So I flesh out that idea, and ask it: “why did you come to me? what can I do with you? what can I learn from you?”Read More
" I think having a community that can openly talk about shame, can name it, normalize it, and then confront it, is so important."
illustrated by Shay AlexiRead More
an underwear brand that makes boxer briefs for periods, not gender.
In these times my existence alone is an act of rebellion, & so perhaps that is why it reads as more political—but yesterday I wrote a poem about kissing a girl in a city I’m only now learning how to love, & it was not subversive or defiant or courageous. It was just a kiss. I must believe that too holds value.Read More
My resistance is my survival, and the work I do whether writing or illustrating is a way of healing myself and also giving healing and survival strength to other communities.Read More
"The answer is not one thing. The answer is not only empathy or compassion. It’s an infinite knotty, twisted combination of large truths that exists as a single dot, and then another, and another. All living things are capable of heightened listening."Read More
thread arts collective introduces a new interview series with an interview with award winning poet Dominique ChristinaRead More