I was a little taken aback. For 14 years, I presented as what now seems to me to be an almost painfully traditional feminine female, with long hair and skinny jeans and crop tops, with make-up in middle school and dresses at parties. I have always tried to push myself, be it in climbing the sport I have fallen in love with , school or facing the world. But much of this motivation has gone into conforming, rather than finding an identity that inherently fits me.
The Gawker Media art staff had a nice month. Here's a bunch of favorites, all from February of It's March. More precisely: it's March Madness. We survived February, the worst winter month. Spring is sort-of-almost here.