The Settle Point

Reclaiming yourself is a revolutionary act

Megan Pillow
Oct 29, 2019 · 26 min read
Photographs by Maya Setton

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

I ’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…