Originally published in February 2014. This post has since been updated with edits and videos, but with respect to the original date, and thus does not acknowledge the subject’s history and artwork past February 2014, minus a 2015 link from Another Magazine and a 2018 M2M Minidocumentary. Jean-Paul Gaultier’s fashion designs aren’t just glamorous (when […]
To mark fifty years of PRIDE, though the first PRIDE parade actually took place in June 1970, a year after the uprising, the sentiment and act of standing with LGBTQIA folk is larger than ever, and this has transferred over to rainbow banners and signs of support across Lord & Taylor storefront, banks, eateries, apparel (H&M!), and for sure, beauty retail.
James Mercer Langston Hughes, simply known to us as Langston Hughes, was only 65 years old when he died of complications from prostate cancer on May 22, 1967. That was 50 years ago today. The Joplin, Missouri born-raised in Lawrence, Kansas native, years before his death, was a defining figure of the Harlem Renaissance in the […]