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Culture, GLOBAL, WHATS NEXT

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.
LIFESTYLE, SPOTLIGHT

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 […]

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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. […]