River Phoenix at the Academy Awards, year 1989
Andy Warhol at Gristedes supermarket, New York (1962)
Unlearning all the poisonous things society has conditioned us to feel about ourselves is a long process. Ridding ourselves of internalized racism, misogyny, etc, especially in terms of traditional beauty standards isn’t easy so make sure to remember it’s not your fault, and overall be nice and patient with yourself.
"you’re too young to determine your sexuality" said no one to the heterosexual teenager