Ever feel like Mother’s or Father’s Day aren’t quite for you? Especially if you’re trans, non-binary, or just not sure how feel about the gendered nature of each day? We get it. Dads like power tools and moms need flowers. But the feelings around these celebrations can be complex for so many of us. I … Continue reading July/August 2021- Gay Parent Magazine – Alternatives to Mother’s and Father’s Day
Starting with the 80s, I look at the difference between the Black straight gaze and the Black queer gaze and how we’re presented in Black movies. I don’t touch on TV or music. That’s a dissertation worth of material and Nerdist has a word limit. Read it HERE.
Who is Pride for these days? Who needs it the most right now? And how do we incorporate a younger queer generation into the more protest aspect of Pride’s Origins? Read my thoughts HERE. Oh, and this is my first article as a full time contributor to GPM! Read the full article at Gay Parent … Continue reading May/June 2021 – Gay Parent Magazine – Should Gay Pride Be Kid Friendly
For Women’s History Month, I wanted to draw on my experiences as a military kid. Growing up on Air Force Bases, I saw so many women serve in uniform. Some of my best friends’ moms were enlisted and officers, but their stories are too often left off screen. In this article, I highlight just a … Continue reading March 2021 – Nerdist – We Need More Military Representation For Black Women In Media
The thing I've learned about podcasting, especially for us independent artists is that it is incredibly inclusive and welcoming. I've developed a pretty good friendship with Leigh of the groundbreaking podcast History is Gay. They were gracious enough to have me on in February to talk about some of the lesser known LGBTQ activists in … Continue reading February 2021 – History is Gay Podcast – Queers in the Civil Rights Movement
For LGBTQ students, dress codes are an important issue, but they are not the only issue that matters. I investigated it for the Dallas Voice. This is my first, and probably only foray into the world of journalism. Thanks to Tammye Nash for supporting my efforts.
My opinion piece about why dress codes are an important LGBTQ issue. This goes with the more formal article that I wrote for the same issue. Read it HERE.
https://store.gayparentmag.com/content/assets/45/459729/Issue_downloads/Jan-Feb/Jan-Feb_2021_134_5.3_mb_digital_download.pdf I wrote an article for Gay Parent Magazine about what we can expect to see this year in family legislative politics. Read it HERE.
Trans community has suffered a great loss on October 5th. Monica Roberts was loved by thousands and will be remembered for years to come. I wrote about her for the Dallas Voice: https://dallasvoice.com/four-lessons-from-monica-roberts/.
My family has been homeschooling before the pandemic and before that our daughter was in private school, and I was fortunate enough to offer a little advice to the LGBTQ families new to the world of home education. Page 24. Click to access Sept-Oct_issue__32_11_mb__digital_download.pdf