Creator Of The ‘Real-Size Barbie’ Is Now Making A Realistic Doll For Boys (IMAGES/VIDEO)

Finally, little boys and girls will be given a more realistic alternative to the Ken doll. Nickolay Lamm, the genius creator behind the amazing Lammily doll that provided girls with a doll that resembled themselves more than a narrow-minded beauty standards, is now doing the same thing with a boy’s doll. In an email to Revelist, Lamm revealed that he was inspired by his own body image issues as a man to create a “realistically proportioned” male doll: “Women are unfortunately still having a difficult time facing unrealistic, weight and beauty-obsessed…

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France Becomes 14th Country to Legalize Marriage Equality!

Félicitations to France for becoming the 14th nation to offer full and equal marriage rights! On Tuesday April 23, less than a week after New Zealand’s declaration, France’s senate passed a marriage equality bill into law with a vote of 331-225. The National Assembly originally supported the bill 329-229 and the Senate passed it with a voice vote. French lovers are happy to note that the law will be effect in just a few months, marking France as the 14th country to legalize marriage equality. In fact, this has been an unprecedented month…

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New Zealand Passes Same-Sex Marriage Into Law

Yesterday, Wednesday Apr 17, 2013, New Zealand parliament passed a law legalizing same-sex marriage. The “Definition of Marriage Amendment Bill” was passed into Law by 77 votes to 44 on it’s third reading. The formal announcement of the vote was followed by a “waiata”, a traditional Māori song. The waiata that seemed to spontaneously erupt and spread through the crowd, including quite a few lawmakers, was a love song called “Pokarekare Ana.” This was a beautiful and appropriate way of marking such a historic moment, and was also a helpful reminder to…

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You are more beautiful than you think you are

In 2004, Dove launched their Real Beauty campaign. The aim of the campaign was to start a global conversation about the need for a wider definition of beauty. Since then, the campaign has produced several creative advertisements deconstructing the exceedingly unattainable standard of beauty held by us as consumers and promoted by the media worldwide. 3 days ago, the Dove US youtube account uploaded a video titled “Dove Real Beauty Sketches”. The video has since gone viral, with over 2.6 million views and counting. It begins by introducing a retired…

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