-Huey Freeman

“My vision would turn your world upside-down, tear asunder your illusions and the sanctuary of your own ignorance crashing down around you. Ask yourself… are you really ready to see that vision?”

Racism, sexism, misogynoir: Respectability

This week I decided to allow someone else a voice., a fellow blogger,  Shanye Dee . She shares some of her views on respectability politics in this quick piece.  Before we begin, I’d like to say I’m grateful to have had the chance to hear her point of view as it spurred some thoughts of my own,…

-CPO

“I am not afraid of commitment, I simply refuse to be conquered by a man like you.”

A Freshman’s Survival Guide: College

You’re leaving high school now. You’re an adult. You’re about to start College and dance along the fine line of intoxication and academic probation. You’re going to meet new people, make new friends, possibly a boyfriend or two. You might BS some classes but you’ll probably be ok 90% of the time if you just…

Sex, Flyouts, and God: The LDR

Admittedly, I’m a cynic about Long Distance relationships. Having had my own fail I typically frown my face at the thought. While I understand the issues I had within myself and my relationship that led to its failure I commend those that try, simply for trying.  No matter how many times I hear it or…

 -Eric Hoffer

We feel free when we escape – even if it be but from the frying pan to the fire.

August 30 , 12:30 pm

its come to pass that now, i sit with my emotions and wait for them to take their toll. a small price i must pay for a few weeks of peace. My ritual.  But in moments like this when i feel myself slipping , i will admit i wish i had a hand to pull…

What Are We?

At some point in time every girl has asked herself some variation of the question “what are we” so when I got the question “What comes after talking? How does the conversation shift to let’s take this to the next level?” I wasn’t surprised at all. The obvious answer would be a relationship but the…

Corpse bride coochie: The double standard of sex

Sex is … domination , power shifting , and entanglement. But it’s a necessity in any healthy functional relationship. I’m going to state now that sex is a basic human desire. It encompasses both a physical action as well as an emotional reaction, under the right conditions. The general consensus about sex is that it is…

I have a question

So I asked a question about body counts the other night and posed a few scenarios. One such bellow: While it was funny at first it quickly turned into a discussion about judgment , predominantly the judgment of women in terms of her number of sexual partners. So this seems to be a reoccurring question…

Overshare

So my ex made me have an abortion.. he said me getting pregnant was a ploy to ruin his life. But he does know it takes .. TWO people to make a baby right ? Yeh I know. That’s why men suck. My ex raped me at a point.. and ill never forget the miscarriage…