‘Pink to Make the Boys Wink’ and the Transition from Little Girl to Young Woman

Recently I’ve been interested in exploring my transition from young girl to young woman in my work. It has always been something that has intrigued me, particularly the role that my sexuality played in this transitioning process. I feel that becoming sexually active was one of the main events that signified my new ‘young woman’ status…

A Response to “Double Standards in the Dating World”

  All too often, as an editor of this feminist site, I am bombarded with angry emails from men who feel compelled to remind me that NOT ALL MEN are racist, sexist, rapists, etc, etc, etc.  They are furious that I have published something from a point of view that makes them uncomfortable and challenges…

‘Nips’ and Gender Identity

Recently, I’ve started to explore gender and identity in some of my work. For ‘Nips’ (below), I wanted to look at what it means to be masculine in today’s society and the limitations of living up to the ‘macho’ stereotype, particularly the stereotypical assumption that men wearing pink is somehow automatically an indication of homosexuality.…

Underneath It All

“Underneath It All” derails the traditional roles of gender and outdated conventions of identity reliant upon biological sexuality. The collection highlights the relationship between gender identity and underwear  while demonstrating that gender can be misconstrued by appearance. These pictures reveal that there is more to undergarments than Victoria’s Secret and Hanes – that in fact,…

Hits and Shits

The Shits: Kans-ass passed a gay segregation bill while the rest of Americans complained about Russia’s homophobia.  Kansas approved a bill this week that allows businesses to deny service to gay couples. I couldn’t make this shit up if I tried. Many countries “stuck it to Russia” in their rainbow Olympic gear recently, and America definitely…

Pretty Pretty Pejic

In the modeling industry it is important to have a signature. It can be a look or pose just as long as only one person is able to achieve it and recreate it effortlessly and repeatedly. This signature makes someone irreplaceable on the runway and in front of the camera. The fashion world is meant…