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Causes, Fashion & Beauty

“One Preventable Death Is Too Many” Celebs Campaign For Ethical Fashion

“One Preventable Death Is Too Many” Celebs Campaign For Ethical Fashion

After the collapse of the Rana Plaza Bangladesh garment factory in April 2013, the issue of slave labor has become more prominent. A year on, and there are still some […]

Causes, Politics

The Fashion Revolution Raising Awareness For Bangladesh Factory Workers

The Fashion Revolution Raising Awareness For Bangladesh Factory Workers

On April 24th, 2013, a garment factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh collapsed in the Rana Plaza complex, killing 1133 people and injuring 25oo more. Bangladesh is the world’s second largest clothing […]

Causes

A Song Of Sexual Freedom Becomes A Strong Anthem For Breast Cancer Awareness

A Song Of Sexual Freedom Becomes A Strong Anthem For Breast Cancer Awareness

We’re all familiar with the song ‘I Touch Myself‘. When it was released in December 1990 is became a controversial anthem for female sexuality in a time when women weren’t […]

Politics

What Tabloid Magazine Covers Would Look Like If They Cared About Real Issues

What Tabloid Magazine Covers Would Look Like If They Cared About Real Issues

Imagine if all of the major tabloid magazines covers started promoting real issues, instead of the vapid nonsense we are so used to seeing? Imagine if they started highlighting the […]

Causes

Women Who Had Double Mastectomies Pose For A “BRCA Babes” Calendar To Raise Money

Women Who Had Double Mastectomies Pose For A “BRCA Babes” Calendar To Raise Money

When Angelina Jolie wrote an article in the New York Times in 2013 detailing her elective double mastectomy surgery because she was at risk of having breast cancer due to […]

Girl on a Mission, Politics

Education Activist Malala Raising Awareness For The Forgotten Syrian Children

Education Activist Malala Raising Awareness For The Forgotten Syrian Children

The girl now known as the world’s youngest and most prominent advocate for girls’ education, Malala Yousafzai, has proved once again that this is an important issue to her, and […]

Contributors

My Dad’s Suicide Rocked My World, And It Forced Me To Do This…

My Dad’s Suicide Rocked My World, And It Forced Me To Do This…

By Allyn Lewis I frequently advocate the quote, “Be kind for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” Time and time again, I find that this is always true. […]

Causes

Powerful Video Showing The Effects Of Domestic Abuse In Front Of Children

Powerful Video Showing The Effects Of Domestic Abuse In Front Of Children

“She wants to look like her mom” the video states. Normally this is seen as an innocent phrase, but in the case of domestic abuse, it is vastly different. Domestic […]

Causes

Teen Girls Made A Film About Eating Disorders & Won 2 Film Festival Awards

Teen Girls Made A Film About Eating Disorders & Won 2 Film Festival Awards

Olivia Maloney and Cameron Dreyer and two 7th grade girls from Colorado who have just done something that is restoring our faith in the next generation of young women. They […]

Causes, Fashion & Beauty

Vivienne Westwood Window Display Denounces Domestic Violence Toward Women

Vivienne Westwood Window Display Denounces Domestic Violence Toward Women

British designer Vivienne Westwood is renowned for her eccentricity and punk attitude toward all fashion “rules”. There’s nothing like a fashion rebel to disrupt the silent masses and send an […]

Body Image, Fashion & Beauty

Bald Beauty Pageant Queen Wins Crown While Redefining Beauty

Bald Beauty Pageant Queen Wins Crown While Redefining Beauty

Imagine standing before thousands of people on stage in a beauty pageant where everything is dependent on your physical appearance. Now imagine if you had a rare disease which meant […]

Causes, Fashion & Beauty, Girl on a Mission

Screw The Pink Ribbons.This Lady Is Giving Cancer The Middle Finger!

Screw The Pink Ribbons.This Lady Is Giving Cancer The Middle Finger!

Yael Cohen from Vancouver, Canada has decided it’s time to say “buh-bye” to those pretty pink ribbons, and give cancer the middle finger instead. When the 26 year old found […]

Fashion & Beauty, Girl on a Mission, Sports

Paralympic Gold Medalist Rejected By Insurance Starts Own Campaign Toward Mobility

Paralympic Gold Medalist Rejected By Insurance Starts Own Campaign Toward Mobility

When you mention the word “healthcare” in a country like America, everyone has an opinion, and inevitably, a story. 24 year old Mallory Weggemann‘s story is that of extreme sorrow, […]

Causes, Girl on a Mission

Supermodel Opens Clinic For Victims Of Female Genital Mutilation

Supermodel Opens Clinic For Victims Of Female Genital Mutilation

Somalian supermodel Waris Dirie has just opened up a clinic in Germany to help the victims of female genital mutilation, otherwise crudely known as “female circumcision”, get reconstructive surgery and […]

Causes, Politics

Confronting Campaign Showing Abused Goddesses Condemns Violence In India

Confronting Campaign Showing Abused Goddesses Condemns Violence In India

Tune into any news about India these days and the majority of it is about rape or violence toward women somehow. It’s really sad, shocking and frustrating. These incidences started […]