The Creative

We’ve Always Been Here, Fighting | Poetry Foundation

For the past four years, I’ve edited Nepantla: A Journal Dedicated to Queer Poets of Color, published by Lambda Literary. In May, the journal appeared as a print anthology that surveys nearly 100 years of queer poets of color, beginning with the Harlem Renaissance. In celebration of Pride month, I’ve invited ten contributors from the book to […]

Healthcare & Wellness

‘It’s nothing like a broken leg’: why I’m done with the mental health conversation | The Guardian

TW: talk of self harm and suicide. It’s never been easier to open up – but hashtag healthcare doesn’t help people like me I am bleeding from the wrists in a toilet cubicle of the building I have therapy in, with my junior doctor psychiatrist peering over the top of the door, her lanyards clanking […]

Divergent News

DFCS sued over homicide drowning of autistic boy, 10, in DeKalb

The grandmother of Kentea Williams, an autistic 10-year-old allegedly drowned by his adoptive dad in DeKalb County, is suing the Division of Family Children Services for not properly handling previous claims of abuse. Source: DFCS sued over homicide drowning of autistic boy, 10, in DeKalb