im tired of being considered vapid for liking pop music or caring about fashion as if these things inherently lack substance or as if the things i enjoy somehow make me a lesser person
I’m a feminist, and God knows I’m loyal to my sex, and you must remember that from my very early days, when this city was scarcely safe from buffaloes, I was in the struggle for equal rights for women. But when we paraded through the catcalls of men and when we chained ourselves to lampposts to try to get our equality — dear child, we didn’t foresee those female writers.
Feuillet, Origin of Eighteenth-Century Dance Notation or Choreography
Art should be about connecting and giving. It provides a two-way connection between you and the viewer. I don’t care if some ‘director of something’ or ‘someone from the board of something’ loves my work. When the plumber walks off the street and says he loves it then you know you’re doing something right.
—Shantell Martin (via stylelikeu)
i dont want my words to be taken out of context
i dont want to be infantilized because i refuse to be sexualized
i dont want to be molested at shows or on the street by people who perceive me as an object that exists for their personal satisfaction
i dont want to live in a world where…
Tell it how it is, Ms. Grimes! And P.S. let us know if you ever need a Pierrot ensemble for whatever reason!