Weave in the time of Coronavirus

Written by Penelope Farthing March 10th was International Wig Day. I’m a few days late and a dollar short, but this topic is still somewhat importan...

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Dan Gasby might as well have killed B Smith #RIP

This is another super long post. I am sorry, but I could not keep my thoughts to 1000 words. As per usual, read the whole thing before you come for my...

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Diony and William: We Get Through It Together, Part 2

Diony and William share about the ups and downs of their family, and how their relationship has progressed. I hope you enjoy reading their story. &nbs...

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My thoughts on Symone Sanders vs. Protester

Written by Penelope Farthing Last year, Karine Jean-Pierre put herself in between a male protester and then-presidential hopeful Kamala Harris. Histor...

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This Week in Violence Against Black Women

Written by Penelope Farthing You know what seems to be cool in the Internet streets? Recording black women getting disrespected and uploading it for t...

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Should Celebrities Be Outed After Death?

I’m watching Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez on Netflix, and at around the 47min and 30 seconds mark Aaron Hernandez is outed as Gay or B...

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Eating Disorders Are NOT for Black Girls

For National Eating Disorder Awareness Week (March 2-8), I wanted to discuss eating disorders as it pertains to black women and girls. Black Women don...

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Not Dating Bisexual Men Does Not Make Black Women Homophobic or Biphobic

Disclaimer: This post is a long one. If you are going to start frothing at the mouth because you read the title and a few paragraphs, please save your...

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Snoop, Gayle, and why pimping IS easy

Written by Penelope Farthing Important Author’s Note: As I’ve referred to before, I’ve been experiencing quite a bit of writing burnout lately. ...

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Sorry; Meghan Markle is Not Your Mule.

It seems that black women are at it again to police black women and their derivatives on how to be good little social justice warriors for “the ...

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2000’s Fashions That are Making a Comeback...

Written by Saran Lawson You may want to hit the gym early because they’re trying to make us wear low riders again. I know what a few people are sayi...

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Pink Pill for College Girls: Alone is not an insult!

Written by Penelope Farthing Maybe you’ve seen it before. Someone is talking to you about a rough patch they are going through with their partner. I...

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