I’m so sick of stories of Black gay kids dying.
I mean, I’m sick of stories of Black people dying in general, but I’m specifically sick and tired of seeing children…literal children…being brutalized or brutalizing themselves because adults can’t get their shit together. I’m sick of having to speak these children’s names before they get old enough to see their names on a diploma. I’m sick of people asking why “sexuality is being forced” on kids while stuff like this exists. I’m sick of Black kids being unable to find community in Black spaces or outside of them just because of who they are. Most of all, I’m sick of people acting like this isn’t a problem.Read More