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black trans lives matter
author blog

Donate: Black/Black-Inclusive LGBTQIA Funds and Non-Profit Organizations (#BlackLivesMatter)

LGBTQIA Black/Black-Inclusive Funds Aaliyah Kylie’s Journey Top Surgery for Hunter M Support the Transgender District Fund LGBTQIA Black/Black-Inclusive Non-Profit Organizations The Emergency Release Fund The Black LGBTQIA Therapy Fund The Homeless Black Trans Women Fund The Okra Project The Black Trans Travel Fund U.K. Black Pride The Black Trans Advocacy Coalition Black Trans Men, Inc. …

Kelli Green author
author blog, book blog, book review, books, indie author

“Elizabeth”/”May,” by Kelli Green (A Short Story/Book Review)

Here’s the thing… I don’t usually read novels. I can’t say I really read more than three in a single year and, as time goes on, I find myself more and more immersed in poetry, lyric essay, critical theory, memoir, and other forms. Something I do read slightly more occasionally, however, is the well-written short …

author blog, poetry blog

Book No. 7: Title and Cover Reveal!

July 24th, 2020 An anomaly, a release, a primarily poetic, partially memoiristic, and proudly queer coming out story of pain, regret, rage, anguish, and betrayal… In White Rose, her seventh published collection, author Ami J. Sanghvi tries something a little bit different with her poetry. She breaks her own rules and dares to dare for something …

black lives matter resource lists
political blog

Donate: Organizations (#BlackLivesMatter)

So, you’re ready to donate. That’s great! Here’s a list of non-profit organizations currently taking donations. The *** indicates I have ongoing fundraisers for these organizations. Find more info at the bottom. Black/Black-Inclusive Non-Profit Organizations Reclaim the Block Campaign Zero The Racial Justice Network The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) The Marshall Project The Color …

author blog
author blog, lifestyle blog

My WASP Ex-Boyfriend Told Me I Was Overreacting

A few weeks before Trump was elected president, I told my essentially WASP ex-boyfriend of 2+ years (who I actually finally had to dump a week later for numerous reasons) that there would be a revolution in the next four years. He told me I was overreacting. On the actual night Trump was elected president, …

victim funds
author blog

Donate: Individual/Victim Funds (#BlackLivesMatter)

So, you’re ready to donate. That’s great! Here’s a list of individual/victim funds currently taking donations. Official George Floyd Memorial Fund George Floyd’s Daughter Fund The Breonna Taylor Fund The Ahmaud Arbery Fund The Regis Korchinski Fund The Jamee Johnson Fund The Trevor Belle Fund The Italia Kelley Fund The Maurice Gordon Fund The Support …

black lives matters petitions
author blog

Petitions: Where to Find Them, and Where to Sign Them (#BlackLivesMatter)

As promised, here’s a collection of petitions you can [and absolutely should] be signing right now. I’ll be updating this as I find more, and I’ll also be posting more resource lists on my website in the coming days/weeks/months/etc. If you’re searching for ways you can help or more places to find information, check back …

fundraiser girls education
author blog, lifestyle blog, lifestyle blogger

She’s the First (Birthday Fundraiser)

Nearly twenty-six years ago on July 24th, 1994, my Naani delivered me in an emergency home-birth situation and, as a result, saved my life. Last summer, on July 1st, 2019, she passed away with my mother and I directly by her side. It was difficult, but it also made our family’s mission and passion to …

author blog, lifestyle blogger

Be a REAL Ally; Don’t Tell Black People How to Feel About Being Systemically Murdered

Here’s your daily, not-so friendly reminder that we (white people/non-black PoC) do not get to tell black people how to feel, react, etc. to quite literally being murdered by the same officials sworn to protect us. That this is the norm in our nation, let alone happens at all, is entirely unconscionable. If you are …