When you say “yes” to others, make sure you are not saying “no” to yourself.– Paulo Coelho (via jalylah) Tabernacle
I am alarmed by the violence that women do to each other; professional violence,...– Toni Morrison’s discussion of Cinderella’s Stepsisters at Barnard College (which is the College Zora attended, btw) <3
Beautiful Story of Nigerian Lace →
We are powerful because we have survived, and that is what it is all about-...– Audre Lorde
"close to you is close to me and your absence is...
Danielle Scruggs: on being an artist. →
nolaclarke: a friend asked me for advice on being an artist. this is what i said. i dunno if it helped. lol. well. you have to motivate yourself. you gotta create all the time. and you have to promote all the time. you have to put yourself out there for consumption. you can create a…
Rage, passion, disappointment, love.– Life. (via dreamhampton1)
In a country that teaches women self-defense or how “not” to get sexually...– from “summer brings waves of sexual harassment” via essence online. some good old fashioned victim blaming in the comments, too. surprise, surprise. On street harassment.
I cannot hide my anger to spare your guilt, nor hurt feelings, nor answering...– Audre Lorde, “Uses of Anger: Women Responding to Racism” (via directcitation) !!!!! AUDRE !!!!!!
In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible...– Albert Camus (via missjodie)
Who’s Your Daddy? | Tits and Sass →
Very interesting… workingsex: An interview with a dad who is a gay-for-pay sex worker. Really interesting and refreshing!
All the places where you’ve shattered can now reflect light and colour where...– Julie “JC” Peters, “Why Lying Broken in a Pile on Your Bedroom Floor is a Good Idea” (via fashionistazapatista)
Last night I wept. I wept because the process by which I have become woman was...– Anais Nin