Polly is best known for her dark and satirical drawings of women and their demons. Her Illustrations often tell stories of anxiety, complicated relationships and the struggle for self-acceptance.
Think it is safe to say my life hasn’t been plane sailing, yet from the outside looking in people seem to think otherwise, that is why it is so important to truly use that saying you learnt when you were a kid – don’t judge a book by its cover.
Ashnikko is an artist unafraid to assert her identity and believes, with no compromises and no fucks given. After releasing her female empowerment anthem ‘Blow’, the London-based American artist has today dropped a visceral new track in the shape of ‘Invitation’.
Growing up a girl, it’s more normal to hear your elders discouraging you from trying things rather than encouraging you to. From an early age, we’re taught that we can’t achieve the same things as boys and our parents control our actions far more strictly than our male peers up into adulthood.
I'm Gina Martin and I was upskirted at a festival last year. A guy, whose advances I'd rejected, put his iPhone between my legs and took photos of my crotch in broad daylight.
Wouldn't it be so powerful if you fell in love with yourself so deeply that you would do just about anything if you knew it would make you happy? We always look to current celebrities and famous figures in our global society as our beacons of inspiration.
Gurls Talk teamed up with Romance Journal and Women Under the Influence in January for the Women's March on Washington D.C. check out the video we made together! Featuring so many incredible women and interviews. Check it out below:
I’m more in touch with every emotion I possess than most people are in their lifetime. I’ve always been more of a sensitive soul, always a little deeper than my peers.
Throughout my teen years I had trouble understanding what beauty really is and what the ‘requirements’ were. As soon as I got my dreadlocks (locs) I desperately needed to feel comfortable, until I saw this quote “My hair doesn’t need to be ‘fixed’, society’s narrow minded view of ‘beauty’ is what’s broken”.