BY PRINCESS WEEKES
on Mar 27, 2015
Instagram has a problem with periods. Recently, the social media app removed several pictures uploaded by poet and photographer Rupi Kaur because they violated the "community guidelines." Her violation was posting pictures that showed her menstruating.
Part of an artistic collaboration between Rupi and Prabh Kaur, the art project was done to expose that even though we are comfortable with sexualizing women, belittling and abusing them, we are still disgusted by ... Read More
BY Veronica Santos
on Mar 23, 2015
After almost 70 years as a fashion house, Dior is making Rihanna their first black female spokeswoman for their “Secret Garden” series. This isn’t her first time working within the industry, she took home the 2014 Council of Fashion Designers of America Fashion Icon Award (and stole the whole show really) with her 216,000 Swarovski crystal dress and became the fashion director of PUMA, modeled for Armani, and was the face of the SS14 ... Read More
BY Veronica Santos
on Mar 20, 2015
Jazz Jennings is the new representative for Clean & Clear's #seetherealme campaign—and she's the first ever trans teen to do so. Already an author and LGBT activist at just 14 years old, this girl is spreading her story and breaking through all the gender stereotypes.
Looking for more body positive accounts to follow on Instagram? We've got you. Get your self-lovin' on (take that as you will).
Check out these must-haves for the rainy spring season ... Read More
As winter finally comes to a close, and we remember that the bright shiny spot in the sky is called THE SUN, many of us are starting to rearrange our closets to make room for warm weather gear. But after months of virtual hibernation and voluminous puffy coats, a few of us aren’t feeling quite as confident as we should. Cue body positive takeover!
Here are some of the best ladies to follow on Instagram in order to jump-start your self-assurance and remember ... Read More
BY Ada Guzman
on Jan 29, 2015
Meet Tess Munster, a fashion model who is breaking up the beauty standards of the modern world. The 29 year-old just got a contract with UK modeling agency Milk Management. Standing at 5 feet 5 inches and wearing a size 22, this gorgeous lady is the first of her height and size to model for a major agency.
Munster's success in the fashion world has not come easily to her. She grew up being bullied and picked on because of her size, told that she wouldn't be ... Read More
BY Holly Trantham
on Jan 23, 2015
Rejoice, for the newly-liberated nipple is being joined by other body bits!
Instagram is finally making some progress on its stance about what constitutes “obscenity.” Like the Victorian institution it has time-and-again proven itself to be, the company recently took down an account for the Australian online mag Sticks and Stones when it posted a pubic hair-prominent pic:
This censorship perfectly aligns with society's fucked up standards of ... Read More
In this day and age, everyone understands the power of a well-executed Valencia filter. But let’s get real: that morning muffin might have looked awash in a golden halo of soft light, but we all know that it was shoved into the depths of a purse about 60 seconds later for a crowded commute.
Everyday life is decidedly less glamorous than how many of us portray it on our various social media accounts – Instagram especially – and yet we are ... Read More
BY Hannah Baxter
on Dec 16, 2014
Raise your hand if you’re a fan of the occasional Throwback Thursday ‘gram? I know I’ve definitely posted a 20+ year old photo of little ol’ me rocking some serious 90’s swag: leggings, jean jacket, tattoo necklace, an adorable pair of baby Docs. It’s fun to reminisce not only about the trends of the era, but your own blossoming personal style from toddler-hood to preteen to high school ... Read More
BY Hannah Baxter
on Nov 25, 2014
Prepare to get your girls out, because the Free the Nipple film trailer is finally here!
If you’re someone who is generally not concerned with the liberation or censorship of half the population’s areolas, let’s back up a step and fill in the holes. In America today, there are 37 states that prohibit a woman from appearing topless in public, and that includes breastfeeding. Illegally exposing her nipple can result in up to three years in jail and ... Read More
BY Rebecca Peterson
on Oct 31, 2014
Chelsea Handler posted the above picture on Instagram last night, supposedly to show the world that her regime is a masculine force of governance in the international community. It was taken down within 20 minutes for violating Instagram's “Community Guidelines.”
The guidelines are fairly basic and familiar, urging users to resist posting “nudity or mature content of any kind.”
While Chelsea has been very vocal and ... Read More