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Brace yourself. Gandhi never said, "be the change you want to see in the world."   I'll give you a few minutes while you go peel the bumper sticker off of your car. That is just one of 50 commonly misused and misattributed quotes that author John Green forever ruins by telling us all the hard truth. For some, it might not matter exactly where the quotes came from because the words are still inspiring and provide us with mantras to live by, regardless of their exact origin...
Honestly, it’s getting really redundant for me to keep repeating that there is not enough plus-sized visibility in fashion market. Visibility in advertising translates to validation of existence for fringe groups who are normally not represented accurately in the media. That’s why it’s important that all bodies are represented in fashion advertising. If we were to draw conclusions about what the average woman looks like just from fashion editorials and runway shows, fat women would not even exist. Let’s be real: any woman not white,...
In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention month, Mariska Hargitay, the beautiful, bad ass actor and activist famous for her role as Detective Olivia Benson, has joined forces with USA Network to say "NO MORE" to sexual assault and domestic violence. In collaboration with Hargitay's foundation, Joyful Heart, the “No More” public awareness campaign, and the cast of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit", USA will be holding a 16-hour "No More Excuses" marathon on Sunday, April 27th from 10am-2am ET, to galvanize awareness for...
    We all know that Terry Richardson is an exploitative creep, who has had numerous major allegations of sexual misconduct made against him. Luckily, BuzzFeed took it upon themselves to do a little more investigating into his relationships with major fashion corporations he has worked for in the past. In an attempt to possibly unearth any further information regarding the several allegations, BuzzFeed asked 25 different fashion companies, "Will You Still Work With Terry Richardson?” It came to no surprise that only two companies, Target and H&M,...
    It grieved us to discover, that 16-year-old high school junior, Maren Sanchez, was fatally stabbed in Milford, Connecticut this morning, because she simply exercised her human right to say "no." Just hours before prom night, Maren was stabbed by an angered ex-boyfriend, after she declined to go to the prom with him. The police reports are abhorrent; witnesses said that the suspect shoved Maren down the stairs, attempted to choke her, and then proceeded to stab her in the neck with a kitchen knife.  Although the altercation...