Don’t Play that Song: Meditations on my Mother, Beautiful Mistakes, and Sounds of a Queer Childhood

The first time I heard Aretha Franklin sing, my mama danced freely and carelessly, looking like something unrestrained, like a body with no fear. And she left me in wonder. I had been avidly watching Disney Channel's "Sister, Sister," a show centered on seperated-at-birth twins played by Tia and Tamara Mowry. During one episode in… Continue reading Don’t Play that Song: Meditations on my Mother, Beautiful Mistakes, and Sounds of a Queer Childhood