Thando Hopa on the cover of Vogue more than celebrates her achievements - and reminds us how other women continue to smash the glass ceiling

2019-04-03 16:27

Model, lawyer and activist Thando Hopa makes South Africa proud as she graces the cover of Vogue Portugal's Africa motherland edition.

Why Beauty Revolution Festival 2019 is the celebration of diversity we've always needed

2019-03-28 18:10

Plus, everything you need to know about the first-ever Beauty Revolution Festival.

This is the number of times the now 60-year-old Barbie was ahead of the curve when it came to empowering women

2019-03-22 14:41

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.

A flight attendant plans to grow LGBT+ tourism in SA - here's why

2019-03-09 16:00

There is potential for SA to grow its LGBT+ tourism market, a flight attendant turned entrepreneur says.

German businesses to SA: Protect wildlife, relax Visa regulations and improve diversity in tourism sector

2019-03-08 07:31

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.

'New' killer whales have moved to South Africa - and are feasting on local great white sharks

2019-02-05 14:09

There has been a dramatic decline in shark numbers in Cape Town.

Lessons from Singapore and Malaysia on fostering racial inclusivity

2019-01-27 15:02

Singapore lifted the largest number of people out of poverty, in an equitable way, which helped provide the glue to a new national identity, writes William Gumede.

CFDA report highlights what it will take to achieve a truly diverse and inclusive fashion industry

2019-01-09 17:56

More black models. More trans models. More 'fat' models. What's considered beautiful needs to change.


"Autism is not a curse, it's a blessing" says winner of Autism awareness pageant

2019-04-29 12:08

Young people with autism were given the stage at a beauty pageant in Nairobi.

Chicago makes history by electing its first black, gay woman mayor

2019-04-05 10:14

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.

Stand a chance of winning tickets to the first-ever Beauty Revolution Festival where you'll interact with the beauty industry's most influential women IRL

2019-04-02 14:50

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.

Here's the first ever beauty pageant for survivors of disfigurement and visible differences

2019-03-27 11:33

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.

Bellami Hair wig company called out for making racist remarks about Jordyn Woods’ new hairdo

2019-03-15 16:29

There’s nothing funny about negative stereotypes attached to the natural hair of black women.

Crazy Rich Asians star Awkwafina says diversity is not just a trend, it’s here to stay

2019-03-08 09:30

Awkwafina insists diversity isn't "a trend" and believes Hollywood has seen a "progressive shift".

Microsoft made inclusion every employee’s responsibility. Here’s why.

2019-03-03 13:58

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.

Is this the year of the black model?

2019-01-28 09:57

"Spectacular, spectacular. No words in the vernacular can describe this great [Fashion Week]"

The 25th anniversary Hollywood issue of Vanity Fair is out - and we'll be talking about it for years to come

2019-01-24 21:10

I think a renewal of my cancelled subscription is way overdue.

Facebook has a `black people problem,' ex-employee writes

2018-11-28 21:30

As Facebook defends its handling of Russian political interference, an ex-employee published another scathing critique of the company’s culture.

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