beauty, Lifestyle

Mented Cosmetics Is the WOC Beauty Standard

Mented Cosmetics is one of the top upscale beauty brands for women of color, and for good reason. If you look at any list of Black-owned beauty companies, you will most definitely see their name. The focus of Mented Cosmetics is to create subtle and natural makeup looks for women of color by offering a […]

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Music & Film, stories

Victor Jackson is Breaking Barriers for Queer Love in Music

Atlanta based singer, songwriter and musical icon Victor Jackson delves into R&B/soul music to break all barriers regarding queer “taboo” love. He uses his gift to represent individuals who are still scared to find freedom and live authentically, communicating that love is, in fact, the most powerful vibration as it brings out the true nature […]

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Fashion & Art, shoots

Magic of the Gender Spectrum in Planeta Peligro

Planeta Peligro (Danger Planet) serves as an alternate reality where people of all sides of the gender spectrum wear armor that molds to their most authentic selves, existing and recognizing their own divinity in designs by AfroMystik. Danger comes to any social norms placed on the wearer and anyone who tries to restrain this magic, […]

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Fashion & Art, news

Enter the Subvrt Graphic Design Competition Now!

Subvrt is officially launching our very first graphic design competition. We are in search of new designs for our next merch collection and we want it to come from our community. The merch you will be designing will be for T-shirts, hoodies, and any future branded product. How to Win the $300 Grand Prize Plus […]

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features, Lifestyle

What is Asexuality? Yasmin Benoit Challenges 7 Myths

What is asexuality? For years the definition of asexuality has been misconstrued, leading to incorrect assumptions and damaging stereotypes. Yasmin Benoit is an asexual model, writer and activist trying to bring asexuality and aromanticism into mainstream conversation. As someone who has been openly asexual for the majority of her life, and speaks about asexuality on […]

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Fashion & Art, features

6 Body Positive Bralettes Designed by Women of Color

Shopping for body-positive lingerie can sometimes make your head spin – clicking between a million open tabs from store to store, weighing up all the options (decision fatigue is real), hoping to find something that’s actually in your budget; and before you know it, you’ve sworn off lingerie forever and plan to live in onesies […]

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features, Lifestyle

10 Books By Trans Authors That Will Change Your Life

Trans authors need to be celebrated. In the current sociopolitical climate, the global public hears a lot about transgender people without hearing anything directly from us. We, the transgender community, are a class of people historically both vilified and ignored; hyper-visible in terms of societal derision and exposure to violence, and yet invisible in mainstream […]

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