aieshaarab A1 since day 1. 2d

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aieshaarab *** REPOST*** I felt this deserved a shout out and hope it helps some of us hold our mirrors up. ---@rupikaur_ @rupikaur_ @rupikaur_ @rupikaur_

thank you @instagram for providing me with the exact response my work was created to critique. you deleted a photo of a woman who is fully covered and menstruating stating that it goes against community guidelines when your guidelines outline that it is nothing but acceptable. the girl is fully clothed. the photo is mine. it is not attacking a certain group. nor is it spam. and because it does not break those guidelines i will repost it again. i will not apologize for not feeding the ego and pride of misogynist society that will have my body in an underwear but not be okay with a small leak. when your pages are filled with countless photos/accounts where women (so many who are underage) are objectified. pornified. and treated less than human. thank you. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀ ⠀⠀⠀ ⠀ this image is a part of my photoseries project for my visual rhetoric course. you can view the full series at rupikaur.com ⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀ i bleed each month to help make humankind a possibility. my womb is home to the divine. a source of life for our species. whether i choose to create or not. but very few times it is seen that way. in older civilizations this blood was considered holy. in some it still is. but a majority of people. societies. and communities shun this natural process. some are more comfortable with the pornification of women. the sexualization of women. the violence and degradation of women than this. they cannot be bothered to express their disgust about all that. but will be angered and bothered by this. we menstruate and they see it as dirty. attention seeking. sick. a burden. as if this process is less natural than breathing. as if it is not a bridge between this universe and the last. as if this process is not love. labour. life. selfless and strikingly beautiful.
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aieshaarab Last night we tried #permrods. I prefer my natural curls so I brushed it out today.Still a cute mommy moment. #momlife 4d

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aieshaarab It's been 7 weeks since I shaved the sides of my hair 😀. I've been waiting for my #TWA to be in the cute tapered stage, I think it's almost there. Anyhow, I'm living with my hair cut and I tried to smile in my last pic. I'll never do that again. #smirkgang lol 4d

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aieshaarab Attitude. 6d

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aieshaarab Congratulations to one of my best friends in the world on his spread with @RitaOra in the @hollywoodreporter. He has so much talent and silently accomplishes everything he says he going to do. It feels good to see him get recognized for his work in fashion. Yay @jasonrembert !! "Top 25 Power Stylists" 2w

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aieshaarab FEMINIST. 2w

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aieshaarab I never do what's easy. I do what's right. <3 2w

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aieshaarab My nephew KJ and my favorite piece at @cityofink #EnoughIzEnough. Made out of skittles and Arizona cans. #RIPTrayvon #Blacklivesmatter 4w

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  •   curls320 She's so cute!!!!! 4w
  •   educatedscorpioqueen Kylie is so beautiful 4w
  •   ticarmo__blklabel Awww 4w
  •   core330 Jalyssa "ohhh so that's where Kylie went to eat. She said she had to go eat and never called me back" 4w
  •   aieshaarab @core330 aww yea and she's calling you back now we tried calling you back yesterday too 4w
  •   core330 Lol miss jalyssa seems to have misplaced her ipod, hold tight. 4w
  •   jaja_gucci She's awesome! 3w

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aieshaarab Planning my day in my head while editing photos of my Kylie. I love this little girl! It's going to be an awesome day filled with smiles and hugs. That's all I've planned out so far. 💭 1mon

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aieshaarab Kylie is one in a gazillion @stalley, thank you. 1mon

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aieshaarab My daughter Kylie and I met the beautiful @therealchilli at the mall. She was so sweet! ️ happy birthday!!!! 1mon

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