Category: Words + Writing

Anger, hate, and racism. Why what happened in Charlottesville was hard.

  Yesterday was hard.   Hard for a lot of reasons.   Hard because i felt like i was living in the 50’s and 60’s in years and decades where segregation existed.   Hard because everything i saw in the news, on my Facebook and Twitter newsfeed was full of hate and bigotry. The smallness of minds that will never… Read more →

Happy World Book Day + Sneak Peak At My New Memoir!!

  Twenty-three years ago, i saw my first drag queen. i knew right then and there that i was going to be one — despite all the people telling me i couldn’t. And i did. i became the first.   Recently, i’ve been dealing with the aftershocks of some major shifts in my life. i’ve found myself saying “no” more… Read more →

A tale of two poets: Me + Mark Z. Danielewski – World Poetry Day 2017

Happy World Poetry Day!   In celebration and communion, i’ve decided to do something i’ve NEVER done before . . . share one of my poems (EEP!).   Poetry has always been very personal to me . . . something i’ve only shared with a handful of people — READ: all lovers.   But if there was ever a day… Read more →

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