Perhaps Hollywood is coming to the realization that black sells and that black stories, in all their complexities, are worth telling on the silver screen and in grand scale.
Buy yourself time. Focus is key. Create opportunity.
Are we not allowed community? Are we not allowed public spaces to fellowship and chat? It’s not just that I want somewhere to hang out or have friends. Having a bar, or any space, to commune with people of like experiences and identities is a source of validation and validation, for people who rarely find it, is like life blood.
What Pose really exposes to its audience is that though things have changed since the 80s, they have also (tragically) stayed the same.
But in the end, “(h)’im finally make it to the top of the mountain, but (h)’im cyan’t even enjoy da view.” He tried to gain the world and damn near lost his soul.
“For fifty bucks, I can dance for you and all ya friends.” I shit you not.
June has been the month of waiting and preparation.
I’ve been trying to find my hideout here in D.C. My spot where I can go and have wifi and…
This was the first time I experienced Pride as a celebration. Not an exercise in tolerance.
Prices high as a cat’s back.