Entries by Jasika Nicole

Love (& Marriage?)

Although my recent wedding (if one could even call it that) was small and private, as a queer woman I feel compelled to share some of the details of our decision to get married. It’s really important that members of the LGBTQIA community are able to contribute their own experiences to the world, regardless of […]

The Girl Scout Promise

I got my “Daisy Girl’s Guide to Girl Scouting” in the mail yesterday, a thick blue fancy looking binder with a magnetized closure flap on the side and a space to print out my name underneath the “This book belongs to:” tag. This binder is pretty much everything my 33 and 7 year old selves […]

Commencement

A year ago I had the honor of  returning to my alma mater to deliver the commencement speech to the graduating class of Catawba College, Class of 2013. Since then, parts of that speech have been shared in various forms over the Internet , so I am officially posting it here in it’s entirety on […]

An Idea.

I wont lie to you; this did not start out innocently. This, like many successful things that exist in our society at present, started out as a joke-slash-dare-slash-get-rich-quick scheme. I was noticing a real trend in the popular media that I was consuming (or rather, being forced to consume). First there was Julie, the lady […]

Facelift!

For those of you revisiting my site, you will see that much has changed! I loved my old site so much, but because it was in Flash and I am not so adept at utilizing the html code that was required for me to operate the site myself, I thought it best to move forward […]