In the last decade, we saw more calls for diversity. Specifically after the riots in Ferguson, voices for racial justice were uplifted. These voices are everywhere on social media, and there are activists who touch on almost every aspect of society, from housing to policing to policies that keep Black children in the inner city from excelling in school. Reading is tied to education, and with it...
Race, Racism, and Representation in SFF
For my upcoming book, The Bull by His Horns, I knew I wanted to feature cowboys. And specifically, I wanted to pay homage to the often glossed-over fact that most in the American Wild West weren’t white. Many were Black; some were Latinx and yet others were Indigenous people. (Nishant Aneja /Pexels.com) So, it seemed only natural to make the love interest a Black cowboy. Of course, said love...
Is Mpreg Transphobic?
I've heard people say mpreg is transphobic, and my knee-jerk reaction is to defend it. But dig a little deeper, and we might see the ugly truth of that statement.
Why Inclusive Feminism Is the Only Feminism
In honor of International Women's Day, a reminder that inclusive feminism is the only feminism.