#InspireSacrifice is about celebrating the people in our lives who have encouraged us to evolve through their own actions. @JuanitaMore, you have long been a source of that inspiration for me. I remember the first time I went to one of your infamous #Pride parties in #SanFrancisco. 🌈 Clad in heels and a freshly queer attitude, I met you for the first time. You were the consummate host, ever-encouraging to me, your guest, to push my expression to the further reaches of my imagination. In the years since, I re-met you through my husband @9natureboy who proudly owns the distinction of being one of "Juanita's Boys." It has been my continued experience that everyone in your orbit shares a similar appreciation and sense of #empowerment and co-creation with you. Your place in the heart of San Francisco in undeniable. You're annual Pride party embodies your legacy for creating safe spaces within our #community where we can come together to commune, create, self-express, commiserate and, yes, party. This is only matched by the ways in which you express all of the beautiful facets of yourself - the artist, the chef, the community leader, the political activist, the friend, the queen and the protector of a #culture that continues to evolve through the growing pains of disjointed generations. Witnessing the ways in which you enrich the lives of the community around you has deeply inspired my own journey. You've encouraged me to 🔥SACRIFICE🔥 and let go of my own shame in order to make room for abundant love. You offered a piece of that community to me when I was still searching for my #chosenfamily and I'm so thankful the #Universe brought us closer via Kyle. Thank you for these gifts and for years of leading our community. I now challenge YOU to pass the #love along and tag/shoutout someone in your life who has inspired your own growth. Everyone else, if you'd like to hear the music behind the #InspireSacrifice message, check out the link in my profile or see me live at @dtlaproud this Sunday at 7:20!
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