Watch Mykki Blanco Recite Zoe Leonard’s “I Want A Dyke For President” Poem

“I want a candidate who isn’t the lesser of two evils.”

October 04, 2016

The November 8 presidential election is right around the corner, and American anxiety is at an all time high. Mykki Blanco has taken this opportunity to make a statement, appearing in a Dazed film in which she recites artist and activist Zoe Leonard's 1992 poem, "I Want a Dyke For President."

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I want a dyke for president. I want a person with AIDS for a president and I want a fag for vice president, the poem begins. Watch Mykki Blanco recite the powerful poem above and read Zoe Leonard's full piece via LGBTQ Nation. Mykki Blanco's debut album, Mykki, is out now.

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