Author Michelle Elman told INSIDER she created the images with photographer Linda Blacker to "show the fashion industry what they're missing."
Siba Gcilitshana is the first openly queer Miss SA finalist in history
Ashley Graham says fashion in still lacking in diversity but she appreciate designers such as Prabal Gurung, Christian Siriano and Michael Kors who have been "pioneers for change".
"Don't be afraid to be the first."
She's landed her name in the history books.
Model, lawyer and activist Thando Hopa makes South Africa proud as she graces the cover of Vogue Portugal's Africa motherland edition.
Plus, everything you need to know about the first-ever Beauty Revolution Festival.
Growing up, every girl wanted one (or 100), but not just because she was pretty. For this list, we’ll only be looking the official dolls on the Barbie line and not fanmade versions or other dolls inspired by her.
There is potential for SA to grow its LGBT+ tourism market, a flight attendant turned entrepreneur says.
Stand up for wildlife protection, improve black ownership in the tourism space and make it easier for families to travel together. These are some of the pressing matters German trade partners want SA to address in the tourism industry.
They're smart. They're ambitious. They represent the true beauty of South African women in all their skin tones and hair textures.
If you didn't know, now you know.
Many people accused the pageant organization of being racist for failing to include a more diverse group of women.
Young people with autism were given the stage at a beauty pageant in Nairobi.
In a historic first, Lori Lightfoot – a gay African-American woman – is elected mayor of America's third largest city, as Chicago voters entrust a political novice with tackling difficult problems of economic inequality and gun violence.
This festival is set to take the South African beauty scene by storm with a two-day beauty festival taking place on 6 and 7 April 2019 at Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg.
Miss Unique Beauty UK is the first of its kind for survivors of burns, scarring and other visible differences. The founder, Rochelle Barrett, suffered third degree burns to 80% of her body, after an accident with a kettle of boiling water when she was just eight months old.
There’s nothing funny about negative stereotypes attached to the natural hair of black women.
Awkwafina insists diversity isn't "a trend" and believes Hollywood has seen a "progressive shift".
In this op-ed, Lindsay-Rae McIntyre, chief diversity officer at Microsoft, says that the company's starting to see signs that this shift is working.
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