Justin Bartels, Impression
‘The series focuses on the clothing that women think they should wear, or are told what to wear, to impress someone in a sexual manner. There is a physical mark that is left from these clothes, showing the discomfort women go through.’
- Classy women.
- Guys being gentlemen.
- cute ass relationships.
- Cold War
- Constant threat of nuclear war
But I mean the vintage bombshelters are sooo totally cute
WHY IS THAT NOT A REAL BOOK
say what you want about her music, but nicki minaj is a strong figure in the terms of feminism and turning the sexualization of the music around. she’s caused a heck of a lot of titter for rapping and singing about things that if she were a male would be perfectly normal and acceptable. please think about this before you openly decide to slash her or her music
queer culture is so centered around sex and being sexual that it makes me super uncomfortable. i understand and am totally on the same page that it’s great to be sexual if you’re comfy doing that! and talking about sex is amazing! and taking control of your sex life when society tells you it’s fucked up is sooo glorious! and i encourage all these things. but it’s just that i feel like maybe we are being too focused on sex and it often leaves survivors and lots of others swept under the rug.
for example, i live in a queer punk house with 10 other people. there are absolutely times when i bring people home and of course someone will notice! so my housemates assume when i’m bringing home different people every few nights, that i am having sex with them and when they catch me alone, they’ll comment on it like “ooh, rowen, which babe did you bring home tonight?” or “have you been hanging out with [insert name here] lately? *wink wink, nudge nudge*”. and it makes me really uncomfortable and i feel watched. i feel like people speculate each others’ sex lives and base your credibility in queer spaces based on that. i know we say this doesn’t happen this way in queer spaces, but it definitely is happening and i feel it and a lot of other people feel it.
queer culture is also super focused on kinks and dom/sub relationships and while that’s all fine, it’s also important that we aren’t triggering people around us with our openness about things!
some people don’t like sex. some people are afraid of sex. some people are survivors. some people don’t want to share their sex lives with others and consider it private. some people can’t perform their sexuality in ways that others can due to where they stand with regards to privileges or for a myriad of other reasons. so when we base an entire culture off of sex, it’s alienating people and that is not okay.
i understand that sexuality is crucial in queer spaces because society tells us we’re wrong and we have to reclaim our autonomy as non-heterosexual people. but what i am saying is please be mindful of how it’s expressed and how often and who you’re expressing it to. let’s just all be sensitive to others around us in our community, please.
important, important, important
most beautiful post in a long time!
H&M’s new beachwear campaign featuring Jennie Runk is pretty awesome. In this article she explains that women have sent her messages saying that this ad campaign has given them the confidence to try on a bikini for the first time in years!
See… it does make a difference when we see diverse body types in advertising and media!
Making an art project in school. I have chosen Angela Davis and Janis Joplin, but need more. give me lots of suggestions!!
it would be nice with lesbian women, trans*women, WOC or just cool women in general etc
artists, musicians, political activists or w/e