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Alesia Michelle-Queer Blogger

October 11, 2015
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I’m Out

I never liked the word lesbian. I never felt like that word was me. Well, I still don’t like the word. I still don’t feel like it represents me. Gay by definition is, “better” it feels better… Maybe I’m just a Christmas music fan but feeling merry, gay, and bright is great and no one can deny it!

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Over a year ago, I decided to be apologetically honest about myself with the world. It wasn’t a big deal. It wasn’t something I was nervous about. I simply felt like, if I’m happy those who truly care about me won’t care about who I date. As open as I am, there has always been a part of me I’ve kept private.  Privacy is fine. Continue Reading →


September 29, 2015
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Eurovision 2016: 10 things I don’t want to see

I’m so pumped for Eurovision 2016 in Stockholm! Eurovision 2016 is sure to be awesome… But I think it’ll be even BETTER without these simple (:-P) things ;-). So here (above) is my Eurovision video blog with a few recommendations.

I’ll be in Stockholm this May, will you? I’m sure everything is going to be awesome and I can’t wait to see it live!

BUT! In order for Eurovision 2016, to be the BEST Eurovision ever, I have a few notes.

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Eurovision 2015: A Reflection on Sweden, Russia, Italy and other commentary from an American

September 3, 2015 by Real Talk | 0 comments

As you know, I love Eurovision. I just just booked my flight for Sweden and I’m all ready for Eurovision 2016. In honor of my excitement, I decided to do my first EVER video blog all about Eurovision.

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May 22, 2015
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Eurovision 2015 FINALS! from an American perspective


Semifinals are over and now you are wondering, “Who will win Eurovision 2015?” Now, I’m no expert, but these are my picks, and I think they are pretty informed. Who do you think will win?

My top 5 picks


So I love this song. I loved it the first time I heard it and when I saw Loïc take the stage I was in love. The choreography is tight and fitting. Loïc, was slightly pitchy that first night so I hope he gets that together for the final. Do I want to visit Belgium… truthfully, No, but this song is by far my favorite in the competition.

I know what you’re thinking, “Alesia, it’s a message song.” Like I said before, as long as it isn’t a lazy message song, I’m with it. What is a lazy message song? Basically, a lazy message song has horrible lyrics, bad vocals, cheesy choruses… But relies on the fact that it is saying something powerful to get brownie point. A lazy message song gets no brownies from me. Continue Reading →


May 21, 2015
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Eurovision 2015 Semi-finals from an American Perspective (pt. 2)

So it is the last semi-final and the finale is in 2 days. Are you excited? I am. Well, I’m only  a little excited. What is with all of these slow songs. This is Eurovision 2015! It is the 60th anniversary can we get a little happy people. Slow song after slow song took the stage and at some point I think I actually went to sleep. I woke up to laugh at San Marino’s entry… #sorrynotsorry.

The contestants also seem to be very young. The nerves ended up getting the best of most of them. Eurovision is not for the faint at heart. So here is my take on the contestants from the second semi-final.

But hey! What do I know, I’m just a non involved outside party living in America with no way to vote. :-)


Montenegro- get the memo give me something upbeat.


Switzerland- Eh… not much to say

Norway- I don’t know how I feel about the song I think its really boring and I think they had a really strong contender last year so oh well guess I won’t be going to Norway next May…


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