Last night I tuned in for day three of Married at First Sight. Otherwise known as Everybody Hates Chris. For good reason. This season began with more individuals who want to be married so bad they were willing to go on a matchmaking show with a horrible track record for success. A show where we have watched the experts pair multiple women with emotionally abusive and dishonest men. The most....read more
Everybody Hates Chris. For Good Reason.
He slid into my inbox with compliments I’m sure he expected me to be grateful for or at the very least to be polite about receiving. Said I was an example of how a Black woman should be. I explained that first of all, the notion that a Black woman should be any one way was exactly what my work pushes against. And third of all, he could keep his....read more
Not Nan Damn Thing
I sat down to write something longer. But ultimately what I wanted to express didn’t need a thousand words. It really just needed six.
Folks hate Black girls and women.
Last week it was Chloe Bailey and the way folks treated a young woman coming into her own, expressing her sexuality and loving her body for the first time. People weren’t happy until they made that baby cry. Yes, I call her....read more
Work From Home Wardrobe: Comfy, But Make it Cute
I Dropped Out Of Therapy But You Should Still Go
Picked up the phone for the twelfth time in eleven minutes and reminded myself of the risk. I knew sending my version of “hey big head” would get a response and then seamlessly transition to a “you pulling up or nah?” But I also knew that as soon as it was over, I’d be in the same space trying to fill the same void that Chanel packages couldn’t fill a....read more
Almost Risked It All For a Hug: Intimacy in a Pandemic
Trying Gucci and Chanel Makeup
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