Deeper Than Skin

A stranger just suggested I find a “real nice photographer” because the images on my wall don’t do me “justice.” Listen: This person doesn’t understand the implications of his words, nor does he understand the culture that’s taught him women are most valued for their beauty; a woman that isn’t showcasing that always is actually doing self- harm. He meant to encourage me to display my physical appearance with confidence, to “share it,” when actually he’s saying I’ve fallen sho