In It But Not of It

It’s been quite some time…about a year to be exact, since I’ve graced the digital pages of Chicago Now. My initial pitch for a blog proposed the examination of queer life in Chicago, and all of it’s awesome qualities, as the gay community is one that I have always felt at home in, and for... Read more »

Not Another Natural Hair Story: The Pretty, The Powerful, The Black

Not Another Natural Hair Story: The Pretty, The Powerful, The Black
The internal battle that came along with this was probably completely unnecessary. Questions like, “Will this affect my career?” “Will this contribute to me possibly going bald in the future?” “What about those assholes that judge at the sight of straight hair alone?” continuously sprang to mind. I also was getting pretty sick of random... Read more »
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    Valencia Davis

    Valencia is a writer, model and actress living in Chicago, with a uniquely faceted perspective on life and living as a black female in our rapidly evolving world. More of her work can be seen at SugarGamers.com and CultureCoquette.com

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