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Skinny Girl

You can never be too rich or too thin ideal skinny girl . Pre-fab femininity skin and tone all you want to be is only skin deep . The wire coat hangar of a gay dress maker so flat, so … Continue reading

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Diaspora

by toritto The Cathedral Snack Bar – Asmara, Eritrea Bougainvillea Passegiatta Old men doffing borsalinos wearing double breasted suits. Topolinos in the street run as if on memory pretty girls now walking by laughing, giving boys the eye. “Un espresso … Continue reading

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FGM and the Demise of Foot Binding – a Repost

the illusion Foot binding – “the custom of binding the feet of young girls painfully tight to prevent further growth. The practice likely originated in the Southern Tang Dynasty in Nanking but spread to upper class families and eventually became … Continue reading

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