Yesterday was the anniversary of the night when Vince called me from Micronesia. I knew what he was calling for before I even answered the phone. Teej was gone. Suicide. In some areas of the world suicide, or attempted suicide, is still a crime. I wonder how and why you’d punish a crime that is […]
If you are hanging out with the same kind of Christians I am, you’ll understand. I’ve been one of those Christians. I am now in deep recovery and working hard to silence those “old tapes”. The first step to admitting you have a problem and all that jazz… See. I live in a very conservative […]
Monday afternoon I sat in the exam room. I shifted back and forth trying to figure out how to get comfortable in the stiff white disposable underwear the nurse gave me. She knocked, “Jasmine are you ready?” I answered reluctantly. “Just follow me this way,” she instructed. The nurse led me to a room with a […]
Mainly, y’all, I am just pumped that I admitted to wanting to be Janet Jackson to an audience of people in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Here is my TedxFayetteville talk about #thisisme, authenticity and social media.