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Nikki Cohen, founder of the roaming arts events project This Place NYC, made an interesting point on Elle.com the other day – we’re living in “a strange time for men.” The rise of women’s rights consciousness, she said, is redefining masculinity, too. But right now, we don’t have many representations of what that shift in maleness really looks like. In art and in life, Cohen noted, the "man" is rarely portrayed as "someone who wants to relate to his female counterpart," or as someone with...
Last week, presidential candidate and xenophobe Donald Trump claimed that banning Muslims from entering the United States was the “vigilant” thing to do to keep Americans safe. Rather than engage in a screaming match with the population of voters who actually agree with him, we’d rather celebrate the women who prove him wrong.1. Malala Yousafzai Yes, the young woman who was shot in the head by the Taliban for advocating a woman’s right to her education, who is the youngest ever recipient of the Nobel Peace...
This article was originally published on Sentïre.com Last month when Julieta Morales and I launched our website Sentïre, we created an Instagram to help share our posts and photography. Everything was running smoothly through the social media tubing. Then suddenly, our linkage was cut off like a trust fund baby after a crazy night in Tijuana.You're probably asking yourself why Instagram would do such a thing to two nice, young ladies trying to share their work with the world. What did we possibly do to receive a report...
Play Out Apparel has taken a huge step in making the underwear market more inclusive of transgender and gender non-conforming individuals. The company produces gender-less underwear in bold, comfortable, and sexy designs. These styles are made for people of all genders. You can choose between boxer briefs and trunks, and all graphics and colors are available in both styles. Although the trunks offer a fabric pocket in the front to accommodate anatomy, anyone can wear any pair of Play Out underwear. The company also engages with...
Death was an abstract concept to me until my mother unexpectedly passed away three years ago. You can’t prepare for the loss of a parent, but what blindsided me were the “death duties” that landed in my lap. I needed answers and she wasn’t around to guide me. What was her cell phone lock code? How did I access her bank account when I couldn’t afford to cremate her? There was no instruction manual to make the process easier, so I wrote one and created...