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Grrrls Speak Truth

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Grrrls Speak Truth

My dad always wonders why I am so enamored with old photos. Photos from my past. Photos from other people's past. I like seeing where I came from. I like seeing how far I've come. I honor my past. 

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"Suck in your ribs!": My life in the Ballet

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"Suck in your ribs!": My life in the Ballet

I used to think there was one type of female beauty: the ballet aesthetic

I was a ballet and jazz dancer from the age of 7 until 20. Once I started developing, I became super aware of my body, and it didn't help that I spent 4-5 days a week studying this body of mine in front of miles upon miles of mirrors.

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Is the Pin-Up Feminist?

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Is the Pin-Up Feminist?

I've always been a fan of "The Pin-Up," and through it all, I've had conversations with other women questioning this interest of mine. The led to my own internal dialogue--my own questioning of why I continue to like them. It also led me to the question, is the pin-up feminist?

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