Reflecting on the Challenges of Telling Femme, Black, Queer Stories
In writing for TV, I’m committed to doing what I can to wave the Black-femme-boy flag. We deserve to be heroes.
fastidiousSoap Opera DigestAnother WorldThe Bold and the BeautifulThis boy is turning into a sissy.
I’m a man, and you’re a faggot.
In Living Color
Menace II Society Carlito’s WayFamily MattersParty of Five
Revenge of the NerdsMannequinIn Living Color
too tootoo The Office Everybody Hates Chris
PoseA Strange Loop
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For me, homosexuality is an invitation to opt out, to abstain from the trappings of heteronormativity, a gift of eternal boyhood.
I was leaving femininity behind, grateful to have an example like my grandpa to grow toward.