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The subject of makeup application has come up in recent debate in the media due to a video released by a Japanese railway. The railway has urged its female passengers to avoid doing their makeup during their morning commute. The company in question is call Tokyu Corp., and the reaction to the video has seen both positive feedback and negative backlash.Tokyu Corp. cited the motivation behind the video was an attempt to have all passengers be considerate of their fellow commuters, which also includes individuals...
November 14th through the 20th marks Transgender Awareness Week. According to GLAAD, Transgender Awareness Week was founded to “help raise the visibility of transgender and gender non-conforming people, and address the issues the community faces,” and throughout the week, many individuals from around the world have shown their support for this community by posting on social media, paid tribute to influential trans activists, as well as attended services and discussions about the transgender community. However, another way to celebrate this week is to tune some...
In the week and a half since Trump was elected president, many of his supporters have acknowledged his plan to create a Muslim registry. In an interview with Reuters on November 15th, Kris Kobach, Kansas's Secretary of State and a rumored cabinet member, said that he is already in the process of creating a proposal for Trump's consideration to develop a registry for Muslim immigrants. Then on November 16th, Carl Higbie, the former spokesperson of a Pro-Trump super PAC, told Megyn Kelly of Fox News...
In just over two months, America will be governed by President Donald Trump. And less than two weeks after the election, it already feels like we’re living in a dystopia — with white supremacists appointed to Trump’s staff, talk of Muslim internment camps, and Trump’s camp saying he never said things that there is actual video evidence of him saying. When Hulu announced that its adaptation of the Handmaid’s Tale was coming in 2017, people responded, “Yeah, we know.” And that’s not all — before November...
Princess Nokia is unstoppable. As she continues her tour around the country, the New York City rapper recently surprised fans with two new music videos from her latest album 1992: witchy girl-anthem "Brujas" and gamer girl inspired "Kitana." Nokia co-directed and created the concept behind "Brujas." The video is heavily influenced by Yoruba religion — including clips modeled after Yemaya, the female water spirit who represents the mother of all things. With her gang of witches, they cast spells, Nokia co-directed and created the concept behind...