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Priscilla Frank

What Happens To A Photographer When His Mother Becomes His Muse? | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.29.2015 | Arts

We often assume that most people who take photos of their mother do so under specific circumstances: family vacations, celebratory occasions, ...

15 Feminist Artists Respond To The Censorship Of Women's Bodies Online

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.13.2015 | Arts

In March, artist and poet Rupi Kaur uploaded an image to Instagram, depicting Kaur curled up on the bed in sweats and a t-shirt. She's also on h...

Powerful Short Film Challenges Beauty Ideals That Govern Skin Color

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.27.2015 | Arts

In discussions of mainstream beauty ideals, it's not uncommon to hear media outlets discuss the prominence of certain body types, addressing d...

This Valentine's Day -- I Love You, But...

Todd Greene | Posted 04.15.2015 | Style
Todd Greene

This Valentine's Day I'm going to say "I love you just the way you are" and mean it. And I sure hope she thinks so too. And I say that without any expectations.

Stunning Nude Photo Series Will Make You Think Twice About The 'Ideal Body' (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.07.2014 | Arts

When you think about the cultural norm for the "ideal body," odds are the types of skeletal bodies blasted across magazine covers, billboard advertise...

'You're Too Pretty to Be Gay' Is Not a Compliment

Anita Dolce Vita | Posted 11.26.2013 | Gay Voices
Anita Dolce Vita

Most people who spew such nonsense expect me to delight in their backhanded praise, but believing that there is a point at which a woman is too attractive to be gay is based on the assumption that heterosexual women are inherently better-looking, and that's homophobic.

Why Some Women Won't Shave Their Armpits Next Month

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 07.22.2013 | Women

A women's version of No-Shave November has arrived: Armpits4August. Participants in the month-long project starting August 1st are asked to grow th...