P-Valley Has Changed the Rules of Black Queer Storytelling

Last Sunday was our last trip “down in the Valley” for a while, as the second season of P-Valley came to a close. Set in the fictional town of Chucalissa, Mississippi, the show chronicles the life of the framily at The Pynk and, for some, the season’s end brings happiness. Everyone else, though? Molly, you in danger, girl. The club’s proprietor, the non-binary revelation that is Uncle Clifford, got her happy ending: her Grandmuva free from Covid, outright ownership of her club, the likely influ

Kalynn Bayron | Black Sapphic Series | Full Conversation

Kalynn Bayron, is the New York Times bestselling author of Cinderella Is Dead, This Poison Heart and This Wicked Fate. She sits down with A.Tony to discuss being the hero in your own story, their love for theater, and of course Queer Black Love. Black Sapphic Series was created to celebrate and honor black sapphic joy and visibility. Inspired by the representation found in recent media, the series is based on one central question, "What Queer Black Love mean to you", answered by Black Sapphics. We hope this series will remind Black sapphics that how they love is good and necessary and that they aren't alone. *A note: Though the series focuses on Black Sapphics, we hope to expand this work to queer and trans nonblack people of color in the near future. _________________________ Kalynn Bayron Socials http://twitter.com/KalynnBayron http://instagram.com/KalynnBayron Books: https://www.kalynnbayron.com/books Goat Films & Ent. Socials http://twitter.com/goatvibesent http://instagram.com/goatvibesent #kalynnbayron #blacksapphicseries #author

DJ Chabela | Black Sapphic Series | Full Conversation

DJ Chabela, the powerhouse behind the rising electronic music scene in Côte d'Ivoire, chats with A. Tony to talk about their start as a DJ, what influences their music, and of course Queer Black Love. Black Sapphic Series was created to celebrate and honor black sapphic joy and visibility. Inspired by the representation found in recent media, the series is based on one central question, "What does it mean to love a black woman?", answered by Black Sapphics. We hope this series will remind Black sapphics that how they love is good and necessary and that they aren't alone. *A note: Though the series focuses on Black Sapphics, we hope to expand this work to queer and trans nonblack people of color in the near future. _________________________ DJ Chabela Socials http://twitter.com/chabeladj http://instagram.com/chabeladj Music: shorturl.at/fopV7 Original Video at the end: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgJgLkitZXGkxJGE1-JU5Mw Goat Films & Ent. Socials http://twitter.com/goatvibesent http://instagram.com/goatvibesent #djchabela #blacksapphicseries #music

Javicia Leslie | Black Sapphic Series | Full Conversation

To kick off the Black Sapphic Series, Javicia Leslie ("Batwoman") meets with A. Tony ("Goat Films & Ent") to talk about Queer Black Love, drop gems on a healthy lifestyle (physically & mentally), and answer head canons about Batwoman and Wildmoore. Black Sapphic Series was created to celebrate and honor black sapphic joy and visibility. Inspired by the representation found in recent media, the series is based on one central question, "What does it mean to love a black woman?", answered by Black Sapphics. We hope this series will remind Black sapphics that how they love is good and necessary and that they aren't alone. *A note: Though the series focuses on Black Sapphics, we hope to expand this work to queer and trans nonblack people of color in the near future. _________________________ Javicia Leslie Socials http://twitter.com/javicialeslie http://instagram.com/javicia Goat Films & Ent. Socials http://twitter.com/goatvibesent http://instagram.com/goatvibesent #javicialeslie #blacksapphicseries #batwoman

Grab Your Backpack (No the Other One): It's a Pride Survival Pack!

As we know, survival packs are my SHIT. So I’m coming to you loud, proud, and in living blackness to bring you some in a Pride flavored survival pack. A note, I take Pride to mean thankful to be alive in this moment. That includes in grief, in terror, in the escape from danger. These suggestions are not absent of these feelings, just want you to know that. Here are eight books to dive into, seven poems to read, six people to follow, five ways to support black trans people, four places to donate
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