Be nice to the whites, they need you to rediscover their humanity.– Desmond Tutu, October 1984 (via farhaaan)
The American idea of racial progress is measured by how fast I become white.– James Baldwin, “On Language, Race, and the Black Writer” (via ethiopienne)
omnivincitamor asked: I most definitely will! I told my partner and she is soo looking forward to seeing you perform as well :) Nos vemos muy pronto!
Anonymous asked: "Cuentos" had me smiling and crying. Thank you.
Cuentos That I Carry In My Skin By: Yosimar Reyes
Today I am choosing to share an excerpt from a Keynote I did this weekend for the Expressions Not Suppresion Conference in Fresno. I was blessed to speak with all these cute little queers about where I come from. Check it out. Its kinda long but that way you learn for asking me to write something hehe. For the many of you that don’t know me. My name is Yosimar Reyes. I am a poet, storyteller,...
The crisis facing men is not the crisis of masculinity, it is the crisis of...– bell hooks (via awenchlikeme)
The word JOTO still has some violent undertone to me but I’m learning that most...– Yosimar Reyes