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My First Impressions of Elder Scrolls Online (#WritingInspo)

I was asked a little while ago to talk about some of the things that inspire me, my art, and my writing. I was actually planning to start doing so, but then a major moment in the #BlackLivesMatter movement occurred and allyship took the center stage in my life and, therefore, on my blog. As …

fair and lovely
author blog

Southeast Asians for Black Lives: Knowing the Difference Between Colorism and Racism, and Why It Matters (#BLM)

As Lupita Nyong’o told BBC Newsnight just last year, “[colorism] is the daughter of racism [in] a world that rewards lighter skin over darker skin.” Now, don’t get me wrong; I’ve seen my fellow Southeast Asians doing their best to rally. The issue is that, unfortunately, many of us struggle to think beyond ourselves. This …

why petitions are important
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Petitions [and Social Media] are Actually Effective in a Revolution; Here’s Why

For anyone who hasn’t heard yet (though you really should have by now), they’re finally reopening the case of Elijah McClain’s murder! Why? Because of all the signatures his petition(s) received! This is wonderful news! However, this is also in direct contradiction to all the rumors floating around that petitions and social media are useless …

black trans lives matter
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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 Justin Carpenter (In Need Trans/NB Artist with Disabilities) | Instagram: @grotessk Top Surgery for Natalie | Instagram: @catalinaa.bby Street Legal Safety Gear for Trans Humans LGBTQIA Black/Black-Inclusive Non-Profit Organizations The Emergency Release Fund The Black LGBTQIA Therapy Fund The …

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 …

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
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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 …