News Round Up – The Latest News From Around the Internet

 

Fashion

Business of Fashion

Meet Fashion’s Next Generation: Over 60s

By Victoria Berezhna, 13/4/18

‘In what’s being called a ‘Greynnaisance,’ fashion brands are enlisting older models and influencers to entice oft-ignored Baby Boomers and younger fans on social media.’

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Business of Fashion

It’s Time for Vogue Africa

Leanne Tlhagoane, 14/4/18

‘With international editions of Vogue for the Middle East, Latin America and more recently for Poland and even the Czech Republic, calls for Vogue Africa are growing louder.’

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Gender

Medium

What Do We Do About Women With A Penis?

Cassie Brighter, March 2018 (but we just found it now and it’s definitely worth a read)

‘The Penis in Women’s Spaces, the Cotton Ceiling and the Definition of Womanhood.’

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Health

The Guardian

Extra glass of wine a day ‘will shorten your life by 30 minutes’

Sarah Boseley, 13/4/18

‘Drinking is as harmful as smoking, and more than five drinks a week lowers life expectancy, say researchers.’

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Culture

ABC News

What your habits reveal about social class

Inga Ting, Ri Liu, Nathanael Scott and Alex Palmer, 13/4/18

‘If you’ve ever changed the radio station when stopped at the traffic lights or pretended to have read George Orwell’s 1984, you already have some idea that your cultural tastes betray something deeper about who you are. New research from the Australian Cultural Fields project — one of the most detailed investigations into how cultural tastes and lifestyles connect with privilege in Australia — sheds light on what that might be.’

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Sex

Medium

Every body sexts – What love (and sex) really looks like in the 21st century

Jenna Wortham, Nov 11, 2014 (but we just found it now and it’s definitely worth a read)

‘This project came to life after the celebrity hacks of 2014 and the condescending aftermath of advice toward women that lectured them — us — about taking photos of our bodies, nude or even scantily clad in bikinis or in a dressing room.’

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