Tagged gender

Dyke

You can call me Alex or Alexandra The first time I said I liked girls my voice brokeEveryone turned to me as if I had cursed at the dinner tableMy mother told me to go take a shower and think about it But mom, you can’t wash off who you areAnd yes, I have been thinking about itA lot In a small town news spreads like wildfireI was the walking disappointment in the middle of town squareI had been reduced to it till I was purged of this evil that threatened to claim my soulNo one would sit next to me in classAnd…

Le Leyanda Mestiza

Dreams of Anzaldua staring at me, Channeling my destruction, de que? The interrogation of assumption Validating a world for most complacent The realities are tangible and often serene Mis suenos Mi cuerpo A justification that is omniscient inevitable morena Anzaldua You, I, reach an utopia an epitome for gender deconstruction A mestiza anatomy esto es todo lo quiero suenos dream and I dream an insurgence to intersections I will venture but never leave los mayas los aztecas y los mexica todos los grita “Fuck you i won’t do what u tell me” por que? ya basta ya tu sabes el…

Response to Sean’s Letter: we call bullshit

This letter is merely an empty letter, a clear public relations statement so that, god forbid, you don’t actually look guilty of doing something wrong.  If you really believe in what you said and that this is sufficient, you clearly still do not get it. Your words are that of an entitled man that minimizes your actions. This is a clear statement of denial. “no one has the right to engage in any conduct that is or has the appearance of domestic violence.” This is absolutely disrespectful and is in fact domestic violence. Oh and by the way……. We will…