LBGT Rainbows

A Transgender’s Horrid High School Story

At the bottom of this page, you will find a link to a story about a transgender man names Casey Hoke, who went through some horrid harassment during his time at DuPont Manual High School, right here in the heart of Louisville Metro.

He was a senior back in 2015 when his principal, Jerry Mayes, saw him coming out of the men’s bathroom, confronted him, and began questioning him about things that were honestly none of the principals business!

The article is gut wrenching, if I do say so myself. I instantly became full of anger. First of all, if you see a ‘problem’ with a student, you take it up with the students parents, you don’t take matters into your own hands and begin questioning things in their personal life, I don’t care how old the student is.

But it doesn’t stop there. He did more than ask the student what procedures he’s had on his genitalia, — yeah you heard me correctly, he asked those kinds of questions— he also had multiple meetings with his teachers regarding the subject, even though they were already aware of Casey’s situation, due to the fact that an article about his story was posted in the school board a couple of years prior.

When asked by Casey, why any of this would concern him, all he was able to mumble out was “if I get into trouble because of you…”

excuse my French, but how fucking disgusting are we trying to be in the year 2017? Or even 2015??? Plus, if everyone literally knew about it since his freshman year and hasn’t complained, then where would the problem be? Besides in your own small minded brain? …

Anyways, In this article, you will also see that the principal also called teachers “cute” little pet names, even after they asked him not to, which made said teachers feel very uncomfortable. And let’s not even dig into the fact that he strongly opposed Manual’s Black Student Union & Gay Straight Transgender Alliance, but made sure to take full credit for.

If you ask me, I think this so called principal should be let go. He overstepped many boundaries within a single year of holding his position. He doesn’t deserve the title. He clearly has some issues he needs to work out before taking on such a big responsibility of making sure a building full of students and teachers are all well taken care of.

I’m very happy to help spread Casey’s word and to help bring light to the situations we face here in Louisville.

I had my own incidents in middle and high school, so I know it’s bigger than one school or one person. Time for Louisville to step into the new millennium.

http://dearjcps.com/manual-alumnus-using-my-voice-to-help-others/

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News & Politics

Hartford not so Innocent

I’m sure everyone has heard about the poor young woman who was constantly terrorized at her university dorm.

It happened just a couple of days ago and it has already taken the internet by storm!

Imagine going to school to further your life and future career with other young adults who have the same ambitions, & end up being so disrespected, discriminated, and degraded solely based on the color of your skin. That’s what happened to poor Chennel Rowe.

Every day, her racist ass roommate, Brianna Brochu, terrorized her by wiping her used tampons on her belongings, unleashing her bodily fluids on her belongings, etc., and was even stupid enough (thank god) to post it all over her Instagram page.

That’s one thing I love about these stupid criminals, they always out themselves… isn’t God great?! Karma always wins.

It’s sad that poor Chennel couldn’t defend herself, but that’s also the beauty. She didn’t have to jeopardize her future for some dumb, immature, racist little girl. Karma handled that situation for her.

I sincerely hope that miss Chennel knows that there are thousands of people who are on her side! I am one that stands with you! Don’t let this dummy derail you from your goals! You do you girl!

I hope little miss racist gets her full sentence. She deserves everything that comes her way.

Posted below are some screenshots and more information regarding the topic.

Let me know what you think!

News & Politics

A Sunday Breach

Yesterday, two things happens across the globe.

The fist was a beautiful march in London, where thousands of muslims marched to denounce Islam and terrorism.

What really moves me is that, this in fact shows that just because a small group of people in an organization is bat shit crazy, doesn’t mean everyone in said organization is crazy. But what also saddens me is, the fact that this can be viewed by the entire world, seeing thousands of muslims who clearly stand on our side and are against terrorism, yet the entire world will still view all muslims as terrorists.

Which brings me to the horrific part of Sunday. Here in the USA, in Las Vegas, Nevada, a WHITE middle aged man went on a massive killing spree during a Jason Aldean concert. Jason Aldean is a famous country singer for those of you who are unaware.

What’s crazy and heartbreaking about this whole scenario, apart from the 50+ lives taken and the 100+ injured, is that this man, a long with all the other WHITE TERRORISTS in the past, won’t actually be seen or labeled as a terrorist, but instead will be called crazy, or mentally challenged, or some BS title to protect them due to their white skin. It absolutely sickens me how this world works.

Thousands of Muslims can march on our side – still labeled terrorists.

White men go on killing sprees – never a terrorist.

🤔🤔🤔 someone please tell me that I’m not crazy. Thoughts on this topic?

News & Politics

Hurricane Harvey

On August 25th of 2017, hurricane Harvey, the first major atlantic hurricane of the season, touched the Texas land as a category 4 tropical storm. It has caused massive devastation to the city of Houston, as well as other surrounding cities along the southeastern coast, such as Galveston & Corpus Christi. It will even travel to parts of Louisiana, such as Lafayette. But thankfully, I think it will be safe to say that New Orleans will dodge this one.
12 years ago, Louisiana saw major devastation when hurricane Katrina hit, & now we are seeing the same destruction in Texas. Much like Louisiana, specifically New Orleans, Houston is low-lying with a lot of bayous & prone to flooding.
There’s been so much focus on the city of Houston, that it sincerely bothers me because other cities got hit first. A part from Corpus Christi & Galveston, Missouri City, Rockport, Edna, & Victoria were also hit. There are thousands of Texans without power along the coast. There are at least 15 deaths so far in the USA, as well as 1 in Guyana. God be with everyone who has been devastated by this tropical storm.
A good friend of mine, Cassandra, lives in San Antonio, & thankfully she has stated that there has been very little rain so far, & that their biggest issue was medium to high winds.
Harvey started developing on August 17th, to the east of the Lesser Antilles, which began crossing through the Windward Islands, passing just south of Barbados & Saint Vincent. It just passed Columbia to the north when it entered the Caribbean Sea. It then became the category 4 tropical hurricane, before hitting Rockport, Texas on the 25th.
In Honduras, a green alert was issued for the Atlántida, Islas de la Bahía, Colón, Cortés, Gracias a Dios, Olancho, and Yoro departments. About 7.87 in of precipitation was expected along the coast, while inland areas were forecast to receive 2.76 to 3.15 in of rain. This matters to me because this is where my dad’s family is located.
A wide range of the eastern world has dealt with the wrath of Harvey. I again, hope and pray that everyone remain safe while the devastation continues, & may the ones that lost their lives rest easy in peace.

News & Politics

White Washing Nazi

On Saturday, August the 12th, the world would meet its rip in history. This day held the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, which was a white nationalist movement. Within minutes of the noon start time, police had the rally dispersed, but it didn’t end quickly enough, as there were many clashes between rally-goers and counter-protestors, & we mustn’t forget about the torch lit pre-rally march, which was held Friday night, that descended into violence.

During this white nationalist march, a Nazi sympathizer drove a car into a crowd of counter-protestors, killing one and injuring nineteen.

The woman killed in the crash was a 32 year old paralegal, named Heather Heyer. It’s very interesting that a woman who spends every day of her life standing up for people who can’t be heard, was at a rally, counter-protesting for all of the Americans who continue to go unheard. I hope she rests in heavenly peace.
Her murderer, you know, the 20 year old scum from Ohio that rammed his car into a crowd of people, James Alex, was charged with second degree murder.

The scene in the white house is almost as disgusting as the weekend rally. It literally took Trump two days to say anything regarding the topic, & when he did, he didn’t even give condolences or even speak the name of the poor woman that lost her life. He did, however, blame the left just as much as the right, saying that the counter-protestors were the violent ones… Yeah, it made me stumble too.
His excuse for taking so long to even speak on the topic was that he wanted to gather all of the facts before making a remark about it, which is hysterically funny, since he has never waited to gather any facts or evidence before opening his nasty mouth.

When I watched the video of the rally, it really began to set in that this is happening on our own soil. It’s no longer watching videos to see the violence overseas, now it’s just as simple as stepping outside and witnessing it all in your backyard, and that’s quite scary, like, legitimately scary. I think we will have another civil war before we have WWIII.

A lot of celebrities and well known people, like New York City Housewife, Carole Radziwill, are very unhappy with the 45th, & are not holding back what they have to say. Even the Supreme Court had a few choice words. It really is sickening how the 45th acts, & people still respect him.

God be with us all.

News & Politics

No Americans in North Korea

After confirmation was received about the death Otto Warmbier, who was a 22 year old university student that became a North Korean detainee and prisoner while visiting in January 2016, the Trump administration put a travel ban on all US citizens from traveling to North Korea, according to The Associated Press.

Mr. Warmbier died due to the conditions he was put through in the North Korean prison.

It was set to take place around the end of July.

A lot of people have mixed feelings about the ban, some being pleased with the rules set in place, while others feel as if it's a kind of control. But I personally think, and I can't believe I'm actually going to say this, that this is a good move from Trump.

He recognized what took place, what happened to a poor 22 year old boy, and set up fortifications to help protect his citizens.

Now, with that being said, with all of this back and forth going on between North Korea & every country, it's really going to be just a matter of time before WWIII kicks off.

It would be miraculous if someway, somehow, a truce could be called. But that would call for these two men who act like grown ass babies to really sit down and have an intellectual conversation.

News & Politics · Reality Snapbacks

George Romero: A Legend Lost

History of a Legendary Icon

It brings me great sadness to say that the Godfather of the dead, George Romero, has passed away. I know this is no longer news, as he passed away on the 16th of July. But I cannot go without speaking of this legend.

I’m sure everyone knows Mr. Romero from the gruesome horror genre, specifically his classic zombie films. His first original 1968 classic, Night of the Living Dead, shocked the nation worldwide. When he made the film, he never expected the kind of excitement & publicity the film received, & that’s when his life changed.

After the New York native graduated from the University in 1960, he began doing film projects, such as short segments and commercials. Romero, along with 9 of his friends, formed Image Ten Productions in the late 1960s, and then went to work on filming Night of the Living Dead, which he shot in Pennsylvania. The king of horror went on to direct upward of 20 films during his lifetime, including: The Crazies, Dawn of the Dead, Day of the Dead, Creepshow, Two Evil Eyes, Bruiser, and many more. For the first 15 years of his career, Romero directed, wrote, edited, & acted in all of his films.

Mr. Romero was also an exceptional writer. Many writings were movie tie-ins or forewords. But Romero also wrote articles for DC Comics from 2004-2005, & for Marvel Comics from 2014-2015. His last writing was called Nights of the Living Dead, which came out this year.

Romero left a whole legacy behind. Back in 2010, Romero was interviewed for the BBC documentary A History of Horror. Romero is known as the “Godfather of the Dead” along with the “father of the zombie films”. Romero paved the way, & holds high influence for numerous filmmakers & artists.

I am sad to say that Romero passed away in his sleep, after a long & aggressive battle with lung cancer. He was surrounded by his third wife, Suzanne Desrocher, & daughter, Tina Romero.

Personal Thoughts & Feelings

It really breaks my heart to know that Mr. Romero passed away. He was a big icon to me alone, & a huge influence in my life. I literally grew up watching his films. My great grandparents, god rest their souls, used to have the original Night of the living dead on VHS, & I would literally watch it every time I went out there. They lived in the outskirts of Louisville, so it really used to scare me! Also, when I would spend the night at my grandfather’s house, I would always watch the second and third installments, Dawn & Day of the Dead. When I grew older, it became routine for my grandfather & I to see his new installments, such as Land of the Dead, Diary & Survival of the Dead. In case you haven’t noticed, I am a real zombie fan, & of course, it’s all thanks to Mr. George Romero. The horror genre and films alone will never be the same without George. He was a real legend & we cannot say it enough.

It also saddens me that, in May of this year; Romero announced his newest zombie installment: Road of the Dead. The story is set on an island where zombie prisoners race cars in a modern-day Coliseum for the entertainment of wealthy humans. Romero was the second director to this film, which makes this the first zombie film that he didn’t direct himself, but now the status of the film is unknown. Three days before his passing, on July 13th, they released the first poster for the film.

News & Politics

Amber and Piers: Nudity vs Feminism 

Twitter is an infamous site to get all the celebrity tea and drama. It’s like a live version of reality and it doesn’t even cost a penny. Just three days ago, Amber Rose and Piers Morgan let it all hang out! 

I guess you could say that Morgan initiated it by giving his opinion, which there’s nothing wrong with. Here’s the tweets between the two!


The ratchet & disrespect was real! But I honestly felt like Piers was holding it down! He even through a little bit of shade. 😂 

If you’ve seen Amber’s bare photo – which anyone with any social media accounts surely have – then you can see what all the discussion is about!

I’ve seen a lot of reports from feminism magazines bashing Piers, saying he was attacking Amber and bashing her. 

I do understand that everyone is entitled to their opinion, but I respectfully call bs on the matter. He didn’t do anything wrong except give his opinion while stating that women shouldn’t have to bare all just to feel empowered, and I agree. 

Do you honestly think showing your 🐱 on the internet is going to make people respect you and give you power? 

Piers even shares this letter that Pop singer, Pink wrote:


I do feel that we as grown adults can do whatever we please with our lives. Amber can spread it for the world to see, do you boo. She’s clearly got the money and fame, so she outranks a lot of us. 

I know it’s freedom of expression, and we express ourselves in our own ways. But my thing is, it gets hard to take things seriously when there are shenanigans tied with them. But that’s what controversy is all about. It gets you talking, researching and defining what things are. It gets you involved.

Now, we don’t really know what goes on in Amber’s head when she does her outlandish acts, again, it’s just her type of expression, which is why I’d love to see her and Piers together in a room, hashing it out about their ideas on femenism. 

Now one thing I have with Piers is, he brought my woman, Lady Gaga, into it. What did she even have to do with their conversation? And amber did the same with Adam Levine: 


Piers didn’t have a respond for this. 

I really do hope they have a sit down and Converse about their opposing views on feminism. It would be miraculous to see them gain a mutual understanding and common ground. 

What are your thoughts? 

LBGT Rainbows

Pulse: One Year Later 

It’s been a year since the tragic accident in Orlando Florida, when crazed and sickened Omar Mateen shot up the Pulse nightclub, which is a LGBTQ friendly club were such members can go and enjoy themselves. But that wasn’t the case for 49 people that night. 

I want this to be a huge reminder for everyone, which really connects to my previous blog, that we have so much to fight for, and accomplish. This attack was one of the biggest hate crimes to hit on American Soil. People were murdered for being who they were meant to be. 

Pulse Victims, 2016

It’s hard to imagine that we still face these situations in the new millennium, as we should be way past these types of unnecessary situations. But I want this to be a huge billboard for the quacks that say there is no homophobia, no anti-gay laws, etc. especially since we’re still struggling to be recognized as regular human beings like everyone else. 

Then there are those who don’t even care. Nicki Minaj tweeted this just a few days after the incident: 

It’s completely fine to have your own beliefs and what not, everyone is entitled and unique in their own way… but this? Absolutely no remorse or sympathy for the lives that have been lost? Disgusting. 

But it’s not even just Nicki. 

Some of the parents of the victims never even claimed their bodies after the shooting. Yes, you heard me correctly on that. Why, Do you ask? Because they don’t accept their children for being gay… how heartbreaking, htat even in death, some of these poor souls couldn’t find love and acceptance. Might I remind you all that some of these people would just be turning 22, 23 years old. These were literally babies.  Hell, even the ones that were older, in their 40s and 50s, should be considered babies, for the fact that there is not a point in time when someone says or should ever say: “they’re old enough, it’s ok if they die.” 

Homophobia is real and very much alive today. I don’t know what’s worse, the man killing these innocent people, or the parents that reject them, even in death. They’re both pretty neck and neck if you ask me. 

This should honestly be the new reason and slogan for our pride month, because this is what we fight for, this is what we want justice for, not some damn fictional monster named babadook! 


It’s irrelevant to me if the crazed murderer claimed to be apart of isis or not. That’s no excuse to let this kind of tragic situation slide. This one incident may have been for “isis” but that doesn’t mean that everyone that gets bashed, bullied and murdered on the daily isn’t from someone who is a homophobe. 

It warms my heart to see so many people posting in favor and memory of the pulse victims. It lets me know that some of us still remember and are stricken by the pain to this day. Let them Rest In eternal Peace, because that’s what they deserve. Let’s not allow their murders to be in vain! 

❤️🌈💙🌈💚🌈💛🌈💜🌈💖🌈🖤

Personal · Reality Snapbacks

Alien Covenant: A Confusing Twist

WARNING**** THERE WILL BE SPOILERS!!!

When I heard about the new Alien movie, I was really hyped, especially when I found out it would be directed by Ridley Scott, who, not only directed Prometheus, but also directed the original Alien back in 1979.

BUT when I watched the movie, I was all types of confused. I am no longer sure where Mr. Scott is taking us. It is hard to tell if this is indeed the prequel set to the original aliens classics, or if this is going to be a whole new set all within itself.

Why do I say that? Because, even though Prometheus and Alien: Covenant are supposed to be set in the past, to show the becoming of the aliens in their pre-Xenomorph form that we know them as, the story line itself does not fit. In Prometheus we learned about the alien ship, and our “creators” who were trying to wipe our and recreate other life forms. Now, we jump into Covenant, and we’re on a completely different planet, where that jackass robot guy spends his time creating and breeding these alien forms to get the form that we know them as, aka, the facehugger, the big, black and slimy aliens, etc. Then the film ends with the robot taking over the surviving ship and adding three of the Xenomorph embryos to the colony collection.

But that is just the thing, in the original Alien, when Ripley’s ship found this alien boat, it was the same boat that we saw in Prometheus… So how do we get back to that point for it to become full circle? Where is that big boat at?

There are so many questions that I have, and to my understanding of the film, there will clearly be another film to come. So maybe that’s when we will come full circle?

It was a great film, a little slow, but worth it. I’m just not a fan of the confusing cliff hangers. But I am sure Ridley Scott knows what he’s doing! If you haven’t seen the film, go see it! I know I left a couple of spoilers, but believe me, there is still a lot to be covered!

Reality Snapbacks

Bates Motel: How it Should Have Ended

I have been a Psycho lover since Alfred Hitchcock’s original film in the 1960’s. I mean, who could ever forget the famous shower scene? I even found joy in the second and third sequel. The film successfully became a trilogy.

So, of course I was very excited when I saw that they were making a television show about the psycho. We would finally get to see Norman’s background story that led him to his psychosis lifestyle.

It was definitely an emotional roller coaster for the five season series, but I was very displeased at the end.

Let me say first that I love how they revisited the famous shower scene in the final season. Except they did it differently. Instead of it being the woman who got killed in the shower, it was a man, and it was fabulous. The only difference is there was no blood rinsing down the drain.

Obviously I expected everyone to die, but not Norman. The final episode concludes with Officer Romero being shot and killed by Norman, who then has a serious mental collapse, in which he mentally travels back in time where him and his mother, Norma, moved to the hotel to start their lives anew. He carries his mother’s corpse back to their home, where he makes dinner, then calls his brother, Dylan, to come over and ‘rekindle’ their distant relationship. Dylan agrees, since he knows that Romero broke him out of jail. Dylan shows up, gun in hand, walks in and finds Norma’s lifeless body sitting at the dinner table. This causes Dylan and Norman to have a serious argument about whats real and what is fake. The show ends with the two brothers fighting it out, and when Norman tries to stab Dylan, Dylan shoots him. Dylan, along with his wife and daughter, live their happy lives.

The ending was very powerful, as it showed the grave site, mother and son buried side by side, except Norma’s side had this beautiful long poem, while Norman’s side was plain and empty.

But. Norman. Is. Not. Supposed. To. Die.

That’s not how it played out in the films, anyways. He was supposed to be admitted to the psych ward, where he would eventually be released. Which is exactly how they should’ve ended it, because then it would’ve picked back up in the second film.

I love the films and I love the show, but I feel like it leaves a huge gap between the two. The series cannot be based on Norman’s life as a child and teen if they kill him off, because then the original second and third film don’t fit in.

But all in all, it was a fabulous show, and I did love every minute of it!