omg michelle

OMG Michelle, originally uploaded by Holy Holy.

Check out OMG Michelle at www.myspace.com/michellethegroup


Posted by on January 16th, 2008 at 08:00 am

Category: faces 4 comments »

4 Responses to “omg michelle”

  1. whittles

    Ha!
    My stepsibling was just telling me about them. The shorty on the far right is on of her friend’s in Brooklyn. Small world…

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  2. andi

    Seriously? That’s awesome! :)

    I’ve been having a really hard time finding androgynous African American faces in the flickr pools (that are marked genderqueer or androgynous and allow for 3rd party blogging). I had to ask Holy Holy for permission to use this photo — she was generous enough to change its settings for me.

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  3. miss day

    how could any one not love OMG Michelle? i mean look at those faces! i strongly recommend checking out their mysapce and showing them some love. do it now u can say u knew Michelle before she was signed (cuz they are going to be signed in about 3 seconds).

    also:
    the terms “gendrequeer” and “androgynous” are largely used by white queer scenes, so im not surprised that they have yielded tons of poc results. i havnt spent much time on Flickr, but i would try searching “aggressives” or “butch queen” or “stud.” there is, not surprisingly a shift in terminology when moving between segregated spaces.

    its also possible that Flickr is primarily accessed by white folk.

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  4. andi

    Miss Day, it is an honor to hear from you. Hi! And yay for OMG Michelle!

    Thanks for the flickr tips — I’ll check out those terms. But yeah, i think it’s also true that flickr is a mostly-white-folk community. Wishing I knew of a “POC equivalent” (along the lines of myspace) that had privacy settings for 3rd party bloggers…

    The hunt for a fully-optimized culturally-representative lazy-blogging workflow process continues…

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