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Talk about the ways in which sexual identities are both influenced by Race + Class and Space. #Ummhmm.
"When I'm in L.A., I'm not a AG. In LA., I'm a stud. In the Bay, I'm still a stud, sorta. In circles where there are elders, it's butch. If it's primarily a white circle, it's butch. I don't even like to call myself a lesbian because I feel like it's politicized. Well, I could be. Some people think I'm a lesbian. It's a fair assumption. I like women.
"I do this work as a way of rebuilding myself. Because I have the access, the privilege and the brain space to try and manage it. I float. I float. And I'm sort of a chameleon so I tend to use the language of the people that I'm speaking with. Code switching is what they call it."