leanin:

"Strong is the New Pretty" is a new photo series by Kate Parker which shows her two daughters and their friends "just as they are: loud, athletic, fearless, messy, joyous, frustrated. I wanted to celebrate them, just as they are, and show them that is enough.  Being pretty or perfect is not important. Being who they are is."

Photos by Kate T. Parker.

and you know, experiencing weakness is human and not be undervalued or dismissed!

arabellesicardi:

teenvogue:

So, you’ve got a crush on a girl…
Now what?
Here’s how to deal with fluttery same-sex feelings » 

Ah I’m so happy/honored to have written this, and also happy and thankful that my editor is a boss lady who worked me me on re-editing it to adjust exclusionary terminology. TV truly does care about the queer community that it fosters.

"Build a mythology around your life where you are your own hero."
even though I’m circa three years older than her, Arabelle’s “consider me your queer big sister!” still made me fluttery and warm.
on the other hand, I am giving Teen Vogue a strong side-eye for that ridiculous photo

arabellesicardi:

teenvogue:

So, you’ve got a crush on a girl…

Now what?

Here’s how to deal with fluttery same-sex feelings » 

Ah I’m so happy/honored to have written this, and also happy and thankful that my editor is a boss lady who worked me me on re-editing it to adjust exclusionary terminology. TV truly does care about the queer community that it fosters.

"Build a mythology around your life where you are your own hero."

even though I’m circa three years older than her, Arabelle’s “consider me your queer big sister!” still made me fluttery and warm.

on the other hand, I am giving Teen Vogue a strong side-eye for that ridiculous photo

the zines

CHECK OUT ISSUE FOUR ON #mensrights

just found this gem from a 2009 review of my dad’s catering company.
am I laughing or crying? I can’t even tell. 

just found this gem from a 2009 review of my dad’s catering company.

am I laughing or crying? I can’t even tell. 

good thing I took a picture of this bottle because about a half hour later I knocked it off the table onto the floor and it shattered.
I am a degenerate.

good thing I took a picture of this bottle because about a half hour later I knocked it off the table onto the floor and it shattered.

I am a degenerate.

preach.
this kind of rhetoric is just old-school misogyny in disguise: “it’s lazy and irresponsible when women depend on the government for subsistence, but totally cool when they’re coerced into depending on their breadwinning husbands for financial security!”

preach.

this kind of rhetoric is just old-school misogyny in disguise: “it’s lazy and irresponsible when women depend on the government for subsistence, but totally cool when they’re coerced into depending on their breadwinning husbands for financial security!”