Angela Aguirre Poem on the Stereotypes about “Pretty Girls”

In an attempt to find more female poets I came across Angela Aguirre, I found this poem that was featured on All Def Poetry's YouTube channel. This poem does contain strong language so if you are uncomfortable with that I wouldn't consider watching. It focuses on the societal standard that, " pretty girls can't have … Continue reading Angela Aguirre Poem on the Stereotypes about “Pretty Girls”

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Rowan Blanchard and Yara Shahidi: Young Hollywood Stars and Inspirations to Me

[Photo Via Teen Vogue] Yara Shahidi, 17, and Rowan Blanchard, 15. This will not be the last time you hear those names on this blog. These two young girls have inspired me to look more into diversity and to make a better person of myself. I didn't know it was possible to look up to people … Continue reading Rowan Blanchard and Yara Shahidi: Young Hollywood Stars and Inspirations to Me

Yara Shahidi and Rowan Blanchard Teen Vouge Interview

[Photo Via Teen Vogue] In December of 2016 Yara and Rowan were the cover girls of Teen Vogue magazine where they talked about diversity, friendship and representation. This article is just a snippet of what you could find in the full magazine article. Shout out to these young women, for being role models for our young … Continue reading Yara Shahidi and Rowan Blanchard Teen Vouge Interview

Hayley Kiyoko and Christina Santini for the “Sleepover” Music Video

[Photo Via Hayley's Instagram] Did I mention that Hayley Kiyoko feautured a WOC as the love interest in her new music video for her single "Sleepover". As if she couldn't get anymore cooler. Although I wouldn't suggest it for younger viewers because of its scenes. I do suggest listening to the song. It's my favorite at … Continue reading Hayley Kiyoko and Christina Santini for the “Sleepover” Music Video

Marc Jacobs’ NYFW Appropriation 

Published in September 2016, YouTube Beauty Blogger Jackie Aina called out Marc Jacobs for the culture appropriation that was featured in his NYFW show that year and for the comments he made after he received backlash for the show. Long story short, the models in the show wore multicolored dreads in their hair and Marc … Continue reading Marc Jacobs’ NYFW Appropriation 

The Victoria Secret Fashion Show 2016 was it’s Most Diverse Show Ever…

[Photo Via Victoria Secret's Instagram] In an interview with Teen Vogue, model Lais Ribeiro spoke about how the Victoria Secret Fashion Show has become more inclusive over the years. While people are glad that the show is featuring more diverse models, a lot of people INCLUDING Teen Vouge, think that there is still a long way … Continue reading The Victoria Secret Fashion Show 2016 was it’s Most Diverse Show Ever…

Diversity and Women in Music: Four Female Pop Artists/Groups That I Adore.

[Photo Via Fifth Harmony's Official Website] Artist: Fifth Harmony About: Despite their name, they are, now, a group of 4 girls that were formed on the X-Factor in 2012. The current members are, from left to right, Dinah Jane Hansen, Normani Kordei Hamilton, Ally Brooke Hernandez and Lauren Jauregui. The group also featured Camila Cabello who … Continue reading Diversity and Women in Music: Four Female Pop Artists/Groups That I Adore.