Posts Categorized: recommended reading

Lovely Links: 5/26/17

Weekly Kitty:

Snuggles.

A Punk and Political History of Tartan

Women of size grossly lack representation in our media, and especially in fitness media and advertising. Looking back on my own experiences, I realized that this lack of representation was the reason I felt so much fear and anxiety around joining my run program. I couldn’t see a likeness of my body successfully engaging in fitness, anywhere, and this left me with an element of unknown to overcome.” READ MORE

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Lovely Links: 5/19/17

Weekly Kitty:

Simon likes to use his own tail as a muffler.

“It’s [Laundry Service Georgina] Johnson’s continued dedication to not playing to over-sexualised, fetishised presentations of black womanhood in mainstream media – sustained here by Mitchell’s eye for capturing a real narrative beyond Tumblr feed aesthetics. Blissfully unaffected and carefree, both Johnson’s designs and [photographer Tyler] Mitchell’s images offer a positive expression of difference in an increasingly hostile world …” READ MORE

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Lovely Links: 5/5/17

Weekly Kitty:

“If it fits, I sits,” Baseball Cap Edition.

“‘Androgynous’ is a label [clothing designer Gomez] Palomo particularly loathes, casting it off as ‘old fashioned.’ It does seem inadequate; if anything his poetic, exuberant designs are hyper-feminine. But make no mistake, however much women admire and wear his clothes, Palomo very definitely designs for men – or ‘boys’ as the 24-year-old puts it.” READ MORE

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