Within one large group of people, there is always a divide between one side or another. Even within one minority—black people in this case—there are still some who are offered more humanity or more visibility than others. Here, we see the men more than we see the women. At least that’s what a lot of people they are seeing. Welcome to pride month everyone. Because the black trans* and queer community is the group you most likely forgot to remember. Today, we’re getting intersectional.
Here I am, with two YA books for you that each touch on LGBT topics and a bigger picture of love or adjusting to who we are that tie them both together.
"Pride has to resonate from within;shine out to everyone around you.It has mean something to you and only you first before you announce it to the world.”- Solange NicoleAs the third week of June and my first week of summer, it looks like quarter systems let out just in time for the myriad of Pride…Read more 5 Things YOU Need to Know About Pride Month
Welcome to June, the month I finally get to begin my (short) summer, the weather really starts heating up, and the world gets to celebrate something very important. Welcome to Pride Month. If you’ve been on Google today you might have seen the rainbow colors on their doodle for the day, that is something special.…Read more What it means to have Pride