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Fashion & Beauty

Argentinian City Bans Beauty Pageants, Replaces Them With “Community Awards”

Argentinian City Bans Beauty Pageants, Replaces Them With “Community Awards”

There are many people in favor of beauty pageants because they say it can give girls a whole load of confidence they never had before, and it also can encourage […]

Boys We Like

John Oliver Expertly Breaks Down Everything Wrong With Beauty Pageants

John Oliver Expertly Breaks Down Everything Wrong With Beauty Pageants

Beauty Pageants, they’re a dime a dozen, but more importantly, they hold a certain stigma about the representation of women in the 21st century. We’ve shared plenty of articles about […]

Causes

Girl Goes Makeup Free For 1 Year In Search Of True Beauty

Girl Goes Makeup Free For 1 Year In Search Of True Beauty

The search for “true beauty” is about as elusive as the fabled fountain of youth. Or at least that’s what we have been led to believe because for far too […]

Family Life, Fashion & Beauty

‘Miss You Can Do It’ Beauty Pageant Will Leave You Feeling Inspired After Watching

‘Miss You Can Do It’ Beauty Pageant Will Leave You Feeling Inspired After Watching

Forget all your prejudiced thoughts on beauty pageants. Toddlers and Tiaras, Honey Boo Boo, even the Miss Teen USA, Miss Universe, Miss USA et al don’t even come close to […]

Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: A Collection Of Female Badassery That Is Giving Us LIFE Right Now!

FEMINIST FRIDAY: A Collection Of Female Badassery That Is Giving Us LIFE Right Now!

Welcome to another Feminist Friday! This week we’re so pumped up because of the female badassery we are seeing right now. Although there is plenty to be concerned about in […]

Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Common, Priyanka Chopra & Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Share Powerful Social Messages

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Common, Priyanka Chopra & Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Share Powerful Social Messages

Welcome to another Feminist Friday column, the part of our week where we share a handful of our fave videos of the moment, relating to our definition of what it […]

Fashion & Beauty

Transgender-Only Modelling Agencies Giving Visibility To An Underrepresented Fashion Demographic

Transgender-Only Modelling Agencies Giving Visibility To An Underrepresented Fashion Demographic

In the 2016 Spring and Fall diversity reports from The Fashion Spot, data regarding diversity in the fashion industry on the runway gave a mostly bleak picture of what we […]

Fashion & Beauty

Miss World Pageant Ditching Bikini Segment From 2015 Onwards

Miss World Pageant Ditching Bikini Segment From 2015 Onwards

Over the weekend South African beauty queen Rolene Strauss won the title of Miss World 2014 in London. It is the first time in more than half a century that […]

Body Image, Fashion & Beauty

Miss America Pageant: Now Representing & Celebrating Diversity. Get Used To It!

Miss America Pageant: Now Representing & Celebrating Diversity. Get Used To It!

We all love a good stereotype-breaking story when it comes to Beauty Pageants, and we certainly have seen a few lately! Over the weekend the latest installment of Miss America […]

Fashion & Beauty

Miss Arab USA Pageant Inspiring Muslim Women To Own Their Identity

Miss Arab USA Pageant Inspiring Muslim Women To Own Their Identity

Whether you like beauty pageants or loathe them, this one is worthwhile taking note of, because it’s not just about physical appearances and world peace. Miss Arab USA which started […]

Creativity

Canva’s “Natural Women” Collection Changing Female Representation In Stock Photography

Canva’s “Natural Women” Collection Changing Female Representation In Stock Photography

We’re big fans of the saying “if she can see it, she can be it”, a phrase often spoken by Geena Davis in many of her talks about gender inequality […]