Pride Poetry: Exploring work from Danez Smith and Vita E.


This week Harmony and Maggie celebrate pride by reflecting on marginalized communities and the right for everyone to feel comfortable, safe, and loved in their own skin and identities. They explored two poems, “dear white America” by Danez Smith and “The Company You Keep: a Poem for my Family” by Vita E.

In this episode:


“dear white america”

On the poplar tree:

“The Company You Keep: a Poem for my Family”

Vita E.’s Youtube Channel

Where you should donate:


Trans Women of Color Survival Fund

Black Trans Protestors Emergency Fund

The Okra Project

What We’re Reading: 

Parable of the Talents by Octavia E. Butler

War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by The TERF-Who-Shall-Not-Be-Named

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