BWNC x LGBTQX+ : “God Don’t Like That Gay Sh*t” by Sarina Lyons

So listen, no introductions, no slow lead in, I just wanna get straight to it. I’m high-key gay, gay af. Black, female, multi-racial, religious fanatic turned spiritualist, blah, blah, blah. Yes I’ve had boyfriends, I half-way planned a wedding to a man, grew up in the church over half my life, been told I just “haven’t met the right man,” all that shit, but still at the end of the day…I’m muh’fuckin gay okay? Back in the day growing up, I even dressed different at home then I did when…

Intentional Parenting by Ayana Conry

There is no rule book to being a parent. For most people, parenting styles are bits and pieces of our own experiences, wanting to (or not wanting to) emulate our parents, the influence of people that we love and trust, society and it’s expectations, and many other outside factors. What I’m realizing though is that parenting is more of an inside job. One thing I’m sure we can all agree on is that there never seems to be enough TIME. Between work, social relationships (romantic and platonic), side hustles, family,…

Hurricane Ida Reflections By YaYa

Ida no… It was the 3rd of September, a day I’ll always remember…cause that was the day, that Entergy finally turned my electricity back on. Sighs in humidity. Sixteen years to the date, the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, along comes Hurricane Ida. Louisiana and its fans (coughs in *visitors*) know these three things to be annual truths: 1) Mardi Gras will have you liquored up and on ya’ ass, 2) during the week of the Bayou Classic rivalry between Jags and GramFam: “ain’t no friends bih” …and last but not…

WOWBOOKANDTOY.COM BOOK REVIEW: A COMB OF WISHES (Children’s Lit)

BWNC BOOK REVIEWS: Hey! Sometimes we like a preview before we dive in and thanks to http://wowbookandtoy.com she has us covered! A Black Woman owned multicultural children’s book and toy store located on the beautiful Mississippi Gulf Coast! You can follow the page WOWBOOKANDTOY ON IG to learn more and support! ❤️ Book: A Comb Of Wishes • Genre: Children’s Lit Author: Lisa Stringfellow If Calypso was your favorite part about Pirates of the Caribbean, then you will absolutely love this book! “A Comb of Wishes” is the middle grade…