Coming home. Our youth and our elders express the same desire: “A place to feel at home, and loved and wanted.” It is with great love, honor and respect that we write to introduce (or reintroduce) you to the MobileHomecoming Project: A Queer Black Experiential Archive. We, Julia Roxanne Wallace of Queer Renaissance and Alexis Pauline Gumbs of BrokenBeautiful Press, have decided to dedicate the next phase of our lives to collecting and amplifying the social organizing herstories of Black women who have been refusing the limits of heteronormativity and opening the world up by being themselves since the 1980’s and before, bringing home back to our communities through interactive community building, community media and community education.
This is a spiritual journey full of lust and discovery. This is immersion in legacy. This is a celebration of how boldness survives the moment of its need. This is an intimate embrace with a living herstory that traces pathways between our lungs, called laughter, called stillness, called sigh. This is a dance, a prayer, a baptism in hope. This is how we know who we are. This is how we live forever.