Category Archives: Woman Talk

A Moment of Reflection in Antigua

Antigua is my happy place. The imposing and picturesque volcanoes are alluring. They allow me to appreciate the power of nature, de la tierra. The climate is always moderate, so much so that they call it the land of eternal … Continue reading

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Dancing the Summer Away

Dancing is my little magic place. Not just any dancing. I mean sista girl, African-rooted, fierce gyration. I gave birth to my female essence prior to Shakira’s shake and Beyonce’s booty bounce. I wind my hips so well that I … Continue reading

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How to Keep the One You Love

1.) Make sure he/she loves you back. Love needs to be reciprocal and just because you love someone doesn’t mean they are obligated to love you in return. Be honest with yourself and determine whether this person is really deserving … Continue reading

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Tina Fakhrid-Deen 08/10 by Sippin on Ink | Blog Talk Radio

Check out yesterday’s interview with Anondra “Kat” Williams of Sippin on Ink. SOI explores all things LGBT oriented and I was honored to be included in the discussion. We had a great chat about the LGBT family, so tune in! … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day to all of you dedicated individuals that raise and uplift children (and adults) to their best selves with each unconditional breath. We honor you and know that parenting has always been more about love than gender. On … Continue reading

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The Safe Stud: Can gender-bending be a safety issue for women?

I was having a conversation with a friend about her baby sister who recently came out as lesbian. Although she was supportive of her sister being lesbian, she was concerned and frustrated that her sister was privately dressing and posturing … Continue reading

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Weary Bones and New Ways

Okay, another year has gone by with a few steps back and several leaps forward for me. Once again, I met Mr. December feeling tired, strained, lethargic, and stressed from the inside out. I had weird pimples, boils, dry hair, … Continue reading

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