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Bringing Sexy Mac! | Realizing potential through mentorships

April 23, 2015

A few weeks ago, I went to AWP (the American Writers and Writing Programs Conference and Bookfair) hosted at the Convention Center over two days. Hectic as huge conferences are, I spent the first day exhausted, anxious, self-conscious an...

Love Thy Neighborhood: Mpls. St. Paul Magazine’s Slight of Female Chefs

March 12, 2015

The much anticipated March Issue of Mpls. St. Paul Magazine - The Best Restaurants 2015 issue landed on store shelves with shock and awe. On the cover were 15 chefs from the 12 best restaurants Mpls. St. Paul Magazine named. Al...

Bringing Sexy Mac! Much Ado About Nipples

February 27, 2015

All those people who warned me were right: the winter out here is cold and worse, it’s dry. First my hair dried out, and then the skin on my knuckles and wrists turned scaly and red; my knees and elbows began to drink an un...

Bringing Sexy Mac! Personal affirmations for a bad day

February 20, 2015

I am feeling real bad today, although, to be honest, I’ve been having a bad few days. A week and a half, maybe, tops. It’s been one of those strange intervals of life when a lot more things have gone wrong than have gone...

The “North” Movement

February 6, 2015

Over the past few months, the “North” movement has gained much attention both within Minnesota and around the country. Pioneered by Andrew and Eric Dayton, Governor Dayton’s sons, the North movement is pushing the idea of...

Bringing Sexy Mac!: Star Trek and the idea of exclusive Utopia

February 6, 2015

During a daze of cut classes and late nights as a junior in high school, I marathoned through Star Trek: The Original Series. The speed at which I devoured it was due to how I loved the vision of the future proposed by the sh...

Love Thy Neighborhood: Lessons from St. Louis

December 5, 2014

This week I am publishing a more personal narrative than I typically do with this column. This piece is part of my comprehensive reflective portfolio as part of my Urban Studies Colloquium class this fall. For our portfolios we...

BRINGING SEXY MAC! A Loving TDoR

November 21, 2014

There is a certain solemn immediacy with which I pause over November 20, Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR). Started to memorialize the 1998 death of Rita Hester, a Black trans woman from Massachusetts, the texture of TDoR ha...

Love Thy Neighborhood

Love Thy Neighborhood

November 7, 2014

Bringing Sexy Mac! Destigmatizing pornography for the Internet generation

October 16, 2014

It’s time that we have the porn conversation. My goal for this column is not to suggest that one level of consumption of pornography is inherently better or worse than another. Rather, I’d like to ultimately suggest that we...

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