"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!
grey hair good choices
this is the perfect moment for hyperbole because this is actually the cutest thing I have ever had the privilege to lay my sight upon
So, you’ve got a crush on a girl…
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
these shoes are the post-primordial-ooze punk look
"Essays on Early 21st-Century Pop Music and the Ontological Assertions of Female Self-Interpellation"
Feb 17 - 23, 2014
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.
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!”
impressions of the Indiana Dunes