Have you ever thought about what your kids would look like?
“I’m gonna win, and so can you!”
“I’m often made to feel that to be great, I have to do more than anyone else, better than anyone else, with less help than anyone else.”
Remembering a little bit of love everyday: It’s the only way I can prepare for this journey.
“We’re queer because we know and say that we are — not because we satisfy a series of credentials.”
I have a problem…
“I loved everything about swimming lessons and fun in the pool. Well — almost everything.”
“I’m fine” is just code for “I’m disassociating from my feelings.”
“Why? Aren’t you all about the gay stuff?”
Inside The Black Triangle is a photo series intending to highlight the struggles, joy, heartbreak, confusion, and diverse experiences of queer women living in a heteronormative world, and the artist behind the project is hosting an Autostraddle Meet-Up at Denver Pride this weekend!
“I know the difference between a party that’s celebrating me and a party that’s exploiting me.”
Finding resilience in challenging times.
You came to “Sexing the Collage Cherry” and boi are your arms tired.
A quick look back at A-Camp X!
“You are important!”
Physical touch is not about niceness, it’s about intimacy. It’s not owed. It’s considered.
Crying is good for you, and don’t work too hard.
Aguilar was a pioneer in sharing the faces and experiences of various Latina lesbians in the 90s, when there was very little representation. Aguilar’s art gives the marginalized and subcultures within subcultures — poor, fat, woman, lesbian, Latina — a place to be held and seen.
“Usually the artist is in charge of the perspective, they’re in charge of the way in which we are seen. I wanted it to be a connecting experience, where we kind of give and take and share that experience together.”