When I was contacted about being on this list, I honestly thought it was either a scam or that they had the wrong person. I'm grateful and humbled to be included. This is a prestigious list, and every single woman on it is more amazing than me. I'm flattered that the editors wanted to include … Continue reading I’m part of Go Magazine’s 100 Women We Love Class of 2021!
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.
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
I wrote a piece for Nerdist.com on the need for more portrayals of Black mental health in films. I hope you give it a read. https://nerdist.com/article/black-mental-health-films-trauma/
Last June, I wrote a piece about an important piece of Fort Worth LGBTQ history. https://dallasvoice.com/a-city-of-contrasts/
Day 30 - Ashley Boone, Jr. - Movie Executive and Studio Head1938-1994 I wanted to end this month by tapping into my nerdier side, and talk about Star Wars. This franchise has spawned multiple movies, spinoffs, cartoons, specials, and of course billions of dollars in merchandise licensing. And arguably, without the marketing acumen of Ashley … Continue reading Day 30 – Ashley Boone, Jr.
Day 29 - Mia Yamamoto - Veteran and Lawyer1943- Can you imagine fighting on behalf of a country that just a few years earlier had treated your family like they were enemies of the state? Being a racial or ethnic minority in the United States can be hard because there’s a certain allegiance or love, … Continue reading Day 29 – Mia Yamamoto
Day 25-28 – Participants in the Stonewall RiotsJune 28th, 1969 - Start of the Stonewall Riots Fifty-one years ago, marked day one of the multi-day rebellion known as the Stonewall Riots. As the larger society learns more about that historic night, some important names have become more recognizable. People like Sylvia Rivera and Marsha P. … Continue reading Day 25-28 – Participants in the Stonewall Riots
My wonderful friends at Literati Press Bookshop in Oklahoma City, OK were kind enough to let me curate a Pride list of suggested reads for their Bookshop.org site. Give it a look. I wanted to add so many more, but I thought I'd stick with a few great ones from different genres. Remember, Pride lasts all year! … Continue reading Pride All Year! – Literati Press Bookshop List