It is a great honor to present the awardees of the first annual 2013 MOTHA Art Awards! With just under 2700 votes and over 400 nominees throughout all categories, the individuals and the projects listed below have been chosen to be recognized for their outstanding contributions to the…
Loving the depth of artists highlighted on the 2013 MOTHA Art Awards, particularly those I’m lucky to call my sisters + siblings: KOKUMO, Laverne Cox, Monica Roberts, Jen Richards, Miss Major documentary crew, Amos Mac and many many more
“Redefining Realness is a riveting, emotional, crisply written testimony. I couldn’t put it down. I aspire to be as unflinchingly brave! Janet Mock’s story simultaneously embodies, complicates and subverts the concept of American exceptionalism and self-creation.”
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This is what legendary looks like.
Thank you Miss Major for your forty years-plus of work, for paving the path for us, for making me proud to be a trans woman of color, for reminding us that we can gather in celebration of our living as well as our fallen.
You. Are. Major.
Pictured with Laverne Cox, reina gossett, Miss Major Griffin-Gracy and KOKUMO at the August 26th naming ceremony of the Miss Major-Jay Toole Building for Social Justice in NYC.
Honored to make up 1/4 of the portrait for The Advocate’s Black Queer And American cover (other faces include fellow The Out List stars Twiggy Pucci Garcon, Wanda Sykes & Wade Davis).
I’ve only completed episode two of Netflix’s new series Orange Is the New Black but I can’t wait to see MORE of Laverne Cox. I’m so proud of her.
To me, a GIF is the internet’s marker of “I’VE MADE IT!”