In the white spaces through which I move, I am invisible and painfully visible at the same time.
We strike while the iron is hot. This is why all activism, all movements, must be intergenerational. We have to learn from previous mistakes.
"The woman occupied a one-room dwelling at the very end of an alley, where the sunlight never quite reached."
"I had a conversation with a man who wanted to know about my work. He began by asking if it was ‘collectable’."
"I am the person that people move away from on the bus. I am the person that cops stop for no reason."
"Being half car, half woman, the woman in the green Bugatti was compact enough to drive wherever she wanted."
Temi Wilkey exults in the elasticity of sexuality, reflecting the fluid experience of drag back onto her waiting audience.
"The female gays were quite young. Well, they didn’t look old yet."
Rob could we speak now?
It feels like it’s been a timeless century,
my heart overgrown with lichen and green moss.
"I began writing to all the people I admired in the industry: I wanted to talk to them about disabled actors."
"Rebecca spots Elizabeth’s name on the corner of a church pew. She is startled, yes, but not surprised."