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“Being a southern queer person of color means I am fulfilling legacies of survival; it means I am honored and blessed every day with the resilience of my peoples’ and my region’s history. It means that I am constantly learning how to be a better person in the face of opposition — my life is dedicated to love and compassion, for myself and for others. And it means I’m damn fierce.”

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Posted by on February 17th, 2013 at 10:00 am

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2 Responses to “Fulfilling”

  1. Anonymous

    While it is not wonderful that southern folks of these qualities–queer, poc, etc…–experience so much opposition, it is wonderful to see someone from this background taking such a life-affirming perspective! I am a trans* person from the south, and it’s very easy to feel isolated and like everything is just not worth it–that your way of being is invalid. Thanks for brightening my day with your pragmatic optimism and strong spirit.


  2. Anonymous

    You sound awesome and this picture is great.


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