Justicia & Dignidad
Maritza Soledad is a Xicana spoken word poeta from the Pacific Northwest. Heavily involved in underground social justice movement, Maritza uses words to liberate young minds. I snapped this flicka of Maritza when she was leaving back to the westside of Washington after having come to the Yakima Valley to perform with a Waxicana Art Collective known as MUJERES IN MOTION.
Last month, when I blogged about Heteronormativity, fantasy, and Bitterblue, the issue of a writer’s “agenda” popped up more than once, as in: Did Kristin Cashore have a liberal agenda when writing Bitterblue, and was it too obvious? Those questions can obviously be extended to all writers and books: Did the writer have an agenda (of whatever kind), and was it too obvious? I’ve been thinking about this issue ever since, and today I’m going to unpack some of my thoughts about it. [Continue reading]
because of meghan i am going to write a les mis fic that is just a 10 paragraph biography of the landlady of the building where they fuck
“How do you love something w/o needing to possess it?
How do you find something beautiful + not need to take it?”
Has your cat ever walked across your keyboard? Well, it’s not a new problem. Medieval book historian Erik Kwakkel recently Tweeted this photo of a 15th century book with… you guessed it… cat paw prints in ink on the pages! We’re part of a long and glorious historical movement, friends. (Source: Dr. Marty Becker)