Jet Toomer

Jet Toomer is a writer, community organizer, and eternal critic. She is a LAMBDA Literary Emerging Writing Fellow and an MFA candidate at Columbia University. She’s based in the Lower East Side’s Alphabet City and now lives in Harlem. Jet can be found across social media platforms at @izdabes (pronounced is-da-bes) but she’s coolest on Instagram.

The Superhero Issue

What’s wrong with wanting to be saved?

Just because I’m a Black, queer, woman, and ostensibly un-Christian doesn’t mean I don’t want a Sky Daddy to come and make things easier for me.