Anthony teaching me to drum, DuPont Circle, Washington D.C., Summer 2015
I walk bare-chested because it makes me feel free, happy and empowered.
I want people to see this in my demeanor so they associate bare breasts with health and contentment.
I’ve been having a fascinating, on-going conversation with a multiracial social group about race and language. It has me thinking a lot about race and breasts. Equality, after all, means equality. All forms. All fronts.
Thinking back, I have had a far stronger positive response from people of color than from white people. A Pakistani couple in D.C. once stopped me to take pictures and ask questions. They were very nice and highly intelligent. They voiced strong support and we had a fascinating conversation about freedom.
African-American men have universally been polite, respectful and supportive. They have also expressed a lot of curiosity about how I have been treated both…
View original post 452 more words