In the winter of 2011, almost three weeks before my twenty-first birthday, I had the extraordinary pleasure of joining forces with photographer Saddi Khali, a visionary artist celebrated for producing … Continue Reading A Photo-essay: Decolonizing My Body, My Being (By Eddie Ndopu)
I do worry sometimes that in my proclamation of my new found self-love, I’ve made it look easy. That I’ve made it look effortless. That I woke up like this. … Continue Reading For Those Moments When You Just Can’t Stand Yourself
As an effort to be kinder to my body, I’ve decided to put my energy in physical activities that make me feel happy, rather than punishing myself with exercises that … Continue Reading 5 Things You Will Learn From a Pole Dancing Class
I First asked Anna to submit her letter a few months ago I saw a picture of her that she posted on Facebook when she finished a half marathon. The caption described her journey of overcoming an eating disorder and becoming healthy enough to run this marathon. That, is a story worth hearing.
Once is a while, you stumble onto words that feel like the author went far into the depths of your soul and unearthed secrets about your insecurities, not to expose … Continue Reading This is the Poem You Need to Hear Right now
Dear beautiful girl to whom I asked to write a love letter to herself, tonight you broke my heart. I started this blog because I saw too many girls around … Continue Reading To The Girl Who Said No When I Asked Her to Write a Love Letter to Herself