Michela Picchi’s Home in Berlin | iGNANT
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From Garden of Sodom by Yasuhiro Yoshioka
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A feminist group based in Guangzhou, China staged an online protest against the sexual exploitation of women in the workplace, revealing a photograph with a message boldly written in red on a whiteboard behind them: “My vagina does not come free with my labor.” More words were written on the women’s thighs, reiterating: “Not freebies.” 
The campaign was in response to a recent fatal rape case involving a 20-year-old woman at a state-owned company who was asked by her boss to a dinner. She was sexually assaulted by her boss’s friend and died as a result of her injuries.“Don’t ask your staff to provide part-time escort services. Women should only be asked to provide knowledge or technical skills in the workplace, but not other things,” says Ye Haiyan, an advocate of women’s and children’s rights.
Read more via The New York Times.
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Replicas from Edinburgh castle and, my plant is finally looking good.


In 1886, gold mining was introduced to South Africa. The city of Johannesburg, at that time a small, desolate farming community, was transformed into an international mining mecca, and eventually became the epicenter of a gold rush in Africa. Click through for a selection of photos from Jason Larkin’s upcoming book on the subject, “Tales from the City of Gold”:“Daniel and the Hunting Dogs” (2012)
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A day spent in bed, rolling around in my favorite colours.

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Jillian Freyer
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The Madonna of the Lillies, 1899 

The Madonna of the Roses, 1903 

WIlliam-Adolphe Bouguereau

~   (via psych-facts)
~   from Republic of Thieves, by Scott Lynch
~   Alfredo Flores


photos by (click pic) saravanan dhandapani, vilvesh swaminathan and mahesh balasubramanian from the mayana soora thiruvizha festival, which occurs every march in the small, southern indian village of kaveripattinam and is devoted to angalamman, one of the fiercest forms of the mother goddess mariamman.


don’t be too clingy
don’t be such a ‘girl’
be a woman
but be hairless like a child

don’t wear skimpy outfits
don’t be such a ‘slut’
be modest
but take it off when i ask

don’t assert yourself
don’t be such a ‘bitch’
be nice to me
but don’t be a fucking doormat

don’t be ignorant
don’t be such a ‘bimbo’
be intelligent
but don’t argue your opinion with me

don’t wear make-up ever
don’t be so ‘insecure’
be yourself
but don’t complain if i don’t like it

Canvas  by  andbamnan