What is “woke” and are right-wing personalities destroying its meaning the way a dad destroys their children’s lives by using words like “fresh,” “bling,” or “yeet?”
I was really happy to see my colleague Vic Rodriguez interview Johnny Haught about his defending Drag Story Hours. Before this became culture war territory, I used to attend Drag Story Hour with my family in Queens and I’m proud of my old neighborhood for defending it. The full story is on the BE Substack newsletter and my accompanying illustration hopefully alludes to the Salem Witchcraft Trials, as well as how following conventional steps in life is not for everyone, as evidenced in The Giving Tree. Take care of yourself and I’ll talk to you Monday.
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