Monthly Archives: December 2012

CHRISTMAS EXPOSED

The Onion presents Christmas Exposed By The Onion Reviewed by Jorge Antonio Vallejos For the past two years I’ve been reviewing Christmas based books by queer men making a farce out of the Holiday Season: You Better Not Cry by … Continue reading

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AFTER THE SHOOTINGS: A POEM BY QWO-LI DRISKILL

After the Shootings Quanneapague, December 14, 2012 By Qwo-Li Driskill The names of children sharp needles of loss we use to suture the gash of memory that rises from Potatuck land the story bleeds onto us shouts rapid fire crumples … Continue reading

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DECEMBER 17: INTERNATIONAL DAY TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST SEX WORKERS

Today is the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers.   Here is a poem I wrote for sex workers: White Van. Watch, SHARE, Tweet, be an ally. Subscribe to the Black Coffee Poet YOUTUBE Channel: 140 videos: Poetry, … Continue reading

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VLOG: SUBMIT A LETTER OR OPINION EDITORIAL TO BCP

This past Monday I wrote about submitting Letters and Opinion Editorials to blackcoffeepoet.com.  That same day I received a beautiful letter from a loyal Calgary reader: Embracing Diversity. I encourage you to submit a Letter or Op Ed to my … Continue reading

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EMBRACING DIVERSITY: LETTER FROM A CALGARY READER

Monday December 10, 2012 Dear Jorge Antonio Vallejos aka Black Coffee Poet,  My letter addresses the need to embrace diversity within the individual. Only after diverse individuality, and individual diversity, is cultivated can social justice begin.  As a recent graduate … Continue reading

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SUBMIT A LETTER OR AN OPINION EDITORIAL TO BCP!!!

Monday December 10, 2012 Dear Readers, Do you have something to say about activism, academia, blackcoffeepoet.com, current events, literature, life, or politics?  Is there something on your mind that mainstream media is not covering?  Have you written something that has … Continue reading

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A POEM BY CHRYSTOS FOR THE FORGOTTEN WOMEN OF DECEMBER 6TH

Hundreds of candlelight vigils were held yesterday for the 14 white women that were killed by Marc Lepine in 1989.  It was a horrible, sexist, misogynist killing.   Thousands of Aboriginal Women, Women of Colour, Queer Women, Disabled Women, Transgender … Continue reading

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