10 Social Changes for 2015

2014 saw its share of ups and downs. Much of what happened during the last year started necessary conversations, incited outrage, and elicited more than a few eye rolls. All of these conversations and reactions have inspired me to list 10 social changes for 2015. These are things I believe will help improve real life and online interactions. If we […]

Steph Modified is a female tattoo artist who’s skills can go toe to toe with any of her male peers, making her an obvious choice for the Sugar & Spikes “Tatted Uprising” feature.

Tatted Uprising – Steph Modified

In the male dominated industry of tattooing, it is a refreshing change to meet Steph Modified. Born and raised in New York City, the professional tattoo artist’s personal style bears a likeness to Tank Girl. When it comes to her adopted last name, “Modified,” she embraces the meaning full on. Her passion for all forms […]

Body & Soul, LIFESTYLE

Real Women Have _________

“A culture fixated on female thinness is not an obsession about female beauty, but an obsession about female obedience. Dieting is the most potent political sedative in women’s history; a quietly mad population is a tractable one.” Naomi Wolf, The Beauty Myth: How Images of Beauty are Used Against Women I absolutely HATE swim suit shopping. […]