Unpacking Misandrogyny

Have you even seen POSE? You know, Emmy award-winning show about transwomen competing in the underground ballroom scene at the height of the AIDS epidemic? Beautifully written, compelling plot, all kinds of visibility and of course, Billy Porter.  Well if you know the show then you know the captivating lead, Elektra Wintour. Former house motherContinue reading “Unpacking Misandrogyny”

Okay Ladies, Now Let’s Fix Our Inflection

If you didn’t read that im Beyoncé’s voice then you should be ashamed. Dishonor on you! Dishonor on your cow! During my first quarter in ad school, I had a teacher who was notorious for asking questions…and then questioning your answer. “How many inches in a centimeter?”, he would pose to the class. A fewContinue reading “Okay Ladies, Now Let’s Fix Our Inflection”

Let’s Talk about Sects, Baby!

Well, reader, if you were paying close attention you might have noticed that I’m not talking about s-e-x but s-e-c-t-s (as in, when something intersects). In this case, I’m referring to how the various parts of your individual identity overlap and contribute to your lived experience. Take me, for example –  black, a woman, cisgendered,Continue reading “Let’s Talk about Sects, Baby!”