From the time when I was knee-high to a grasshopper until about 2 tweets ago and counting, I’ve somehow always garnered the attention of others, oftentimes without saying a word. In high school, my drama coach told me, “You have presence, dahlin’. You will never go unnoticed!” Social media provides many of us with platforms to reach […]
Archive for the ‘feminism’ Category
I proudly affirm myself as a feminist woman, even though the oft-dreaded “F” word often evokes volatile, visceral responses. I believe that all women, including women of color, lesbians and trans women, deserve access to the same rights, liberties and resources as men. There are times, however, when I question whether I’m meant to be […]
ImageCredit: Ms. Magazine Blog Honored to be featured on Ms. Magazine blog in The Feminisphere as a fitness blogger. I welcome the opportunity to discuss my journey to becoming healthier and the creation of the #SexyShred community! Thank you for the feature! I’m honored Read it here
Love does not hurt you Love fills you with strength and beauty Love knows no abuse -FJ The first time someone I (thought I) loved slapped me, I was stunned into silence. I was 16, he was 24, and while there were so many things wrong with our pairing, the physical and emotional abuse were […]
After a brief late summer hiatus, the podcast I co-host with Njail Rhee (a.k.a Blasian Bytch) is back for a new season. We decided that think of them as seasons, for reasons lol Anyway, you can catch up on all the past episodes and subscribe to the feed so you never miss another one!