You are meeting me when I’m old and ugly. You ought to have met me when I was young and ugly!
mujhe koi farkh nahi parta
look at all the farkhs I give
zero farkhs given
Bethann Hardison on racism in the fashion industry.
From About Face: Supermodels then and now
“Screw writing “strong” women. Write interesting women. Write well-rounded women. Write complicated women. Write a woman who kicks ass, write a woman who cowers in a corner. Write a woman who’s desperate for a husband. Write a woman who doesn’t need a man. Write women who cry, women who rant, women who are shy, women who don’t take no shit, women who need validation and women who don’t care what anybody thinks. THEY ARE ALL OKAY, and all those things could exist in THE SAME WOMAN. Women shouldn’t be valued because we are strong, or kick-ass, but because we are people. So don’t focus on writing characters who are strong. Write characters who are people.” [x]