Pleasure Activism: An Interview With Alana Devich Cyril

Posted by Malkia Devich Cyril

DAY 21Today's post honors Alana Devich Cyril. Pleasure Activism is dedicated to Alana for her practice of pleasure before cancer and through her time with cancer. Adrienne Maree Brown writes in the dedication: "I dedicate this book to Alana Devich Cyril (April 17, 1976 – October 27, 2018), who I loved and learned from during the journey of creation and pleasure research for this book (and include as a teacher in these pages). She said, "Drink in beauty. Pleasure is a practice. Practice pleasure like your life depends on it."" Much appreciation to Malkia Devich Cyril for allowing this love to be shared. Music by Tunde Olaniran, Miracle, off of the album Stranger.

Posted by Z Lula Haukeness on Friday, February 22, 2019

“Feeling Good” and photos from memorial

Posted by Naomi Ishisaka

Alana Memorial – Photos

The full set of photos are still uploading but here are a few with the beautiful sounds of Sala Cyril, Johari Farrar, Azali Nala Cyril (turn on your audio!). Thanks to Toshiye Ishisaka for the audio. #LovingAlana

Posted by Naomi Ishisaka on Sunday, November 18, 2018