In the absence of proper education, teens are left to their own devices to learn about sex, often relying on rumours, misinformation, and experimentation to do so. This was the experience of Eileen Kelly, whose conservative Catholic upbringing and all-male household after the loss of her mother left huge blanks in her sexual knowledge — blanks for which she turned to the internet to fill. Kelly then decided to pass on what she had learned to others, fielding questions from her bedroom about puberty and sex from fellow confused teens on what would become her very popular Tumblr page Killer and a Sweet Thang.
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The caption underneath the photo reads, "Eileen Kelly may be 20, but she looks much younger. The whole package is meant to portray Kelly as a sugar-baby-esque figure who uses her looks to attract creepy, older men who prey on young girls. I have all these young girls who follow me and are like, 'Oh, you helped me with my body image. What happened to Kelly, though, isn't necessarily surprising. It's not that Kelly is too young to know what she's doing, it's that she says older generations and strangers are misconstruing her message. She's not selling sex.
Eileen Kelly is using her cat-green eyes to scour pine boxes at her favorite New York haunt, Dashwood Books, on Bond Street, to find something rare and cool and inspiring to feature on her new blog, Killer and a Sweet Thang , or in her upcoming zine. Because she's only And it shows.
License this image. Main menu additional Become a Member Shop. Twitter Facebook Email Pinterest Share this page. Created by Eileen Agar — Title Photograph of Joseph Bard nude on a bed. Date s—s. Medium Negative.