Friday, February 3

Tag: Social Good

Visibility in Fashion Isn't Just Pressing—To These Indigenous Models, It’s Vital
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Visibility in Fashion Isn't Just Pressing—To These Indigenous Models, It’s Vital

Let's get one thing clear: the fashion industry's relationship to marginalized communities has always been fraught. It doesn't take an expert eye to see the long of history sidelining and often straight-up excluding many identities that don't fit into a stringent box of thin, cis-gendered, heterosexual, and white. The charge for more representation—be it for radical size inclusivity or commitments to racial diversity—has largely left out Native Americans despite the (often misappropriated) influence on fashion and beauty their rituals and traditions have contributed to.So while representation may seem like a surface-level answer to some, to these three Native American models, it's not just important—it's their everything. "I have people message me constantly," shared Valentine Alvarez, "I ...
Roe v. Wade Has Been Overturned—Here's What You Can Do
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Roe v. Wade Has Been Overturned—Here's What You Can Do

Today, the United States is regressing nearly 50 years. The unthinkable has happened—Roe v. Wade has officially been overturned, and women have lost bodily autonomy in the United States. Abortion will now likely become illegal or severely limited in roughly half of the U.S., and it is now immediately illegal in the 13 states with trigger laws, which were in place to ban abortion the second Roe v. Wade protections ended.Many of us have mothers and grandmothers who fought for abortion access before us, and now, our generation is faced with its own fight. It’s important to remember that even if abortion access is restricted or made illegal, that won’t put an end to abortions—instead, it will put an end to safe abortions.Data shows that while Roe v. Wade’s end will impact all women seeking an ...