Editors Blog

Editors Blog

Why Lupita Nyong’o’s Speech About Beauty Affected A Brown Girl Like Me

Why Lupita Nyong’o’s Speech About Beauty Affected A Brown Girl Like Me

As you can see I am a brown girl. I am Indian by ethnicity, but grew up in England and Australia. Sure, both of those countries have a melting pot […]

Editors Blog

The Very Thing You Fear Will Be The Key To Your Freedom

The Very Thing You Fear Will Be The Key To Your Freedom

As I was driving home in Los Angeles on a busy Monday evening, as soon as my car left the on-ramp and settled nicely into the middle lane I breathed […]

Celebrities, Editors Blog, Fashion & Beauty

Lena Dunham Vogue Cover: “Accepting Yourself Is More Important Than Success”

Lena Dunham Vogue Cover: “Accepting Yourself Is More Important Than Success”

It finally happened. After all the rumors of Anna Wintour “courting” Girls creator/writer/star Lena Dunham, she appears on the US version of Vogue for February 2014. It is the first […]

Boys We Like, Editors Blog, Politics

Why Women’s Rights (And My Personal Life) Became Better Thanks To Nelson Mandela

Why Women’s Rights (And My Personal Life) Became Better Thanks To Nelson Mandela

This past weekend I went to see the new movie Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom based on Nelson Mandela’s autobiography of the same name. The fact that the former South […]

Editors Blog

Hey World. Stop Censoring Revolutionaries. They Create Change!

Hey World. Stop Censoring Revolutionaries. They Create Change!

The notion of a revolution, a revolutionary, or a revolutionary idea is an uncomfortable one. While decades later we cite examples of the founding fathers of America breaking away from […]

Editors Blog

“I’m Happily Dating An Unappreciative Jerk Who Secretly Watches Porn” Said No Woman Ever…

“I’m Happily Dating An Unappreciative Jerk Who Secretly Watches Porn” Said No Woman Ever…

Well actually, it’s not so secret because you’ve caught him a few times, right? If I could make money off the amount of times my girlfriends repeated this title, I […]

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Forget The Spice Girls Coz Girl Power Started With This Greek Woman 300 Years Ago!

Forget The Spice Girls Coz Girl Power Started With This Greek Woman 300 Years Ago!

I bet you never learned this one in school. And trust me, it’s something important that every girl should know about growing up, whether you are interested in history or […]

Editors Blog

The Day I Turned 30 Something Unforgettable Happened…

The Day I Turned 30 Something Unforgettable Happened…

Well it happened. I finally turned the big 3-0. It was a day that was built up with great anticipation in my mind and many ponderings of what the next […]

Body Image, Celebrities, Editors Blog, Working Women

Hey Kelly Rowland, You’re Not The Only One With Some “Dirty Laundry”

Hey Kelly Rowland, You’re Not The Only One With Some “Dirty Laundry”

Kelly Rowland just released her single ‘Dirty Laundry’ this Wednesday and it set tongues wagging. It is from her forthcoming album ‘Talk a Good Game’ which was produced by The […]

Editors Blog, Family Life

Am I Still A Modern Day Feminist If I Want A House & A Baby?

Am I Still A Modern Day Feminist If I Want A House & A Baby?

I am only 2 months away from my 30th birthday and it finally hit me this past week: the urge to have babies, settle down, buy a house, and be […]