In "Colorism in Black and White," my brand new MOOD SWINGS column for the venerable BALTIMOREOUTLOUD, I explore the ignominious origins and roots of colorism, an insidious form of racism/discrimination many Caucasians continue to wage against people of color--particularly African-Americans. Born during the advent of slavery, colorism is the practice of using the differences in complexions to pit one group of oppressed [...]
“’Dang’ man! You look damn good for your age!” That soared out of the mouth of this rather attractive twentysomething guy at a recent function. You see, he thought I was in my early forties; actually, I’m older. (And yo! Don’t even ask me by exactly how much—‘cause I ain’t gonna tell ya! LOL.) After that comment, if he thought [...]
As well, my two-part Mood Swings column for BaltimoreOUTloud has debuted! Entitled "Wash that Loser Right Outta Your Hair," it addresses why you just can't seem to dump the loser you're dating--and whether you should stay or go! Visit: www.baltimoreoutloud.com/thinking-outloud.
Greetings! I'm very pleased to announce that I'm a regular Columnist and Writer for BaltimoreOUTloud, the engaging, cutting-edge print and online news, lifestyle and entertainment publication for Baltimore, Maryland's LGBTQ Community and its allies. My column is a personal one, and addresses and explores the issues that move and resonate with the LGBTQ Community--and beyond. My column, entitled "Mood Swings," is substantive, thought-provoking, and [...]