“Close the door. Write with no one looking over your shoulder. Don’t try to figure out what other people want to hear from you; figure out what you have to say. It’s the one and only thing you have to offer.”
Finding Long-Distance Love on Tinder
As a proud Gen-Zer, introvert since birth, and gay woman, it should come as no surprise that I met my current girlfriend on a dating app (Tinder) at the start of a pandemic.
Triple Threat: Being an LGBT+ Black Female (+ in a STEM Discipline)
In theatre, being a thriple threat means being able to sing, dance, and act. Although I did do theatre for a year in high school and have years of history earning gold stars on Just Dance, the only part of that criteria I meet is being able to act, and that's being generous to myself. For me, being a triple threat has nothing to do with my talents and more to do with my identity: Black, Lesbian, and Female.