Sadies Blendorfest


I decided to commit myself to attend at least 2 events every month in an effort to socialize more. Anyone who knows me knows I am a little turtle. I stay in my shell and only come out to handle business. However, I have been changing my ways and working on that. Hence Sadies Blendorfest. I went to this event…

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Practical Graduation Gift Ideas


May is a very busy month for most people. College graduates are gearing up for their first taste of adult life with their new degrees. There’s plenty of gift ideas out there for grads but here I’d like to provide you with practical gift ideas that will be meaningful and prep your grad for some great adult living. They may…

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A Love Like No Other


A Mother’s love is like no other Her love is kind Her love is gentle A mother’s love is like no other Her love is one of the greatest treasures you can find Her love is priceless She is inspiring She is strong She is devoted She is uplifting She is encouraging A mother’s love is unconditional A mother chooses…

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Shea Moisture Faded Us…


First Pepsi, Now Shea Moisture.. What yall dont get?   Shea Moisture launched a commercial yesterday with the theme “Hair Hate Is Real”. And that it is! Women (and men) with kinky afro textured hair or locs have been kicked out of schools, fired and/or disciplined from jobs because their natural hair was deemed “unfit”. Shea Moisture came up on…

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Get Out Movie Review


  I’m a little late but I finally went to watch the widely praised movie Get Out, and boyyyy I see where it gets its hype. First of all let me say, watching this with a predominately black audience in the theater was an adventure in itself. It’s like movie night at the crib, everybody got something to say lol.…

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A Hiatus is Good


It has been a lil minute since we have updated our content here at QueenDem (okay a whole season lol), but that’s not necessarily a bad thing. Tiff and I have been experiencing some major life changes and well, change can be good thing! Can we be honest with y’all for a moment? As we all know time management is…

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Afro Puff Intricacies


Prianka Bassi at Pricision Art posted a photo on social media of an image she drew showing the delicacies of an afro puff. My attention was instantly peaked. I am all about embracing the intricacies of afro textured hair. Especially those that explore the 4c category or zig zag texture of hair which is not particularly of the curly variety.…

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“The ____ Black Woman”


Common Black Woman Misconceptions   Angry Well, what did you do? I think everyone has the ability to be angry. However, when they refer to this term and apply it to black women they are talking about the angry at the world, hateful, man eating she-demon, brought to life by, well, the black man. Unfortunately, black men are the main…

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Side Chick Shenanigans


There has been this upward trend of side chick terminology passed around, especially amongst women of color. The “Side Chick” is a woman who is knowingly in a sexual relationship with a guy who is taken and is in fact not really hers to claim. The side chick used to go by other names such as ‘the other woman’ or…

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