I got booked for and unfortunately participated in, a “plus-size” show during fashion week. A plus-size show… I was a size 36. Read More
A place such as Instagram seems to be an appropriate place to challenge the stereotypical, sexualized and fetishized image of the capable female body.
Realizing how my black skin and thick lips would sometimes be fetishized and reduce me to just a category on a porn site is something I found very hard to cope with. Read More
Learning to recognize beauty in people both similar and different fromourselves is an important first step, but remembering to express is truly a way to connect with people. Read More
Last fall I decided to quit my job and take time off to simply listen to myself and my needs.
Being the boss of your own life is hard when others are claiming ownership of your body.
After breaking up with my boyfriend, I had to find a new permanent home, which took longer than I thought it would. Read More
As one of the only Middle-Eastern femmes in my school, I couldn't really relate to any of my friends when I was going through puberty. Read More
Maurice Merleau-Ponty was one of the first to acknowledge the body and the bodily being-in-the-world as a way to experience and perceive the world. Read More
Back in January, we were approached by two photographers; Rebecca and Lindsey. They offered to do a photoshoot for Moons and Junes and we were thrilled.
I always thought the first person to buy me lingerie would be my hot future Ryan-Gosling lookalike boyfriend. Read More