Benten is the Japanese goddess of love, beauty, eloquence, wisdom, arts and music, knowledge, good fortune, and water. She is the protectress of children and the patroness of geishas, dancers, and musicians. Originally she was a sea goddess or water goddess, on whose image many local deities near lakes were based.
Malcolm Liepke, Curves, 2014
oil on canvas, 18 x 30 in. (45.7 x 76.2 cm)
lets talk about how the gender neutral wardrobe is boyish clothes because feminine clothes aren’t considered neutral
and it’s totally connected with the idea that men are the default
yeah like if a women wears a suit or more masculine clothes people will take her seriously and be like ‘oh she looks like she means business’ - but if a dude wears a dress (a lot of) people think it’s funny and embarrassing
"It’s only terrorism if they do it to us. When we do much worse to them, it’s not terrorism.” .. (Noam Chomsky)
reblogging for the quote - so so true
A Jewish woman and a Palestinian woman protesting together in 1973, 1992, and 2001.
"I just want to have a completely adventurous, passionate, weird life."