Author Archives: Sage Freeman

LadyAshley Gregory: A Powerful Voice

LadyAshley Gregory: A Powerful Voice

“There’s no liberation for some of us without liberation for all of us,” says LadyAshley Gregory. Kentucky-born and St. Louis raised, Gregory carries the torch of activism and community everywhere she goes on her “simply human” journey. She’s got a family lineage of speaking truth to power — the late civil rights activist and writer

Sean Michael: Conscious Theatre

Sean Michael is the mastermind behind the socially conscious theatre troupe the Q Collective. Founded in February 2018 in the context of the #MeToo movement, various protests and the Women’s March, the Q Collective has a mission of “exploring the spectrum of gender, sexuality and romantic orientation” through the lens of intersectionality and acceptance. Before

The Holiday Mask: Be True to Yourself

Have you ever had to hide yourself from others to avoid judgment, bigotry and shattered expectations? Have you ever had to keep the real you inconspicuous as a means of survival? Nothing stings more than having family that doesn’t want you — especially during the holiday season.  Every year between October and January, many people