In January 2021, the soulful goddess Jazmine Sullivan dropped an EP that sent the sexologist in me on a spiral! I loved her collection, Heaux Tales, from the title to the finish. The interludes, the passion, yes. Although she did her thing, this article isn’t an ode to the greatness that is Jazmine Sullivan. Instead,… Continue reading InterSEXtional Thinking: Accessing Your Sexual Agency
After two long years I've finally gotten around to releasing the sequel to my very first novel, "Let's Be Friends," and I feel so accomplished. When I first created this novel it was meant to be a short story. I was going to keep it to myself, but the more I kept going back to… Continue reading The New Book “Let’s Be Friends…Again” is Available Now!
Photo by Vladimir Palyanov on Unsplash The sound of your voice sends me into a rage. Days of seeing your face I wish I could erase. Being in your presence is about as uncomfortable as walking pass a group of men outside of the corner store. Everything you say makes my heart race but not… Continue reading Triggered
Photo by Ketut Subiyanto on Pexels.com I never thought I would be teaching a 6-year-old how to manage his anger but here I am noticing an apparent change in my son. His emotions are way more intense than I'm used to and I'm not the only one noticing. It's like one day he woke up… Continue reading Anger Management – Kid’s Edition
When thinking about immigration, it’s easy to focus on the plight of undocumented and dacamented people, as if they were the only ones affected by America’s immigration policy and climate of hate towards immigrants. I am guilty of viewing the citizen children of immigrants as lucky and carefree Americans. That started to change the day… Continue reading Paz Ellis on the plight of Citizen Children of Immigrants
It’s a crazy, surreal, indescribable feeling when you realize that life is not random -- that it has purpose. When you realize that there are signs everywhere of choices you should make, directions to take, validations of your gut instincts, it can feel overwhelming. It can be confusing, but I’ve found that the more you… Continue reading Following Divine Signs
If you haven't watched the season finale of Insecure I suggest you ignore this article until you finish the season. If you've had the chance to enjoy all the drama, keep on reading because baby do I have some shit to say. First of all I'm going to start off with, WE ALL SEEN IT… Continue reading Side Baby: Could You Accept Your Significant Others?
Being a parent is truly a wonderful experience. I can’t wait for the day I can experience all the one in a lifetime moments with my children. I commend all parents, but I give a special praise to single parents. The job of parenting isn’t always an easy task. I’ve known this after watching my… Continue reading The Truth of Single Parenthood
(image courtesy of Shutterstock) I don’t think there has been a louder anti-racism revolt since the Civil Rights Movement. The Black Lives Matter revolution that we are witnessing right now is opening the eyes of America-- including white Americans -- to the violent systemic racism that exists in the United States. It is inspiring protests… Continue reading Black Lives Matter in Brazil, Too. #VidasNegrasImportam
With the current state of the world and the pervasive devaluing of black bodies, I need vitamin D. Its like, no matter what we do or how we protest, its a problem for the WYPIPO. And just so we're clear, vitamin D isn't sunlight or orange juice. I'm talking flesh, girth, stroke, pleasure. Sex is… Continue reading Quarantine Pussy