South Ward: Aliyah

Image by Akintola Hanif South Ward: Aliyah Growing up, everyone knew me and I didn’t have problems with people or my peers, period, because I was respected already. In school it was ok because I wasn’t the only gay girl. I played basketball from my elementary years and it used to be me and a ton of boys at the basketball yard. It was fun growing up back then— that’s when things were safer. We used to run around...