4 Reasons Why Black Queer Men Code-Switch

This week, The Advocate, a popular LGBT publication, posted an article about Insecure's newest ostensibly gay character, Ahmal (Issa's brother), and code-switching. When I seen the article come across my feed, I was glad that someone was finally addressing it. When I first saw the episode, I clocked the code-switching immediately and just knew that… Continue reading 4 Reasons Why Black Queer Men Code-Switch

So I Know I Said I Was #TeamLawrence, But Uhhh…

(Warning: If you have not watched last night's episode of Insecure (S2, E1), STOP here, go watch it, then come back) The debate on Black Twitter since the season 1 finale is a debate surrounding Lawrence's character. He is a "good guy" or not. After last night's season 2 premiere, those lines are becoming a… Continue reading So I Know I Said I Was #TeamLawrence, But Uhhh…

I Love You Issa, but I’m Team Lawrence [SPOILERS]

The new hit HBO series, Insecure, has just wrapped on Sunday and the internet is going crazy. If you're unfamiliar with Insecure, it is a steaming pile of hot, dirty, hilarious, messy mess. Created by Black superheroes Issa Rae and Larry Wilmore, they tell a compelling story of best friends Issa and Molly as they stumble through life.… Continue reading I Love You Issa, but I’m Team Lawrence [SPOILERS]