My first screenwriting gig, a skateboarding chimpanzee, and a hospital cancer ward.
How Patriarchy Has Fucked Up Your Priorities
The works of June Jordan, Albert Camus, and Edward Said reveal the power of voice in literature.
“I want you to believe every single word I say, but don’t be fooled—I’m using lies to convince you.”
“The problem with fame is not its rarity; it’s that it is out of our control.”
I witnessed how easily art might braid to politics, how easily fellowship might inspire movement.
“All the world is a mosque for a believer.”
I thought I had to make myself smaller, quieter, in order to survive.
“Love is not contingent on taking abuse.”
“I channel the dancer, the musician, choreographing space, orchestrating time.”
When men create characters based on themselves, they are innovative; when women do it, they’re shaming their families.