This is beautiful.
I had the privilege of growing up with a second wave feminist/reformed hippy mother. Before I sprouted my first pubic hair she handed me a mirror and a flashlight and told me to get to know my vagina. I was raised to believe that my body was mine to share with whoever I chose, whether that was…
Thank you Stoya!
I want to sleep with you… in the most innocent sense of the phrase
— (via breatherebellion)
It would be perfect.
Yeah, I guess so. But still.
Kirsty Mitchell’s late mother Maureen was an English teacher who spent her life inspiring generations of children with imaginative stories and plays. Following Maureen’s death from a brain tumour in 2008, Kirsty channelled her grief into her passion for photography.
She retreated behind the lens of her camera and created Wonderland, an ethereal fantasy world. The photographic series began as a small summer project but grew into an inspirational creative journey.
‘Real life became a difficult place to deal with, and I found myself retreating further into an alternative existence through the portal of my camera,’ said the artist. (read the rest here).
Look at all the pain that went into this and the beauty that came out.
Sor Juana Ines de La Cruz.
queer, feminist, dissident, Mexican nun, year 1648
also my probable baroque painting doppleganger
Nathan Wirth used an infrared lens to shoot the exquisite photos above while traveling around the Sonoma and Marin counties in California.
via Faith is Torment