Deeming some hairstyles professional or acceptable while others—such as locks are not—is just one way that those in power deem who gets hired, who gets promoted, and who is allowed to experience the freedom to simply be and dress and exist as they naturally are.
“I’m now 52, and I see the gift of my gray hair having been more empowering than any container of Le Conte: that owning one’s self is not simply noble, or fiercely courageous—but beautiful.”
I’ve been on eight planes, 10 rideshare cars and two rental cars in the last three weeks—and in 50 percent of them, my head began to thump, the glad in the left side of my throat began to swell, my sinuses filled with mucus and I became hazy within minutes because someone was wearing perfume or cologne.
Noor Aldayeh had around 2,000 followers on Instagram when she first decided to share her story about struggling with bulimia. Today, she has over 40,000.
“I’m a child of an immigrant and a child from poverty. I’m a woman who’s been through various forms of abuse. I know that those mind games of making something beautiful out of ugly is what I do for a living. I want the world to feel that.”
“We need to understand that style and adornment have always been central to a feminist project and how feminists have defined themselves or pushed back against normative readings of the body.”
The newly-crowned Miss USA supports #MeToo and #TimesUp—and she didn’t shy away from saying so on the pageant stage.
In season six of “Orange Is the New Black,” the women of Litchfield aren’t wearing makeup like they used to.
This Mother’s Day, as I take my mom out for a special celebration of all that she taught me about what it means to be a woman, I’ll also think of the messages companies are trying to tell us too.
Ms. got the chance to speak with Tandy about her career, being a woman in Hollywood, her past experiences in pageantry, and her recent efforts to improve the confidence and self-awareness of teenage girls through her “Girl Talk” workshop series.