Mona Eltahawy

"A Woman who writes has power. A woman with power is feared. In the eyes of the world this makes us dangerous beasts." Gloria Anzaldua.

reclaimingthelatinatag:

Appreciation Post:

Jazmin Venus Soto better known as Dj Venus X is an NYC DJ of Dominican and Ecuadorian descent who is being sought out for her innovative sound she creates from infusing a multitude of genres.

Photos via Hearty Magazine

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One suffers so much…from the fact that beautiful words don’t always mean what they ought to mean.

—Aldous Huxley, Crome Yellow, 1921 (via fuckyeahgoodbooks)

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feministsongs:

Seasame Street: Color Of Me

"My skin it is a dark dark brow, it’s like a chestnut horse
Horses are so beautiful, you know that’s true of course
So brown’s beautiful and I’m beautiful, as beautiful as can be
I love my skin, love my brown skin, dark brown, that’s the color of me”

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l4dyboner:

foxhex:

liza-land:

how I wear art is none of your business

"The difference between people with tattoos and people without tattoos is that people with tattoos don’t give a shit if you don’t have any."

yes. yes. YES.

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You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, or who had ever been alive.

—James Baldwin (via vvonderlands)

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