From Where I Stand

Some days are rocks, some days are diamonds.

Danielle, 27 Boston, MA, USA

I'm not good at describing myself. I have a blog.

I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you simply, without problems or pride: I love you in this way because I do not know any other way of loving but this, in which there is no I or you, so intimate that your hand upon my chest is my hand, so intimate that when I fall asleep your eyes close.

Pablo Neruda , 100 Love Sonnets  (via thatkindofwoman)

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Mr. & Mrs. Carter.

I am prepared to be beheaded on my comment but I would have preferred she was dressed as in covered. There are two reasons for this. One because implicit in the shot is, her power and influence is solely sexual titivation and there is nothing else to her as a woman. Two, it would have been wonderful to have dressed traditionally to give an alternate perspective as a whole human being beyond “sexuality”. Believe it or not, this just reinforces “hypersexualization”. This is not a stage performance of a musician in costume, in character. This should have been about a powerful woman - not a crotch shot.

Right. I’ll be over here ready to be kicked. I can deal.

I agree with you SG - she has tons of cute outfits that could still make her look like the fierce performer that she is. Its time magazine-nothing about time magazine is sexual at all yet B is on the cover in a swimsuit hence reflecting the constant view that her sex sells and propels her.

It is very offensive for all the reasons stated. Cheers.

No kicking here. Agree. Especially considering she was under the “Titans” category. Am ALWAYS here for Beyoncé, and as per usual she looks GORGEOUS, but yes it would’ve been a fresh and more accurate image for TIME to depict her as a “mogul” or “face” of Brand Beyoncé. It’s a shot more akin to Elle.

Exactly. Optics are everything in this day and age and it would have been far more suitable to both brands (Time and Beyonce).

I have to disagree with you all. Bey looks gorgeous and her sexuality doesn’t detract from her power. She shouldn’t have to cover her body in order to be taken as a serious businesswoman. I think that it’s almost suggesting her femininity or sexiness is inherently not powerful. Let’s let women be in control of their bodies and their minds and present themselves in the manner that they feel is best for them. If she wasn’t comfortable with the shot it wouldn’t have been the shot.

(Source: life-of-beyonce)

Don’t you dare disrespect Beyonce like that ever again in your entire life. You should know better than that. That’s just straight up disrespect. You can’t even go there.

—Rita Ora, responding to Power 105.1’s breakfast hosts when asked about the rumors of her having an affair with Jay Z. (via aintnojigga)

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Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973), Black Figure, 1948. Lithograph on wove paper.
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Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973), Black Figure, 1948. Lithograph on wove paper.

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