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Mixing glitter and protest to support LGBTQ rights

The Conversation US | Posted 03.13.2017 | Queer Voices
The Conversation US

By Anya M. Galli Robertson, University of Maryland On Ash Wednesday, March 1, a number of churches and Christian groups in the U.S. blended purple gl...

We’ve All Been Applying Glitter Nail Polish Completely Wrong

Teen Vogue | Posted 10.10.2016 | Style
Teen Vogue

For Teen Vogue, by Sarah Wu. Every once in awhile, an earth-shattering revelation comes along that makes us realize we know nothing. Think “our plan...

How to Make a Glitter Jar for a Mindfulness Practice

Yoga Journal | Posted 06.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Yoga Journal

A snow globe or glitter jar is one of the most powerful visual metaphors for that connection; it illustrates how mindfulness -- the cultivation of stillness in the face of swirling chaos of life -- affects us. In this practice, you can actually make a glitter jar.

How to Wear Glitter Like a Model

The Cut | Posted 03.17.2017 | Style
The Cut

(Photo: Lauren Fleishman) By Kathleen Hou If Fashion Month had another theme beyond no-hairstyle hair and dark lips, it was "Ooh, shiny!" due to al...

The History of Glitter

Christine Stoddard | Posted 01.11.2017 | Women
Christine Stoddard

Drag queens flaunt it. Fairies sprinkle it. Little girls adore it. You couldn't have survived the '90s club scene without it. It's called glitter and it's got a history just like anything else.

One Infographic To Explain The Origins Of The Glitter Beard

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 12.24.2015 | Comedy

Beards decorated with glitter are a thing. We're not trying to understand it. We're just acknowledging that they're real and desperately want to devel...

So What's The Deal With #GlitterPits, Anyway?

The Huffington Post | Whitney Meers | Posted 12.08.2015 | Style

A new trend has women showing off their glittery underarms on social media, and the results are far from the pits. Posting with the #GlitterPits hasht...

Woman Fined $1,000 For Trashing Boss's Office With Silly String

Reuters | Lee Moran | Posted 11.26.2015 | Crime

Nov 25 (Reuters) - A woman who worked as a county government clerk in Ohio was fined $1,000 and given a nine-month suspended sentence for trashing a f...

The 5 Types of Moms Who Craft With Their Kids

Erica June | Posted 08.27.2016 | Parents
Erica June

From macrame plant hangers to friendship pins to Rainbow Loom, it's a time-honored tradition for moms to craft with children. It's also a time-honored tradition for moms to channel their psychological issues when they craft with children. Here are five types of moms who like to express themselves with decoupage and yarn.

10 Grown-Up Ways To Use Glitter At Your Wedding

The Knot | Posted 08.03.2016 | Weddings
The Knot

We found the best, most sophisticated ways you can use gold glitter to elevate your wedding decor... and we've got the real weddings to prove it.

This Anti-Abortion Site Turned A Glitter Bomb Into A Plea For Money

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 03.20.2015 | Women

When an anti-abortion website received a glitter bomb in the mail from pro-choice activists, staff didn't break out the vacuum cleaner. Instead, LifeN...

All That Glitters Is Not Controlled!

Stephanie D. Lewis | Posted 03.22.2015 | Comedy
Stephanie D. Lewis

People must really despise me. Yesterday I went to my P.O. Box and opened 144 envelopes and gasped to find them graced with gobs of glamorous, glinting Glitter.

Go Ahead, Ship Glitter To Your Enemies

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 01.13.2015 | Weird News

Weaponized glitter is here. The "irreverent" (i.e. replete with obnoxious, casual swearing) website Ship Your Enemies Glitter claims that it'll se...

The Good, The Bad And The Ugly of Magical Thinking

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 08.31.2014 | Women
Carlota Zimmerman

Life is not fair. Fear is cheap. Our dreams are what keep us going through the cruelty, darkness and soft bigotry of lowered expectations that is, unfortunately, all too much a part of our daily lives.

Proof That Weddings And Glitter Go Hand-In-Hand

Leila Lewis | Posted 03.27.2014 | Weddings
Leila Lewis

It's time to sparkle and shine! Weddings are a time for glam, so why not add some shimmer to your special day? As one of the hottest trends in weddings right now, glitter is a fun way to accessorize and glamorize!

Southern, Queer, Beautiful and a Total Pageant Queen (Part 1)

Matthew Terrell | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Matthew Terrell

Randall Smith, owner of Renaissance Pageants, stepped out of his luxury sedan, flawlessly dressed. In the backseat of his car sat several big boxes. I asked if they were crowns and trophies. 'No,' he said. They were products.

10 Creative Gift Wrapping Ideas

Catie Parrish | Posted 02.15.2014 | HuffPost Home
Catie Parrish

This year, set aside the generic holiday wrapping paper, and give your gifts the star treatment with DIY wrapping techniques.

The Disney Vault Approach to Parenting

Kim Forde | Posted 02.05.2014 | Parents
Kim Forde

Instead of just not preparing a favorite family meal, or wishing an annoying toy away, what if I added some Disney spin? What if I started putting things in the Vault?

Wham! A Studio Visit With Emily Silver

Virginia Broersma | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Virginia Broersma

Emily Silver makes work that is as visually calm as an air horn. Objects, drawings and videos that may have literally been involved in some kind of explosion or had their glitter-and-ribbon brains bashed out with a bat fill her studio.

WATCH: The Dark Side Of Burlesque Dancing

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 03.05.2014 | Weird News

Lint rollers, frequent trips to Michaels, obsessive vacuuming -- these are the telltale signs that you're addicted to glitter. But do you fully gr...

Parental Guidance: 7 Mission Impossible Messes Made Simple (SLIDESHOW)

Posted 05.01.2013 | Parents

Kids are creative creatures. And like all brilliant artists-in-training, they’re not afraid to get their hands dirty by pushing boundaries — g...

The Dance Cartel's OnTheFloor

John-Stuart Fauquet | Posted 06.03.2013 | Arts
John-Stuart Fauquet

I've gone to The Dance Cartel's OnTheFloor four times and still have no idea what to call it. That's not a complaint, mind you. Part dance, part video installation, part DJ set and part concert, describing the evening as a "performance" or a "show" doesn't do it justice.

Magic in the Mundane: Why Do the Streets of NYC Sparkle?

Alex Budman | Posted 05.04.2013 | New York
Alex Budman

Despite my dad's advice to "always keep my head up" in New York, I couldn't help but notice that the very sidewalks seemed to sparkle beneath my feet, as if paved with the dust of dreams. Was this just in my imagination? Or could there really be glitter in the streets? I decided to find out.

How To Get The Glitter Off (Like A Pro)

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 01.01.2013 | Style

Because Scotch tape just won't cut it.

The Best Day Of Ke$ha's Life

The Huffington Post | Treye Green | Posted 10.31.2012 | Entertainment

Working with Iggy Pop has proven to be more than just a memorable experience for glitter goddess Ke$ha. The singer collaborated with the ex-Stooge...