A collection of stories and videos that hopefully make you want to stand up and cheer for all of the crazy cool women out there making a difference and making it a fantastic time to be alive!
“Strength and beauty for me are often intertwined, since I find strength beautiful and I usually find strength in most women. The idea of a woman is beautiful to me. They are beautiful to draw, and they are beautiful in their strength…”
“Imagine the number of people who, by just growing food, could support their families. Imagine if all of our local restaurants were able to source almost everything locally, or there is a market in everyone’s neighborhood. Imagine our children eating school lunches that have been sourced local and are free of chemicals…”
“I like it when humans communicate their disdain for perfection and/or sheep mentality via not playing into (usually very boring) trends…”
” I think we are all creative beings and underestimate our creative abilities every day—especially the non-artsy-fartsy types…”
“One of my former comics instructors recently said something eluding to being an artist and cartoonist is like being a vampire, it is always going to be a part of you. I have always been creative, any time I try to do anything else, writing, journalism, community organizing, teaching, my art always intersects with that work…
“Growing up I didn’t know what I was doing with my singing. I knew I loved it, I knew it felt good, and singing in choir helped me feel a part of something bigger when I was in school and felt like the outsider. It still blows my mind that people buy my records and see me play live. I don’t take it for granted. It overwhelms me…”