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The Settle Point

Reclaiming yourself is a revolutionary act

Photographs by Maya Setton

(Editor’s note: This essay contains nude photos)

II ’m in the bathroom of the Airbnb putting on mascara when M, the photographer, arrives. I can hear her talking to J, the man I’m seeing, like they’ve known each other forever, which they have. I can hear the ease in their voices as they murmur to each other, the mention of the names I…




A new magazine from Roxane Gay offering some of the most interesting and thoughtful cultural criticism to be found on the Web. Our first quarterly is coming in June 2019. We value deep explorations, timelessness, and challenging conventional thinking without being cheap and lazy.

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Megan Pillow (formerly Megan Pillow Davis) is a writer and doctoral candidate. Follow her on Twitter at @megpillow.

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