Jill Peters: Sworn Virgins of Albania

This project by photographer Jill Peters is stunning. Traveling to remote locations, Peters captured the portraits of Balkan women who have chosen to live as men for cultural and tribal reasons, an archaic tradition now fading as the region lurches into modernity.

Portfolio: Jill Peters Photography: Sworn Virgins of Albania (website)


Mitchelene BigMan: Native American woman warrior

This interview just keeps getting better. After a thoroughly disheartening week of continuing to look for work, I am immensely inspired to keep plugging away at the job application process.

(Also, hi! Sorry for radio silence. You’d think with all this free time I’d remember to update my blog once in a blue moon.)

Article: Mitchelene BigMan: Native American woman warrior (Samara Freemark via Public Insight Netw0rk)