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Stories By LGBTQIA+ Vocal Creators & The Perfect Songs To Go With Them
Every time a new challenge is announced on Vocal that interests me, I jump at the chance to enter. That's the logical thing to do, right? And the most recent challenge that asked Vocal+ members to create a Pride Playlist seemed right up my alley considering that my playlists are full of songs by LGBTQIA+ artists. So I did what anyone would do in that moment and submitted my entry.
D.C. in July
Does July beckon to dreamers at night? Do trains only keep explorers waiting? Standing still in thick air and soft moonlight,
A Mother's Love in Her Mother Tongue
“If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his own language, that goes to his heart.” ‒Nelson Mandela
The pitter patter of rain on my window reminded me of you Lazy afternoons in bed and movies that watched us Turning the radio down to see through blurred windshields
Things I’ve Had To Tell My Black Nephew While Taking a Walk
“Don’t move your arms so much.” “Don’t stop there.” “Don’t walk so far ahead of me.” “Don’t make eye contact with that man.”
Color Me Alive
I watched the world burn in a blaze of fiery red Hatred smoldering against a pitch black sky of smoke Harsh on the eyes and harsh on the heart.
90s Fashion Would Make Harry Potter So Much Better
Back in January, the internet was abuzz with rumors about a Harry Potter TV series that was allegedly supposed to be released on HBO Max. As a potterhead myself, I couldn't contain my excitement and started imagining how much more accurate a TV series could be than the movies. But it also got me thinking how much more accurate the books could have been.
Sorting "The Voice" Coaches/Judges Into Hogwarts Houses
2021 is a big year for The Voice as it celebrates its twentieth season on TV and its tenth year in existence. Since its inception in 2011, it has brought many memorable moments to households all across the U.S. As a singing competition show, it's always fun to watch the performances and hear the contestants' stories and maybe even play along by building our own virtual teams using the Voice app. But the thing that has made the show last as long as it has, isn't just the amazing new talents that are discovered, but also the banter and friendly competition between the celebrity coaches. And this season, the commentary and arguments from the judges' panel have been even more entertaining than usual.