The Untitled Black Lesbian Elder Project.: UBLEP... →
ubleproject: As you saw from the last couple of updates, we were in Los Angeles for 9 days (Oct. 6-15), giving a workshop at the BLU retreat… and interviewing two elders, Jewel and Saundra, for the documentary. Jewel owns the oldest continuously running black gay disco in Los Angeles, and she’s an…
Tiona M’s short film, Bumming Cigarettes, will be filming within the Washington West Project this Sunday from 5-8pm. She needs a few extras to occupy the clinic during a short scene from the film. If you wanna be a part please email her at firstname.lastname@example.org for the details. Only requirement is that you are 18+ and willing to sign a talent release.
The true poem rests between the words.– Vanna Bonta, novelist and poet (via yama-bato)
Colorful Diaspora: The Revolution Never Sleeps,... →
colorfuldiaspora: On my way to work this morning I jotted down some notes at stoplights as thoughts began to come to my head. Feel free to join me in my thoughts. Today was a good morning. I loved my kids more than ever and I think they loved me even more for it. What more do I have to thank for this beautiful…
If you’re a business owner who doesn’t spell or write very well, please hire someone to either tutor you, write for you, or both. When your spelling, grammar and syntax are significantly off the mark, you’ll have to work harder for people to take you seriously. I’m tired of seeing grossly misspelled and grammatically incorrect proposals, product descriptions, and personal...
Don’t you hate that? Uncomfortable silence. Why do we feel it’s necessary to...– Pulp Fiction (via ikilledjackjohnson)
If you cannot find peace within yourself, you will never find it anywhere else.– Marvin Gaye (via mythoughtdreams)
Autocritiquing Occupy Wall Street: The 99%: The... →
ows-autocritique: The Wall Street Journal has a fun little interactive feature that tells you what “percent” you are based on income, i.e whether you should be dragged through the streets by your silk pantaloons or feast on the champagne-infused flesh of the rich. A friend of mine posted the link on…
Gay, Lesbian and Trans Elders, Pioneers Find... →
hairyqueerkid: cassket: Filmmaker Stu Maddux’s new documentary, Gen Silent, takes a look at how LGBT elders, many of them gay rights pioneers from the McCarthy era on, are going back into the closet. With an estimated 2 to 7 million LGBT individuals over 65, this is no small issue. In the film, LGBT Aging Project Director Lisa Krinsky reports that 50 percent of nursing home employees believe...
WOMANIST (As coined and defined by Alice Walker from ‘In Search of Our Mothers’...– Alice Walker’s definition of “Womanist” from In Search of Our Mothers’ Gardens: Womanist Prose copyright 1983. SUPPORT the completion of: ALICE WALKER: BEAUTY IN TRUTH (via afrolez)
Although Friday is the end of my school week, weekends are when most of my theater work and fashion shows take place. On one hand, I’d love to be able to relax, chill and party on the weekends like most of my colleagues with a regular 9-5. However, I wouldn’t trade being an artist for the world. I can’t imagine my life without art, and I consider myself immensely blessed that I...
When Roses by Outkast starts to play
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