IT TAKES A WHILE BEFORE YOU CAN STEP OVER THE INERT BODIES AND GO AHEAD WITH WHAT YOU WERE TRYING TO DO.
I think I reblogged this last International Women’s Day, and I will probably reblog it next International Women’s Day. Although, to be honest, it should be reblogged every.single.day.
“Athi-Patra Ruga is one of a handful of artists, working in South Africa today, who has adopted the tropes of myth as a contemporary response to the post-apartheid era. Ruga has always worked with creating alternative identities that sublimate marginalized experience into something strangely identifiable.” (via)
The photographer, Sarah Deragon, says,
The Identity Project is my first personal photography project and I launched it in January 2014 with the hope of photographing hundreds of LGBTQ folks in the Bay Area…This [ongoing] photography project seeks to explore the labels we choose to identify with when defining our gender and sexuality.
Shimina (Gay Masculine of Center) shares why her portrait was meaningful:
In addition to supporting my partner, who wanted to participate, I found myself wanting to be a visible face of color within the LGBT community. I do not get to see ‘people who look like me’ on a regular basis in San Francisco, but I wanted to let people know that I’m here. We’re here. Even if you don’t see someone who looks like me in your everyday happenings, I am here and I count.
the mens rights movement is literally just no ma’am from married with children
Grace Bol, backstage at Costello Tagliapietra Fall 2013 Ready to Wear
Models have to have dead face when they walk the runway. Gina Torres is smiling like she is the most bestest ever in that dress (and she is)