Tag Archive | queer

Hear, Here…

The voice woke her up in the middle of the night. “It’s time.” “Okay, sure,” she mumbled. She looked over at her clock – 2:28am. Of course. She didn’t know where she was headed, and she didn’t care. Over the last few days, she came to understand that the voice was not to be ignored. Ignoring […]

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“I’d expect more out of someone who was pre-med. You should wash your hands.” She licked her fingers, smacking loudly as she pulled each one from her mouth. “I told you not to expect anything from me.” “Don’t you have to live up to some Hippocratic oath of cleanliness?” She waved me away as she pushed […]

Let’s Have Brunch

i sat across the table from them in the overpriced restaurant. the woman that i loved, and her brand new lover. i watched them. listened as they dove into open-ended questions meant for the discovery phase of a new connection. sipped my cucumber water as they flirted in hushed tones. what was i doing here? […]

Untitled – Because Peace is a Process and I’m still learning

Starting about three weeks ago, as Life tends to do, my ability to maintain inner peace in the midst of chaos was tested to a brand new level. In a matter of two weeks – exactly seven days apart, actually – I stood nose-deep in heartache. One immediate family member was diagnosed with cancer, and […]

Clutch Your Pearls

I’ve been thinking a lot about masturbation. I’ve been doing it a lot lately, not having a girlfriend/lover/special friend and all.  At times it’s frustrating, because I want someone else’s hands, lips, and legs on and around me. But for the most part, masturbation and I get a long great – and why wouldn’t we? […]

Book Review: Broken in Soft Places by Fiona Zedde

My second book review is up at Elixher. How awesome is it that I get to spend my days reading, writing and writing about reading? I’m hoping to turn it into my main money-maker one day. It’s the only thing I can see myself doing for the rest of my life. I’ve gotta say though, it’s […]

Book Review: The Summer We Got Free by Mia McKenzie

I’ve been tapped to do book reviews for Elixher.com, a website dedicated to “all things empowering, thought-provoking, and pertinent to the Black female queer community and experience.” It’s one of my favorite sites these days, so I’m really honored to be able to bring something to the Elixher community. My first review is of the […]