Teacup with mustache guard. Glazed porcelain, gold. c. 1885. German. Gift of Dr. Clifford Leonard.
"Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a woman who’s easy to cheer for.
The Supreme Court justice stands at five-feet, one-inch tall. She was the second woman ever appointed to America’s highest bench, the first female Jew. She’s a grandma.
And most importantly, she’s a breathtakingly accomplished legal scholar who’s not afraid to stand up to her largely conservative male peers. Even aside from her extremely eloquent, impassioned dissent against Monday’s ruling on Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, it might be expected that those who oppose the decision would rally behind “the Notorious RBG” and her defense of women’s reproductive rights—she’s a living representation of intelligent, feminist defiance."
The government of Senegal has ordered the closure or cancelation of all exhibitions dealing with queer issues in the 2014 edition of Dak’Art, the 11th Biennale of Contemporary African Art.
Marlene Dietrich and photographer Don English on the set of Shanghai Express (Josef von Sternberg, 1931)
"I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move."
Robert Louis Stevenson (via purplebuddhaproject)
"Glamour of the Allies": French Postcard Set c. 1917 via Tuckdb
Give me the strength not to go write essays about these immediately.
If there’s a “heavens no” and a “hell yes” why isn’t there a “purgatory maybe”