My name is Mattanah, and I’m a writer + photographer. I’d love to help you tell your story!
The instructor’s thin fingers glide across buttons on a CD player sitting atop the nearby credenza, and music begins to vibrate through the room, bringing with it a breeze of invisible color to the white walls and a whisper of energy in each little girl’s ear that prompts her to rise and begin the number again. Again. Again. Read + See More
The often-surreptitious messages of The Bachelor and of many other cultural forces damage and discredit the reality of womanhood, telling all women that if they don’t shrink their thighs and highlight their cheekbones to fit into the diminutive margins set for them, then they don’t count. And it’s not just hurting women — it’s hurting everyone. Because when you dehumanize half the population, the whole population suffers for it. Read + See More