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The Eye Exam

“You’re not African American?”

He stares. “Not at all?”

He squints. “Not even partly?”


The Girl, The Well, The Ring

If you first see yourself in a host of ghosts, what does it mean to live despite that?


My Own Private Idaho

Their presence, as out gay boys, created a space and time where there was seemingly none in my life.


Negrita

She is a history of black girlhood distilled by time and brutality.


Miss Girl Who Couldn’t 1997

I was convinced that if I just played the part right, I would be okay, I would be one of the girls.


After the Honeymoon Phase

To me, Lifetime movies were like fables: fantastical two-hour tales that imparted important morals to live by.