features, Lifestyle

Why ‘Womxn’ is a Harmful Term to Trans and Non-Binary Femmes

Trans model, writer and digital artist Alexandra Chandra (she/they) brings a daily dose of much-needed realness to the world of social media. She is an active voice of reason who shares vital pieces of information for the transgender and queer communities while educating readers about the true meaning of “womanhood”. For Trans Day of Visibility […]

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health, Lifestyle

Why Mental Health Should Be Taught In Schools

Acknowledging and addressing mental health issues in school is vital, as 1 in 5 children or youth have been diagnosed as having an emotional, behavioural or mental health disorder, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Writer Darren Bridges explores exactly why mental health resources should be available in all schools across the United […]

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features, Lifestyle

10 YA Books by Black Authors That You Must Read

In the last few years, there has been a boom in Black authors creating and publishing YA books. Many of them are even becoming instant classics, joining the ranks of notable books like Harry Potter, Hunger Games, and The Perks of Being a Wallflower. As a POC who has been obsessed with Young Adult (YA) […]

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features, Lifestyle

Skip Squad Fitness: The Movement Celebrating Black Joy

Founder of Skip Squad Fitness, Miss Brown is a creative Skipologist and skip-fit superstar based in London with a refreshing burst of energy slowly taking up the fitness scene, complete with fun charisma. During the first UK lockdown, Miss Brown wanted to keep the blues away and keep herself mentally and physically fit, so she […]

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features, Lifestyle

Naughty or Nice Christmas Wishlist with Deni Todorovic

Deni Torodovic is a vocal activist for queer rights and human rights, pushing the narrative forward around topics of gender, sexuality, politics, race and equality. Identifying as gender non-binary, they are a respected voice within the industry, advocating for inclusivity and inclusive language. Deni has 12 years of industry and freelance experience in fashion, currently working as […]

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features, Lifestyle

The Sinner’s Guide to a Holy Happy Hour with Soju Gang

Despite musical claims made by Andy Williams routinely heralded in TV commercials and shopping malls throughout the festive season, the most wonderful time of the year is actually happy hour. At Subvrt, we want you to have a wonderful time whenever you damn well please so we teamed up with Saintly Hard Seltzer and Soju […]

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beauty, Lifestyle

White Guilt and The Perceived Revival of Black Beauty Brands

In light of the recent atrocities facing the Black community, including but not limited to the murder of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd and most recently Marcellus Stinnett, and also the closing of over 41% of Black-owned businesses, there has been a recent surge in support for Black-owned businesses, especially Black-owned beauty businesses. The popular retail […]

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