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New Zealand-born artist Niki Boon started her photography project as a way to document her children's alternative childhood and education growing up in the rural environment of Marlborough, New Zealand without television or social media.  The mother of four believes it's "a lifestyle that may seem unconventional to some, but I am here to celebrate the magical place I choose to live with my family."Niki captures the freedom of childhood as well as well as life without social contructs that affect the way we grow up and can often...
Filthy, feminist, and fabulous—Brooke Candy is a pop star for a new ear. Here, she models some freaky fall fashions, and delivers some real talk. DRESS BY ANTHONY FRANCO, ANTHONYFRANCODESIGNS.US; FAUX FUR JACKET BY BRIAN LICHTENBERG, BRIANLICHTENBERG.COM; NECKPIECE BY GASOLINE GLAMOUR. A former stripper and the daughter of Hustler’s one-time CFO, 25-year-old rapper Brooke Candy first caught our eye when she appeared in Grimes’ 2012 video for the song “Genesis” and pretty much stole the show. With her insanely long pink braids, metal body suits, and stacked...
In South Korea, a coalition of LGBT activists are trying to start a wave against conversion therapy — a wave that’s barely visible for now.South Korea brands itself as a democratic nation, a polar opposite from its northern neighbor, and boasts one of the biggest economies in the world. But it's still largely homophobic.Edhi Park, a transgender activist for LGBT rights, knows this from experience. She was raised in a Christian family who taught her that gender aberrations like homosexuality were an illness. She repressed...
We are all very excited about Kazoo, the new magazine for girls which just exceeded its funding goal on Kickstarter.  We love the idea of a new magazine for girls encouraging them to be "smart, strong, fierce, and, above all, true to themselves." Before we were old enough for Seventeen and Sassy, we learned to be confident and inquisitive thanks to these magazines! Put on your protective eyewear, you're about to get a "blast from the past!" 1.  Girls' Life Since 1994, Girls' Life has been teaching us how to cope...
Although many people know Coretta Scott King mainly as Martin Luther King Jr.’s wife, in reality, she was so much more. Besides being a Civil Rights leader in her own right, she was also active in the feminist, LGBT and anti-apartheid movements and was a lifelong advocate for human rights. Here are 7 things you didn’t know about Coretta: Dr Martin Luther King Jr and Coretta Scott King, 1964. 1. Her Civil Rights activism went far beyond her role as Martin Luther King, Jr.’s wife.Coretta worked...