"Becoming homecoming king is kind of the only normal teenage dream I’ve had. I was really surprised, though, that I was nominated. I didn’t think it was attainable because I’m trans. But now I feel like I could get it. I’m taking the steps that need to be made for progress among the transgender community. I’m just trying to make the T in LGBT not so silent."
Blake, Age 17, Charlotte, NC. Photo by Laurel Golio. As told to Diana Scholl.
omg it’s me
By: Etheridge Knight
“You have made something
Out of the sea the blew
And rolled you on its salt bitter lips.
It nearly swallowed you.
But I hear
You are tough and harder to swallow than most….”
And I and I/must admit
that the sea in you
has sung/ to the…
Rashid Johnson, The Evolution of the Negro Political Costume, 2004
Rashid Johnson, Cosmic Slop “27th of June”, 2012
Too Real Irl Same Love My Life XOXO Truly
so on point for how things are in richmond rn though