Candace Williams

Anti-racist feminist, pleasure seeker, econ & opera nerd, vintage menswear enthusiast. Head of Content Strategy at BlogTalkRadio. Forever @TeacherC.


My best 2013 life hack


Many life hacks are written to help us get as many activities done as quickly as we can. GTD and TCB and DIY. Lately, I’ve been obsessed with tips that help me hack meaning (rather than just productivity). How do I make deeper connections with people, enjoy the hustle (not just the reward), and try to make each day better without obsessing about achievement?


A Short Reflection on a Bittersweet Pride Month


It’s been a bittersweet Pride month between today’s Prop 8/DOMA SCOTUS decisions, the fact that we have to sue the NYPD for spying on…


Dear New Yorkers, Your Queer Friends Need You.


For as long as I’ve been a visibly genderqueer person in New York, the start of summer has brought on feelings of exuberance and fear…


On Saturday, in the West Village, I was harassed because I’m genderqueer (Why Jason Collins matters)


On Saturday night, I was walking to a movie in the West Village with one…


HOW TO: Give meaningful feedback


Whether you know me digitally, professionally, or personally, you know that I’m a strengths-based leader, communicator, and friend. I never think you’re doing a “good job” or “nice work”. Even on your best day. You might have made it to the top of Everest, scored a top client, got your startup backed by a few VCs, birthed a child, or put out a fire…


John Waters is my dating coach.


John Waters once said “If you go home with somebody, and they don't have books, don't fuck 'em!” A few weeks ago, I realized that maybe I should refuse to fuck anyone who doesn’t own and use stationary. I want important people in my life to have:

  1. A life they are proud of,
  2. The knowledge that there is no such thing as a one…

My best 2013 life hack


Many life hacks are written to help us get as many activities done as quickly as we can. GTD and TCB and DIY. Lately, I’ve been obsessed with tips that help me hack meaning (rather than just productivity). How do I make deeper connections with people, enjoy the hustle (not just the reward), and try to make each day better without obsessing about achievement?