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Lately, I’ve been thinking more and more about the importance of self-care. There was a time, because my own self-esteem was in such a stressed, dark, overtaxed place, that I put literally everyone’s needs before my own. But it’s okay–and GOOD, and NECESSARY!–to take care of you.
Here’s a great quick read from Greatist. Celebrate you. And do the things you love–even if it’s as simple as wearing a great pair of high heels
“Increasingly, I’m thinking, Nope. No siree. I matter too. What small, seemingly unimportant additions can you add to your life, starting now?”
Read this beautiful account of a trans woman’s journey with yoga: How Yoga Transforms Lives in Yoga Journal.
British Museum explores historic secrets of gay love:
Guide to erotic LGBT objects forms part of Pride festival
There is a sculpture of the beautiful face of Antinous, at whose death Emperor Hadrian “wept like a woman”; a battered copper coin showing the poet Sappho, whose surviving fragments of erotic poetry were so intense that the Victorians called all women who loved women after her native Lesbos; and a 20-year-old tin badge demanding, “how dare you presume I’m heterosexual”.
The objects are among those detailed in a new guide to be launched this month by the British Museum, tracing a history often hidden within one of the world’s great collections.
“From Judy to Elton to Ellen, this timeline of LGBT pop culture milestones will blow your mind”
Here it is on Huffpost Gay:
Is there a right answer?
No. There absolutely isn’t. Dance. Be. Flow. Who you love is who you love—if you choose one partner over another, that’s okay. That’s the dance of life. We’re beautiful. Absolutely perfect. We all are. Same sex, hetero, trans, alone, together, in a cluster of feeling: love matters. Its gender doesn’t. I’m certain as I breathe.
Check out Donna Karan’s Urban Zen foundation for more: urbanzen.org