Hey APC, my name is Tyra Hughes and I am a sophomore at West Orange High School. From a young age, I was surrounded by a heteronormative idea of love. In the movies I watched, to the books I read and even the relationships that my family members had, I had only ever seen love as being between a man and a woman. That lack of LGBT representation made it incredibly hard for me to understand and accept my sexuality as a sophomore in high school. Our society has always set straight as the default sexuality of the human race, and so when I first began to question my own…
This summer I had the privilege of sitting down and talking with Azuri Brown, 11, about her opinions on the word “tomboy”. We were able to unpack the word and assess what it means in our respective communities as well as in society as a whole. Click here to watch her interview!
A few months ago I had the pleasure of sitting down and talking with Diyaa on a range of subjects from being bi-sexual in her home country of Bangladesh, to using her privilege to be an ally to others around her. Click here to watch her interview! Music Credit: HookSounds.com
Hey, Afro Puff fam! We are proud to be launching a new video series called Dear Brown Girl where we’ll be discussing varying topics with girls of color around the world. The next few videos of the series will be centered around travel. Let us know what you think in the comments below and show us some love on social media with the #APCDearBrownGirl and #BrownGirlsTravel. Yours, Tyler Newman Music Credit: <a href=”https://www.hooksounds.com”>HookSounds.com</a>