Real Not Retouched

by Sarah Dubbeldam

How does the glorification of image pressure women? Sarah Dubbeldam is the Founder and Editor In Chief of Darling Magazine, an artistic quarterly publication that seeks to broaden the “ideals” of beauty in media and speaks real, time-tested wisdom to...

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Modesty: I Don’t Think it Means What You Think it Means

by Rachel Held Evans

Actress and entrepreneur Jessica Rey’s recent Q presentation on the evolution of the swimsuit has generated quite an interest in her beautiful line of Hepburn-inspired swimsuits. And I couldn’t be happier to see this smart, savvy businesswoman succeed. ...

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Porn and Technology

by Jefferson Bethke

Research suggests that pornography is a "new narcotic" with equally powerful effects on the brain as addictive drugs. In a globalized world, how can we overcome the temptations and tragedies of technology? Jefferson Bethke believes the answer lies within the...

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The Evolution of the Swimsuit

by Jessica Rey

Fashion matters. It influences the imagination and drives the way people uniquely represent themselves. The evolution of the women’s swimsuit is one place where there has been a visible shift away from modesty. In the current world of swimwear,...

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Consumer, Sex & The Objectification of Women

by Kim Biddle

From popular music to popular fashion, “sexy” has often become synonymous with “beautiful.” But such a shift is not simply semantics. Founder and executive director of Saving Innocence, Kim Biddle, uncovers the dangerous realities behind identity formation—how our pop...

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