For a lot of queer black people, living is surviving. House of Dinah shows the ways five black Queens are taught or have been taught to own their survival story and speak truth to it. As a queer, non-black person of color, it was an honor to be let in to the sacred space.
A smattering of thoughts during and after House of Dinah:
Tough love is necessary. Silence is golden. Don’t let anyone see you cry.