Ladies and gents, meet Chastity D. Kirven representing Dallas, Texas.
Chastity is being featured as a Lesbian I Love thanks to her friend Brea who took the time to email me about the work that Chastity is doing in Dallas.
Hi, first of all I would like to say thank you for giving us a voice and allowing us to hear your thoughts and comments on things around the world. It is very inspirational to me to see the things that you are doing and accomplishments you have achieved. Your women of the canyon idea is great!! I’m starting a workout group here in the Dallas, TX area and send everyone to your website to get motivation. Hopefully we have just as much success as you have with the weight loss. Now back to why I’m sending this e-mail. Well one of my buddies here in Dallas is doing great things. She has been an advocate for the LGBT community here by helping out with meals for low-income people with HIV/AIDS, making a film, and writing her most recent book. I would like to suggest her for your Lesbians I Love list. Again, Thanks so much for your website and relentless effort in providing us a voice.
Well Brea, thank you for the love and for hipping me to Chastity. From the looks of it, she’s doing great work and representing us well and even though I don’t know her personally, she’s still a Lesbian I Love. Congratulations and thank you for what you do Chastity!
More About Chastity D. Kirven
Single, Dating, or Married:
Children? Yes, No, In the Future:
Yes. 4 year-old son, Trevor with former partner Rena.
Describe yourself in one word:
What’s your favorite color?
What’s your favorite food?
What is your biggest challenge in life? How are you dealing with it?
I’m trying to become a film director. I’m doing everything I can to make my dream a reality. This includes writing scripts, entering my docmentary in competitions and acting.
Who’s in your iPod/CD Player?
Lalah Hathaway, Lil Wayne, Floetry, Maxwell, Jill Scott & TI
What’s your favorite quote?
“With God All Things Are Possible!“
Who’s your favorite author and why?
Zora Neale Hurton
She made her stories come to life in vivid color with the use of folklore. She was proud to be Black when others were not and she was a visionary during the Harlem Renaissance. I hope to become half the writer she was in her time.
When you watch television what do you watch?
CSI & Law & Order
Do you prefer fem or butch women and why?
Fem – But I just like women. I guess because I’m butch I like fems with heels and dresses. But, don’t get me wrong.. I like a little boy in my girl!!!
Favorite body part and why?
Butt… I like big round butts and soft juicy lips…
As Black a woman do you prefer natural or relaxed hair and why?
Is weight an issue for you in choosing a partner? Why or why not?
No. In fact, I like a woman with meat on her bones. Size is not an issue for me at all.
Who is your perfect lesbian girlfriend/wife?
She would be ride and die or don’t apply. I want an intelligent woman with her own dreams but can
also support me. I would like her to be family oriented and confident. But, she should be ready for an adventure because I’m full of surprises. I want her to work with me to make the world a better place one person at a time.
Who is the sexiest woman alive?
Janet Jackson – Any age, any weight.
Do you date outside of your race?
What are your thoughts on interacial lesbian relationships?
I think women are beautiful any size, shape or color.
What in your opinion are the biggest issues facing Black lesbians and our solutions if any?
Our struggle with spirituality and our sexuality because it is very hard in our culture to break the taboo of being gay. I think once you accept yourself and understand God made you the way you are, then it’s easier for others to accept you.
What are your thoughts on gay marriage and California’s Proposition 8 situation?
I’ve been very open about my opposition of Prop 8. I’m considered an activist by most people but to me I’m just standing up for what I believe in. Please read the following article in the Dallas Voice.
Has the economic crisis affected you personally? If so, how? If not,what’s your secret?
Yes. My company is downsizing and I’m not sure if I’ll be laid off. Also, I do not travel as often as I would like. I’m also deciding to use these uncertai times to pursue my dreams.
What’s something that many people don’t know about you?
I’m a fashion designer and artist but my artwork will soon be discovered since it will be featured in the September issue of Curve Magazine. I created a new art form called “Electronic Collage.” Most people also don’t know that I’m a great cook… breakfast in bed anyone????
Top five places on the web?
CNN, JasmyneCannick.com, Facebook, Myspace, and Cherrygrrl.com
How can you be reached?
If you know a phenominal Black lesbian that’s doing big things, hit me up at firstname.lastname@example.org and tell me about her.