Woke Wednesday // Meet St. Louis Photographer Raquita Henderson of Pinxit Photo

Woke Wednesday // Meet St. Louis Photographer Raquita Henderson of Pinxit Photo

For Woke Wednesday, we chatted with Raquita Henderson, the photographer behind Pinxit in St. Louis, to discuss how she started photographing weddings at age 13, how she risks losing business by being vocal about her values, and how much she deeply loves weddings.

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These Are the Best Feminist-Friendly Songs to Put on Your Wedding Playlist

These Are the Best Feminist-Friendly Songs to Put on Your Wedding Playlist

You and your fiancé are ready for the big day: You've found the perfect pair of locally-sourced rings, your outfits are on point, and any sexist traditions have been snuffed. Now, what about the dance playlist? No need to sift through your Spotify in vain—your song choices can be both feminist and rockin'. 

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Woke Wednesday // Meet Richmond Photographer Nadiya Nacorda of Imani Fine Art Photography

Woke Wednesday // Meet Richmond Photographer Nadiya Nacorda of Imani Fine Art Photography

If you find yourself questioning something that feels inappropriate or abusive, then it probably is. Do not "use" an interracial couple in a shoot just to make your portfolio more diverse so you can start seeming more inclusive to the industry. Start first with yourself. Take a step back, and look at the inner circle of people you see every month. Who are they? What do you all talk about? Are you discussing issues related to populations you have no experience with? Do you participate in tokenizing? Overall, if you share these values and want to start out in the industry, double and then triple-check yourself and your own life. Because if you're still participating in social practices that are damaging or harmful toward marginalized groups in this country, whether it be consciously or subconsciously, then frankly you haven't done the work.

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{un}convention Sponsor // Punky Pins

{un}convention Sponsor // Punky Pins

Claire Whaite is the boss babe behind the British enamel pin, patch, and sticker empire know as Punky Pins! We are THRILLED that she is one of goody bag sponsors for {un}convention London on Friday, 21 April. So if you love feminist community, and really want a badass enamel pin or sticker, then register for {un}convention!

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Closed-Door Prose // Just A Minute

Closed-Door Prose // Just A Minute

Charo put on the white exercise pants, her favorite. Even just sliding them on up over her legs made her feel so good. And if Nick were not home, in the other room, head bent over his textbook in sexless concentration, she would have just lain back on the bed and brought herself to orgasm alone. No, but she had a plan.

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