Instagram feeds are being flooded with black and white photos to promote female empowerment.
It may be the US' Black History Month, but any month can and should be Black History Month in our eyes, particularly in days like these.Instead of taking you through a history lesson of important figures of black history's past (though that's a worthy trip to make), we've decided to look to the future.We think these girls and women will be in the history books of the future, carving the way for more girls of colour to mark their mark. From ELLE UK
Kim Kardashian and Emily Ratajkowski are set to break the internet again with this naked bathroom selfie [Photo: Instagram/kimkardashian]
A photographer has shared the reaction one of her clients had to his wife’s boudoir-style photoshoot, simultaneously urging women to love themselves just as they are. Victoria Caroline Haltom, a photographer from San Antonio, took to Facebook to confess to a time where she “messed up really badly”. “[She] said ‘I want you to Photoshop all of my cellulite, all of my angry red stretch marks, ALL of my fat, and all of my wrinkles’,” wrote Haltom, in her post.
Because according to science, us ladies are pretty much incapable of doing any job – something that is quite obviously untrue because today so many inspiring women are taking the working world by storm. Two reports have emerged, suggesting that females struggle to achieve in both science and creative based jobs. The first report, conducted by Sky News using research garnered by EDF Energy, has revealed that a third of British schoolgirls don’t reckon they’re clever enough to become scientists – despite many enjoying and being good at science.
This scar was caused by a bullet fired by the woman’s ex-boyfriend, Carvalho wrote on Facebook. Flavia Carvalho creates beautiful tattoo designs to cleverly disguise scarring from abuse, as well as mastectomies and other surgical scars. As part of her project “A Pele da Flor,” which means “Skin of the Flower”, Carvalho has been tattooing over women’s scars for two years now – and she doesn’t ask for a penny in return. “I run the project alone, since no other tattoo artist has expressed interest in participating.
Period shaming has been taken to a whole new level recently, with one student taking a stand by posting a menstrual blood selfie online. Louelle Denor, from Pennsylavnia, can be seen holding her messy menstrual cup up for all to see in the snapshot – post-removal blood-covered hands and all. The photo is a protest against the censorship being placed on menstruating and period shaming that is getting increasingly worse.
Amber and Blac’s outfits certainly received a lot of attention. The duo donned coordinated, custom-made and skintight graffiti-covered ensembles on last night’s red carpet, stealing the spotlight from the likes of Miley Cyrus and Kim Kardashian. Amber, 31, has a child with ex Wiz Khalifa. Just like Taylor Swift, they attended the event with a squad of their own.
The study’s results show that British women are devoting far less time to cleaning than they did 30 years ago, which we reckon is a very positive thing. “This type of misogynistic bilge is as stupid as it is offensive,” she told Huffington Post.
Laura Wade-Gery has sparked debate after having a baby at the age of 50. Laura Wade-Gery has been thrust into the spotlight in the last few days after it was revealed that she’s about to go on maternity leave at the grand old age of 50. Wade-Gery is expecting her first child with her second husband, Simon Roberts, and is expected to take four months of maternity leave before returning to work in January 2016.