2018 “Losing/Choosing” #NewYearsEve Thoughts & Retrospection

2018 has been one of the most physically, psychologically and emotionally exhausting years of my life, in a life that has had many challenges and tragedies few know. There are many more issues I’m dealing with now health and otherwise, myself and my son, plus the normalization and tolerance of racist, homo/transphobia, apathy, lack of […]

Behind the Scenes of “Forget Winnetou!” Hindsight on Collaboration

The stories of indigenous peoples and other people of color have been misrepresented and usurped by white people since the invention of moving pictures. Yet no one is better equipped to tell their own stories than the peoples themselves. In my opinion, it is one of the most egregiously “passive” yet harmful ways indigenous peoples […]

What’s Going on? #Updates on #Documentary & The Journey of Living

So adjustment disorder is a thing? In addition to PTSD, anxiety, melancholia, depression and related disorders as diagnoses, all can be very different in people of color. It basically boils down to having lived a lifetime in other dominant societies who continually try to assimilate or control you to keep themselves comfortable, overtly/aggressively (verbal correction/admonishments, […]