Black Girl Magic

Three years ago, I was introduced to dapperQ, a platform of resistance and visibility for queer, masculine presenting, and trans-identifying individuals. I had never seen anything like it! Nor did I realize that this digital safe space, which empowered queer style and menswear, would change my life forever. Just one month after launching She’s A…

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OUT in Toronto

When you receive a call from Out Magazine on a Friday night asking if you’d like to visit “The Six” in a week in partnership with Tourism Toronto what do you do? Me: Cheese smile, says thank you 10 times, does a happy dance, and runs to the girlfriend like ‘babe guess what?!’ You know…

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Out Magazine Panel

Hey all, I have quickly transitioned into more public speaking and activism, which has lead me to expanding my activism opportunities. Once a year, OUT Magazine hosts its annual National Sales Conference for their LA and NY teams who oversea editorial and other areas. This sales conference is an event where brainstorming and best practices…

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The Road Ahead with Genesis

My Pastor always says “speak your dreams into existence and make the universe adjust to what it is you want.” It’s always been my hope to work with a car company. Amazingly so, just a few weeks ago Genesis reached out to me. If video were there to capture my reaction it would go something like this……

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dapperQ Presents: Youth Pop-Up Fashion Show

This New York Pride 2017 I had the honor and privilege of partnering with dapperQ (a queer style and empowerment website). dapperQ partnered with Target to produce a Youth Pop-up Fashion (for young adults ages 18-21) as part of NYC Pride’s 2017 inaugural Youth Pride event. The show consisted of 10 young LGBQT+ youth of…

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Long Island Pride

Last October I attended Las Vegas Pride courtesy of Caesar’s Palace. I had no idea that Las Vegas even celebrated Pride with/and such a large community.  Allies, brands, and supporters galore were part of the festivities. Just a few months ago it got me to thinking that I’d love to be that person to bridge…

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South by Southwest

This past month has been a journey and what better way to end it then with my first ever trip to SxSW. When my good friend Anita Dolce Vita (the Editor in Chief of dapperQ.com) invited me to join her at SxSW – I didn’t hesitate. My last trip to Austin was in 2006 during…

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Exploring Pride with Caesars Palace

Hey all, I’ve been receiving a lot of questions since my trip to Las Vegas. My apologies for taking so long to put this recap together, but I captured so much content which made it even harder to narrow in on the best way to tell the story. By now, you should know that I…

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Equality Forward

T-Shirt (Human Rights Campaign) • Denim Shirt (A|X) • Jeans (Zara) • Watch • Shades (Ray-Ban) • Sneakers (Call It Spring) I was what you call a late bloomer. I didn’t fully grasp or realize that I was a lesbian until I was 20. It’s as if I was always going along with the social norms of a…

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