‘Zola’ Sets Out a Clear Line Between Sex Work and Sex Trafficking that you won’t Forget

“Zola, although it’s fun, and you’re laughing and there’s music, dancing, underneath it’s like, ‘Oh, this is her processing her trauma through something’ that was actually a very dangerous situation.” Joi McMillon, Editor of the film ‘Zola’ The film Zola tells the story of a black girl of the same name (played by Taylour Paige) who is lured into a bizarre road trip by her new friend … Continue reading ‘Zola’ Sets Out a Clear Line Between Sex Work and Sex Trafficking that you won’t Forget

Facing Race Day 1 Recap

I didn’t realize that I was considered an activist until a few years ago.  It was brought to my attention when I was invited to speak at the 2016 Facing Race National Conference over four years ago. The bi-annual conference brings together community organizers from across the country to discuss how to implement racial as well as gender equity and sustainability practices, which stretches into … Continue reading Facing Race Day 1 Recap

That Time When The Blerd Galaxy Board was On a SDCC Panel

Remember that time when the Blerd Galaxy Board members were on an SDCC panel with Jules Rivera and Camilla Zhang? Well, we were interviewed by CNN reporter Chris Morrow after the panel. Our interview posted weeks later. We found it and now we are sharing it with you. Listen as Vanee, Marqueeda, Regine, and Jonita joined by Jules and Camilla, all talk about Race, Gender, … Continue reading That Time When The Blerd Galaxy Board was On a SDCC Panel