A Call for Submissions: SoulStories

Soul Stories “I do not imagine myself”.    I read this small sentence on a stumbled-upon feminist queer blog in the late Nineties while coming to terms with my own identity.  Nearly twenty years later, I still remember it as if it had been tattooed on my heart.  In one instant, the barriers on what I could be and could not be […]

The Occupied Territories

You are not to touch yourself in any way or be familiar with ecstasy. You are not to touch anyone of your own sex or outside of your race then talk about it, photograph it, write it down in explicit details, or paint it red, orange, blue, or dance in honor of its power, dance […]

Poets You Should Know

  “Paracetamol legends I know For rising fevers, as pain-relievers— Of my people—father’s father’s mother’s Mother, dark lush hair caressing her ankles Sometimes, sweeping earth, deep-honey skin, Amber eyes—not beauty alone they say—she Married a man who murdered thirteen men and one Lonely summer afternoon her rice-white teeth tore Through layers of khaki, and golden […]

Samira Wiley

global-fashions: Samira Wiley – Refinery29 “Hollywood’s New Power Players” photos by Olivia Malone styled by Tara Williams makeup by Tanika McConnell global-fashions: Samira Wiley – Refinery29 “Hollywood’s New Power Players” photos by Olivia Malone styled by Tara Williams makeup by Tanika McConnell global-fashions: Samira Wiley – Refinery29 “Hollywood’s New Power Players” photos by Olivia Malone styled by Tara Williams makeup by […]