Tell us about Ferine Magazine, its origins, where it’s at now and where you want to see it go! My co-founder, Jen Sinkler, worked as a fitness editor for magazines for many years and had decided to launch her own magazine. She and I had discussed a position for me with the publication but when […]
It’s easy to dismiss the past, but you carry it with you everyday whether or not you realize it. I’d rather look at it and learn from it than pretend it never happened.
What’s something we often get wrong about sex work? One thing a lot of people assume about sex work is that every single person in the industry is rich. This is wrong and also erases low income workers or survival sex workers, who are still very valid. What’s something you’re currently working on that’s both […]
What are the origins of your Skin On Sundays project? It was a quiet November afternoon in Barcelona. The year was 2015. I was smoking weed with a young rapper, discussing the universe and our places in it. The young rapper asked me: “How are you going to get people to read your poetry.” It […]
What does body positivity mean to you? To me, body positivity is loving your vessel fully for what it is. It is easy to get carried away and discouraged by societal body image. Body positivity is not only about loving yourself from head to toe, but about being kind to yourself and making a constant […]
Dear Brothers, I won’t begin to assume what you’re going through, for there’s a spectrum of Blackness and man-ness and person-hood that exist, but I just had to write this as I sit in the delivery room hours before the arrival of our firstborn child. I’m mostly writing to connect, reach out, and encourage. To […]