Icarus

My wings had melted and, like Icarus, I fell— hard, fast, completely. And I found myself at the bottom of a pit as dark as night and as vivid as ice-cold water.

Cait Ennis on Understanding Her Chinese Heritage

“If I had to answer, ‘What am I?’, however, I would say I am American. I am this melting pot of values and cultures, and I now know that I do not have to choose between these things to know who I am.”

Black Lives Matter Protests

“I came out of the closet as a gay man when I was 16, but I came out of the closet as a black man when I was born.”