Here’s the thing, arguing about Bert and Ernie doesn’t matter, because the truth is every single character on Sesame Street is queer.
Non binary icon.
Best friend is Snuffleupagus (an older gay man)
Lives in a very nice brown stone next to a popular trash can. AKA Lives in Chelsea which is next to Hell's Kitchen.
Created a new way to sing the alphabet.
A story: I was in the process of interviewing with a major company for a developer advocate position.
The director was very impressed with me.
Suddenly he went silent around the time a white woman on his team began smearing my reputation with the team because she was offended by how I speak about race, and because I asked her to not compare being a white Jewish woman to being a woman of color.
1. It keeps being asked: Why would anyone wait decades to publicly disclose sexual assault?
I know why. I can write this cause I wrestled with disclosure in years of writing my book A Mind Unraveled. Rather than wait til October book release, as Dr. Ford is slammed, I tell now..
2….I was raped in my twenties while incapacitated after an epileptic seizure. The injuries required me to seek medical attention at a hospital. The period in the emergency room was an emotional blur, of shutting down, of focusing on anything other than the attack…
If a white woman didn't write this i'd be shocked.
Is misogynoir an energy drink for white women? Serena and Alexis Ohanian are happy and they show it. And this is being painted as a supposed performance because ?? Are Black women who are happy somehow an inconvenience or a mystery to women like Heather Schwedel?