As a creative, everything I write or make is always a collaboration. I am always reworking and adding my own flair to the ideas, frameworks, and inquiries of others that came before or work alongside me. I try to be very intentional about properly crediting my many sources in my published work, because this messy, experimental liberation project belongs to and is the responsibility of us all. Let’s pay people for their intellectual, emotional, and physical labor.
These are some of the influential people/networks who provided a foundation for my thinking and continue to provoke my activist commitments: