July 23th, 2019 * I saw Jupiter for the first time at Atlas, in Mission District, but I didn’t have the courage to talk to her. A few months later I saw her again in the same place, and asked without hesitation whether I could write about her and her relationship with clothing. Here’s Jupiter’s story….
“When I first saw it, I didn’t know if I was gonna like that costume because it was so different than the ones I was used to in my childhood”
May 18th, 2019 * She was leaning on a backstage fence, looking ahead, preparing her body for a dance that was part of Cinco de Mayo – an annual event that celebrates the Mexican-American culture in the Mission neighborhood. She was beautiful, her body posture was impeccable and I just kept staring at her. I…