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© 2019 by Erma BreAnn.

Ten years ago, when I came out labeling yourself was a monumental moment in the coming out process. Placing yourself in a category helped others decide how to interact with you. It's like heteronormative gender roles but for lesbians. Over the years those around me have labeled me everything from st...

It almost feels like a lifetime ago when I was sitting on the computer in my parents home connecting with the gays through the internet. I was chatting with queers from the other side of the country in neon green and bright purple so I would stand out. We had communities within this social network a...

Yesterday was International Women’s Day. I felt like a member of the club on one hand, and on the other I felt very much on the outside. Identifying as a woman is almost out of respect to the way I was raised and the connection I have with women, in particular Black women. I do an extra finger snap...

"What are your intentions with my daughter?" What a famous question.

I don't expect every woman to fall in love with me. In fact, they haven't. Which makes it difficult to answer, “Why have you been single for seven years?” Since I am so wonderful, it is quite baffling for me to be single. The truth...

When I came up with the title of my blog, I was pretending to take notes during a meeting. I was also talking shit because, hey, I was bored. I had a revelation, I'm a little bitchie. So as I doodled and scribbled, the words flowed through my brain like magic. When I wrote down, Basic, Bad, & Bitchi...

Onto queerer things. I’m a basic lesbian/queer person. I have an unapologetic habit of only watching movies or television shows which feature lesbians and/or queers. This obsession has lead me to watch many television shows and movies; some even in foreign languages because I’m that invested in my a...

I am a believer in the idea we all have some level of anxiety. We all deal with our issues differently but anxiousness, I believe, is universal. Although, how anxiety affects a person's life and emotions is unique. Understanding an individual’s reaction to anxiety is hard because it’s different and...

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