Through her albums, we are attending Janet Jackson master classes in sexuality, humanity and love. It's a beautifully poetic and rigorous course load. Here are some key lessons she has guided us through.
This oatmeal, rosewater and aloe eczema mask calms dry, itchy skin and eczema.
I was only fourteen when I explicitly declared something that would later influence perhaps what is my worldview, identity, etc., yet I never took a moment to ask myself why so? And it is only a couple of years ago I began to question, "why feminism?"
It's an easy scapegoat to look at someone else and say they are the cause of your problems, but if you keep inviting havoc into your life--by not addressing whatever is causing you to act a certain way or make certain choices, then you are actually the cause of your problems, not the person or thing you invited in.
Now that the meaning has been commercialized, are we becoming over-achieving independent women to hide a deeper insecurity or because we’re truly driven by the desires that we pursue?
The idea that children’s bodies belong to them and no one else is considered revolutionary in my family, and that’s the saddest part of all.
Here are the self-guiding goals/rules I’ve created for myself to help me achieve greatness next year. Hint: It involves Kanye and weird ass clothes.
"I wanted to make it really clear to her that as much as I was going out and fighting for other women's options, I myself had never had an abortion. I felt it was important that people know I was unblemished in this department."
No longer will we come into spaces and be hidden in corners. Fat femmes are at the forefront and are not settling for mistreatment. We don't have to.