Understanding body love through the lens of racism
Music Mondays: Jonathan McReynolds’ Song Is Exactly What You Need to Unlock the Secret to Self-Acceptance
You won’t understand unconditional love, until you hear this song
Living as a transgender person is not always an easy experience and we as cis-gendered folks have to do our best to not be another emotional burden. It’s really the very least we can do.
How different would your life be, if you begin to make friends with your negative emotions?
When you don’t know what to say, just sit there with them and let them cry it out.
Sometimes you only need to sit with yourself and ask, “Where does it hurt darling, I’m listening”. ~ Isabelle … Continue Reading One Step At A Time
On his way out of court, Daniel Holtzclaw can be seen mouthing to the jury, “How could you do this”? This phrase perfectly encapsulates the tragedy of this case, because … Continue Reading The Case of Daniel Holtzclaw: Respectability Politics Are An Act of Violence
For some of us there is no make up to cushion
the fall of rejection or hiding who we are
It happens to the best of us, even on our best days.
Ashley Curry can absolutely wear what she pleases and I am here in solidarity, supporting her choices. But you can be sure that my solidarity extends to all women as well. All of us in our burquas, jeans, hijabs, thongs and clear heels, pantsuits or birthday suits, booty shorts or maxi dresses. #yesallwomen.
“Nit Niteye Garabam”. In wolof, a language from Senegal, this means “mankind will be the cure for mankind”. It is in this spirit that I bring to you this crowdfunding campaign to build a production facility and entrepreneurial school in Senegal for Tiossan, the skin care company from world class entrepreneur Magatte Wade. With your donations this project will transform the lives of many Senegalese and set an exemplary model for the way we do business in African countries.
A few month ago, a video of a woman recording all the men who catcalled her went viral, sparking a conversation about catcalling as sexual harassment. Participating in this conversation … Continue Reading These Are The Conversations We Wish Men Would Have About Women
Do guys look at the actor in the Old Spice Commercial and wish they could look like him?
Ho’oponopono: What the Paris Attack, Refugees Crisis and #blacklivesmatter Can Teach us About Compassion
“We are responsible for and participate in the ills of the world, and an essential part of fixing the world is fixing ourselves”.
As I mentioned in my previous post, our long and often exhausting journey towards self-love is often dominated by one thing. Beauty. Well, really the kind of beauty we only … Continue Reading 10 Awesome Things to Love About the Body That Have Nothing To Do With Beauty
“words are things. You must be careful, careful about calling people out of their names, using racial, sexual pejoratives. don’t do that. Words are things. They get on the walls. they get in your rugs, and on your clothes, and finally into you”. Dr. Maya Angelou