According to Southern mores, “bless your heart” is typically a veiled insult, despite its sympathetic denotation. “Think for yourself” has a similar, contradictory function. Think-for-yourself phraseology appears in my inbox regularly, but only when I have publicly expressed my most… Read More ›
Your body will betray you. Without consent or reason, Without preparation or solution, Without fairness or predictability, Pain and tumors will colonize. Ideologies and histories colonize, too. Suffering will reign in the body. Your body will betray you, Until an… Read More ›
Especially when Republicans of 2018 are advocating genocide. Since Barack Obama’s election to Office of the President of the United States in November 2008, Tea-Party-ideologies have emerged and taken increasingly tight control of the Republican Party and its affiliates. Republicans… Read More ›
In ways, this seems silly. In larger perspectives of the barrage of horrid occurrences in the world of 2018, the significance is nil. However, society perpetuates oppression–especially, for purposes here, of the microaggression variety–and gives people little choice about how… Read More ›
While having lunch at The Picket Fence Restaurant and Gift Shop in Clute, Texas, with my mom today, I was harassed by a (White) middle-aged man and his family for wearing this Pro Equality t-shirt. (I think it’s worth noting that… Read More ›
A collection of photographs I took last year with my professional camera but never got around to sharing with my readers and followers.