Tag Archives: photography

Sojourner Truth: “A woman in control of her image”

Tweet Holiday movie-viewing season probably means that you undoubtedly will catch one of the most talked about films of the year, Spielberg’s “Lincoln.” I saw the movie a few weeks back and it’s pretty grand. Yet, I had a healthy amount of skepticism going in, because it is a Spielberg jawn, which would mean there [...]
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Quick hit: Donna Ferrato’s photo crusade against domestic violence

Tweet The above image is iconic.  Nan Goldin released this self portrait as part of her photo monograph, ‘The Ballad of Sexual Dependency‘ in 1986. Goldin’s work was one of self inquiry, groundbreaking in its visceral analysis of intimacy and relationships from her generation. It launched her career as an artist, it also, over time [...]
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Because it’s Friday, let’s look at amazing photos

TweetLet’s take a moment to marvel at the beauty and wonder of our world. Not to get too emo on you, darling feminists, but I’ve just gotten done posting about racism, sexism and sexual violence in war and conflict. And the past few weeks have brought a reinvigorated assault on women’s health care. So, let’s [...]
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I Am J photo contest: we have a winner!

TweetLast week I announced a contest to win a copy of I Am J signed by author Cris Beam. And now we have a winner! I like the way Jackie, the photographer, uses objects in space to convey a sense of identity. Here’s the winning photo collage: Click to enlarge. Congratulations to Jackie and thank [...]
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Contest: win a signed copy of I Am J

TweetI Am J is the story of a Latino teenager coming out as a trans guy in New York City. I’m definitely a fan of young adult fiction, and this book’s a great example of how the genre can be used to raise awareness or offer young people an example of someone else like them, [...]
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