Passages

Passages from Penis Politics

 

Janice, a high school girlfriend of mine, is raped.
https://www.instagram.com/p/CY91LVXoUvt/

Janice drops out of school and leaves home.
https://www.instagram.com/p/CZz-XvSM75l/

I go to New Orleans for the first time with my girlfriends. Janice has left Soso. I imagine being Alva in the movie This Property Is Condemned, based on a one act play by Tennessee Williams.
https://vm.tiktok.com/TTPdXSU5hV/

Basketball was a confidence builder for me as a teenager.
https://www.instagram.com/tv/CcxxkTUJcyV/?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y=

A year later, Janice comes back to Soso but things are different.
https://www.instagram.com/p/CZ5LGBStKfP/

Daddy makes a huge mess in the house with his tobacco turds while we are away at Mamaw’s. I am not happy.
https://www.instagram.com/reel/CfAkxM-M0Vg/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link

Unknowingly, President Nixon did more for girls & women than Gloria Steinem by signing the Title IX bill. Title IX is all that’s left to protect women from inequality.
https://www.tiktok.com/@karenhinton743/video/7114791062626979115?is_copy_url=1&is_from_webapp=v1
Former New York Governor Mario Cuomo speaks at 1984 Democratic Convention & everyone in Lusco’s restaurant in Greenwood, Mississippi, listens.
https://www.instagram.com/tv/CbdVxrZMyWO/?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y=

Former NY Governor Andrew Cuomo discriminated against a woman he wanted to hire when he saw her.
https://www.instagram.com/p/CaYBaw3LMaY/

Trent Lott wanted to “lick my thighs,” Cuomo told his inner circle of white men about the meeting he and I had with the former Mississippi senator.
https://www.instagram.com/tv/Ca0AOlKsuXq/?utm_medium=copy_link

After an accident that almost kills me, I see Janice in a dream.
https://www.instagram.com/p/CZ9dKpRLPk-/