16 8 / 2014
"May the space between where I am and where I want to be inspire me."
15 8 / 2014
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30 7 / 2014
A piece of your movement went over my head. I was completely late to the conversation on your sexuality. I missed the lyrics. I missed the point of your style and I knew something was off in the “Primetime” music video… who doesn’t know how to be intimate with Miguel?! He is Maxwell meets Chris Brown (pre-Rihanna and definitely before disloyal hoes).
Here I am thinking that your style from head to toe is strictly about paying tribute to the birth of funk and rock & roll. It’s about being sexy (to the opposite sex) without flesh hanging out. It’s about unearthing the naturalista in you with a lot of nerdy rhythm and a bit of blues. No, it was broadened to being about sending a clear message to those who GOT IT first that you are not heterosexual.
This realization comes after having a throwback session with your YouTube channel the day before my day off from work, which means my brain is not just catching the sound waves from amazing music notes but actually paying attention to the context clues.
I know you don’t want to be defined by your sexuality, so I hope me stating that doesn’t offend you. Bare with me.
But I am a little disappointed in the fact that I missed your point and you no longer fit nicely into mine.
I still love your music. I appreciate the entirety of your cause to fight for all who have been marginalized in this society. And no, you are not a freak and yes, you are good enough for my heaven.
28 7 / 2014
"Because I said I would has been contacted by seven television production studios. They want to make a reality TV show about the challenges our supporters face in keeping their promises and they want me to host it. I have refused every single one of these offers.
I will not allow because I said I would to become some oxymoronic “reality” television show made and edited for the purpose of selling product placement and advertisements. It is my duty to protect the honor and integrity of this social movement. I don’t care how much money they offer me. I cannot be bought. I promise you that.
To remain independent from these commercial interests, we have turned to crowdfunding to help create a yearlong, ad-free YouTube series about the promise stories of our supporters. This approach ensures that our mission to better humanity remains the genuine focus of our efforts. This crowdfunding campaign ends in 5 days and it is far from its goal. I want you to know that even if the campaign fails, I will not resort to the TV offers. We will remain independent at all costs.
With your help, we still have the opportunity to meet our fundraising goal. If you believe in the www.igg.me/at/becauseisaidiwould1 message of because I said I would, please help us by sharing the link to our crowdfunding project:
To show you the strength that such a YouTube series could have, here is an example of one of our supporters who will be at our inaugural event on September 6th. This event will kick off the yearlong YouTube series…..”
[Alex Sheen and countless others have been standing their ground against television and sticking to the internet. I commend them for staying true to their cause and not allowing their message to be tampered with. That’s a tough committment when you have possibly close to half a million dollars or maybe even more being offered on the table. Alex, you are keeping your promise to yourself, your father and your supporters and that is a rare thing to see. Thank you for not televising this revolution of wholesome morality. God bless. -Asia]
*Click on link to go to crodfunding site*