To be a black woman writer of non-fiction and to be read is to be blessed and highly favored- bell hooks

Phenomenal Woman -Maya Angelou

Pretty women wonder where my secret lies. I’m not cute or built to suit a fashion model’s size    But when I start to tell them, They think I’m telling lies. I say, It’s in the reach of my arms, The span of my hips,    The stride of my step,    The curl of my lips.    I’m... Continue Reading →

“No black woman writer in this culture can write “too much.” Indeed, no woman writer can write ‘too much’…No woman has ever written enough.” – bell hooks

Happy TDOV!!!

A special thank you to the trans women of color of Callen-Lorde Community Health Center NY, NY. Photo by William Nazareth, Directed and Produced by Christian Carmen Jane, Styled by Kamille Best, Production Support by Jonathan Santos- Ramos, Article by Christian Carmen Jane

Happy Birthday to The Cis Jungle!!!

Through my long journey into the depths of feminism and womanism I have learned and discovered myself in ways I did not have language to describe before. I am grateful for all of the women who have come before me. Those who have guided me and helped me understand my identities as a black woman... Continue Reading →

Black History Month

It is once again the final day of black history month. 26 times I have experienced this and it seems to reoccur every year with less and less significance. As we move to what a number have considered until recently (with the newest presidential election) a post racial society the stories, achievements and power of... Continue Reading →

A New Beginning

I’ve marinated in this for so long. Over the past 26 years I have stretched and evolved as a woman, as a black American and an invisible trans person. I think it’s finally time. People have discussed, suggested, urged and encouraged me to release a book. I’ve always thought I would but I am now... Continue Reading →

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