i spend my life watching.

queer, inexperienced, interested in learning about everything. love movies, pop culture, photography, reading, biking in warm rain, cooking, soft sheets.

21st May 2014

Photoset reblogged from Bras and Body Image with 52,909 notes

genderfuckedover:

thewomanfromitaly:

i-am-river:

So, i read this awful article using bathroom “scare tactics,” which was claiming that trans women are potential rapists. “Men” who dress as women to gain access to women only spaces and force them self on women. This really upset me and i had a bit of a Twitter rant. They were read by others and i was urged to post them in other media also, so i am posting them here. (Edited together in easy reading format from top to bottom.)

This is the link in the first tweet about how there are no cases of a trans woman attacking a cis woman in public restrooms: Link 1.

This is the link in the second tweet about the cases where trans people are assaulted in the bathroom by cis people: Link 2.

if you’re cis and you follow me i’m gonna need you to reblog this

don’t care if you’re cis or trans, this is important.

Source: i-am-river

19th November 2013

Photoset reblogged from Pussy le Queer with 23,689 notes

“I would always tell her where my hands were going to be, ‘Girl, I’m going to touch your thigh, then your chest.’ Pretty soon [Schilling] was like, ‘I don’t care where your hands are going to be, I trust you, touch me wherever the hell you want.’”

Source: orangeskins

2nd October 2013

Photoset reblogged from Chubby Cartwheels with 3,768 notes

ceedling:

swirlgirlarmy:

Swirl Girl Icon: Jodie Smith

Dress: BCBG Max Azria

Belt: this is a headband I wear as a belt. Super effective! lol

perfect human

Source: swirlgirlarmy

2nd October 2013

Photo reblogged from A day in the lesbian life... with 127,121 notes

baretobush:

The Reality of Nude Photos
Alright, so this is a little bit of an unrelated note to my regular posts, but I feel like it’s important. I want to take just a quick minute to explain the difference I see between a naked body that’s posed and a naked body that is just that: a naked body.
When we look at naked people on the internet (be it Porn Stars, “selfies” taken by internet-famous bloggers, or professional freelance models), they are almost always in these poses that elongate the body, stretch out the muscles, show off the ribs, push the breasts forward and hide all of those squishy rolls that happen when we relax. I am not attacking them, so please don’t feel defensive if those are the kinds of photos you are a part of. They’re beautiful, I have no problem with them. I just feel called to point out that a body that looks so “sexy” or “slender” or “desirable” in one picture, can look squishy, vulnerable and saggy in the next just by letting go of a pose. No one wants to post those pictures, those are the ones you delete before they’re even out of the camera. No one wants to say, “Hey! Here’s a selfie of how my tummy puffs out and look, can you see the stretch marks on my breasts!?”
I took both of those pictures this morning, minutes apart. They’re both me. They’re both completely unedited. They are simply meant to show the difference between a body that is carefully designed to be sexy and well-received, and a body that is just sitting there being a naked body on a bed in the morning.
I’m not saying that people shouldn’t pose in photos, or that photos designed to look sexy are bad whatsoever, so please don’t think that’s what I’m getting at. I just felt like sharing a picture of what a body really looks like sitting on a bed, instead of an image of what a body looks like carefully posed on a bed.


So true, and so amazing to see.

baretobush:

The Reality of Nude Photos

Alright, so this is a little bit of an unrelated note to my regular posts, but I feel like it’s important. I want to take just a quick minute to explain the difference I see between a naked body that’s posed and a naked body that is just that: a naked body.

When we look at naked people on the internet (be it Porn Stars, “selfies” taken by internet-famous bloggers, or professional freelance models), they are almost always in these poses that elongate the body, stretch out the muscles, show off the ribs, push the breasts forward and hide all of those squishy rolls that happen when we relax. I am not attacking them, so please don’t feel defensive if those are the kinds of photos you are a part of. They’re beautiful, I have no problem with them. I just feel called to point out that a body that looks so “sexy” or “slender” or “desirable” in one picture, can look squishy, vulnerable and saggy in the next just by letting go of a pose. No one wants to post those pictures, those are the ones you delete before they’re even out of the camera. No one wants to say, “Hey! Here’s a selfie of how my tummy puffs out and look, can you see the stretch marks on my breasts!?”

I took both of those pictures this morning, minutes apart. They’re both me. They’re both completely unedited. They are simply meant to show the difference between a body that is carefully designed to be sexy and well-received, and a body that is just sitting there being a naked body on a bed in the morning.

I’m not saying that people shouldn’t pose in photos, or that photos designed to look sexy are bad whatsoever, so please don’t think that’s what I’m getting at. I just felt like sharing a picture of what a body really looks like sitting on a bed, instead of an image of what a body looks like carefully posed on a bed.

So true, and so amazing to see.

Source: baretobush

25th June 2013

Photo

Oh hey. That’s me.

Oh hey. That’s me.

Tagged: lesbianbiracialfashionyellow

1st May 2013

Video reblogged from intersectional // sexuality with 1,124 notes

smidgetz:

notesonascandal:

virtuouslyvindicated:

viarachellllle:

Q.U.E.E.N. - Janelle Monáe feat. Erykah Badu (Video Premiere)

YESSSS!!! LIFE RECEIVEDDD!!!

YES. YES. YES. YES. YES.

This is fucking AMAZING. Get into those lyrics, tho.

yes plz

Source: youtube.com

10th February 2013

Photo reblogged from Me In My Place ® - beautiful women at home with 322,644 notes

meinmyplace:

One more blast from the past from an older shoot with Marcelle…  I don’t think I need to point out that this image now has over 200,000 notes on it…  Holy Sh**…
And to think we saved so many shots for the mimp app here…

meinmyplace:

One more blast from the past from an older shoot with Marcelle…  I don’t think I need to point out that this image now has over 200,000 notes on it…  Holy Sh**…

And to think we saved so many shots for the mimp app here…

Source: app.meinmyplace.com

21st January 2013

Photo with 3 notes

Hey all.

Hey all.

Tagged: queergayhaircuts

11th January 2013

Photo reblogged from Classic Hollywood Glam with 54 notes

vintage-fashionista:

Marilyn Monroe last photo shoot Vogue 1962

vintage-fashionista:

Marilyn Monroe last photo shoot Vogue 1962

Source: vintage-fashionista

11th January 2013

Photo reblogged from tomboy/femme style. with 701 notes