Imagine that the government told you that you couldn’t show certain sections of your legs, and if you were to reveal those portions of your body, you would be arrested. Each and every morning, you would have to double check … More
2012 was a really mixed year for women’s rights, with some major triumphs (birth control coverage! advances in HPV vaccinations! more women are learning about and using IUDs!)… along with some deeply terrifying setbacks (pretty much every time a conservative opened his mouth on the subject of rape, we saw stars).
Sadly, here’s one more for the bad pile. More
Sometimes, I dread reading the news for fear that headlines like this will appear. More
We at The Gloss love fashion movies. And I’ve previously mentioned some fashion biopics that I’d love to see get made. One great life story making its way to the big screen is Waris Dirie – the legendary African-born model’s autobiography Desert Flower is now being adapted for the big screen. Model Liya Kebede stars as Dirie. The New York Times’ Moment blog reports on the film, which will debut in New York in March. Apparently, at a recent screening, several audience members walked out during a scene depicting female genital mutilation (FGM). More
There are some things that are dangerous about modeling – underage models dropping out of school so they can work, a prevalence of eating disorders, Uncle Terry – but in the Sudan, modeling can be illegal. 20 models, makeup artists, … More
African Red Tea (as opposed to black tea which is called red tea by the Chinese) is another tea that is rumored to have great health benefits, and is an ingredient in an eye cream that I will mention here … More