Archive for the ‘Relationship Matters’ Category

FJ On…. Feminism and Black Masculinity with @Omarwoodard

How does the embrace of feminism, by Black people (women especially), intersect with Black masculinity? Special guest Omar Woodard joined me for a frank, lively discussion about the need for Black men to support feminism and for our communities to deconstruct toxic notions of masculinity. We also discuss poverty and domestic violence, as well as […]

Weekly #Periscope Chat: “There is more than one ‘S’ in feministS, Leroy”

This week’s chat was a mixed bag. We discussed divorce, same sex marriage, trans rights, Stonewall movie, erasure of certain  POC in liberation movements and narratives, body image and fat-shaming, and the 2015 Women’s Freedom Conference. There were a few trolls, but I was trying to catch them. *warning: explicit language used throughout the entire […]

Does “Black Male Privilege” Exist? A Checklist


Of course it does, silly! lol I found this piece and thought it was an interesting checklist of indicators that Black Male Privilege exists. Some of the points and examples aren’t sex-positive (Ex: 15. I can purchase pornography that typically shows men defile women by the common practice of the “money shot.” and 26. When I consume […]

#NaBloPoMo – In The Nick of Time (#DV #IPV Financial Safety Planning)


  October is Domestic/Intimate Partner Violence Awareness Month. I want to talk briefly about crunch time when it comes to leaving an abusive relationship. It is important for anyone contemplating leaving and abusive relationship to think about everything that goes into preparing to leave. Up to 75% of all deaths related to domestic violence (against […]

#NaBloPoMo Back Into The Crunch of Things

  Two days after 360 crunches and I can barely breathe. I recently started back going to the gym after taking a long break. I gained some weight during graduate school and now that I am done,  I want to refocus on my physical health and shedding some pounds. I was so committed to being a […]

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