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Things You Never Knew About Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo was more than just meets the brows. The Mexican artist had a life full of pain, romance and above all, powerful artistic talent. But here are a few things you might not have known... She was born Magdalena Carmen Frieda Kahlo y Calderón: she only changed her name to Frieda

Pink: When Did It Become All About Women?

Colour symbolism is highly culture-specific and changeable. Consider, for example, that white was the traditional colour of mourning in Japan at the same time that black had the same meaning for most of Europe. It is clear that in most of Europe and America in the 19th century and early

The Not-So-Sexy Truth About ‘Sexy’ Magazine Covers

I can't say that modern day magazine covers surprise me. Somewhere along the line, probably decided by men in suits, the notion that 'sex sells' was born. Sexualised photos of successful women frequent the mainstream media. Women’s Health, Cosmopolitan, Sports Illustrated, Elle, Vogue, Paper, Rolling Stone, Maxim, and a huge host of other popular magazines regularly feature sexually explicit

Misty Copeland Becomes First Black Principal Ballet Dancer in History

Ballet sensation Misty Copeland has had quite the year. Beginning her ballet career at age 13. Two years later, she had won first place in the Music Center Spotlight Awards, and began her studies at the Lauridsien Ballet Center. Accepted into New York's American Ballet Theatre’s Studio Company in September 2000, she

Questions Men Have About Menstruation, Answered. Period.

A tricky topic, often brushed off red-faced and with a lowered gaze by men around the world. But, hey it's all natural and it's good to be informed about exactly what is going on down there! So, for all those men  still pondering the mystery that is the female reproductive

Unattainable Woman by Jordan Hanz

YouTube sensation Jordan Hanz is known typically for her extravagant makeup tutorials, but has recently made a video sparking a lot of attention. Her video 'Unattainable Woman' is a social commentary on the damaging labels that affect women on a daily basis. In her stop-motion video Hanz says that, "If a woman

Why Kat Von D Doesn’t Give a Damn About the Haters

If you don't know this inked up Queen of the tattoo industry by now then get ready to be inspired. Not only is the LA Ink star one of the most famous tattoo artists in the world, having inked up celebrities such as Miley Cyrus, Beyonce, Demi Lovato, Denise Richards,

Serena Williams Is Breaking Records Off and On Court

6 Wimbledon championships and 21 grand-slam titles. Yet, why is it that the Williams' name always comes with a connotation of body-shaming? As one of the fittest females in the world (and hell, has she proved it!) Serena Williams most recent Wimbledon win has sparked up questions of steroid use