrite
Day 17 of Agent Search: Dear Agent; READ THE GUIDELINES! PROTOCOLS ARE IN PLACE FOR A REASON! As a writer who works hard to see her work published in the world, I have a new found respect for the validity of those words and those who read MY WORK. Read the guidelines. When the… Continue reading Day 90 : READ The Guidelines! #dearagent #wewrite
If you're looking for something fun, inspiring and FREE to do join us for an amazing LGBTQ film series. Come with your lover, come with your friends... the point is we want you to come. (Insert pun) You are cordially invited to this year's: GET TOUGH, GET BAAD! FEBRUARY 4-14 | GET TOUGH, GET BAAD! is an annual… Continue reading GET TOUGH, GET BAAD! FREE FILM SERIES
Gladys Bentley was an outrageous, cross-dressing lesbian blues singer and piano player. Wearing her tuxedo and top hat, she sang hokum blues in the New York gay club scene in the late 1920’s and 1930’s. Openly exploiting her lesbian identity, her lewd lyrics and sexual innuendo became a hallmark of the hokum blues style. She… Continue reading Gladys Bentley – Singing the Hokum Blues