Fake it till you make it? No More…

I recently read an article with the phrase fake it till you make it. And it did not sit well with me. I get the rationale behind it; we don’t always feel grateful or overflowing with forgiveness or particularly grounded or clear about whatever the hell crisis has arrived on our doorstep that morning… ButContinue reading “Fake it till you make it? No More…”

Calling all Reinforcements!

In his recent poem “Vaccinated”, Jericho Brown writes about the first time he went out after having been vaccinated and attending a performance of the first Black Miss International Queen. About the poem, he writes that he realized just how much I need social interaction (and social reinforcement from queer people in particular) in orderContinue reading “Calling all Reinforcements!”