Tag : charlotte loughlin

Does Talent Trump Abuse In Hollywood?

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Following her 2016 Best Actress Oscar win for her portrayal of a sexual abuse victim in Room, Brie Larson had to present the award of Best Actor at the 2017 Oscars to alleged sexual predator, Casey Affleck. It was thought that to prevent another uncomfortable encounter, the Academy would take … Read More

Frida Kahlo Fans United and Divided Over V&A’s Upcoming Exhibition

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From the 6th June to the 4th November 2018 there will be an exhibition of some of Frida Kahlo’s personal artefacts and clothing at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. After Kahlo’s death, her husband, Diego Rivera, locked many of her possessions in a bathroom at their home in … Read More

Frida Kahlo Is Not A Barbie

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To celebrate International Women’s Day, Mattel, the manufacturers of Barbie, released a series of collectables to celebrate the inspirational women Frida Kahlo, Amelia Earhart and Katherine Johnson in the form of Barbie dolls. Although it is a step in the right direction for such a large company to appreciate and … Read More

Should RuPaul Have a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame?

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The LGBTQ+ icon, RuPaul, has become the first ever drag queen to be honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. There has since been controversy surrounding the decision to award him a star after recent comments regarding the prevention of transgender women in competing in his television … Read More

Pets on vegan diets: foxy or not?

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Vegan activist and Youtuber, Sonia Sae, has recently caught the attention of the media due to her severely underweight fennec fox pet, Jumanji. Sae adopted, or as she claims, rescued, the fox from a breeder in 2014. The Youtuber makes educational videos about veganism including exposes of the pet food … Read More

Why TV is obsessed with the 80s and 90s

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There has been a recent trend of television shows being set in the ‘80s and 90’s, including, Freaks and Geeks, Stranger Things and My Mad Fat Diary, to name a few. So why, in 2018, are the ‘80s and ‘90s so inescapable when it comes to television? It is difficult … Read More

The BAFTAs: bringing the times up movement to the UK

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An unofficial black dress code took place at the 2018 British Academy Film Awards. Many of the attendees chose to wear black, or a #metoo/Time’s Up badge to stand in solidarity with victims of sexual harassment and abuse. The Time’s Up movement is an anti-sexual harassment campaign that was created … Read More

The ugly face of the beauty industry: an inclusivity scandal

7 months ago / 0 comments

Charlotte Loughlin discusses Tarte Cosmetics’ newest foundation and its “embarassing” shade range which fails to be inclusive to POC. In January, Tarte Cosmetics came under fire from the beauty community after the release of its much-anticipated Shape Tape Foundation in both matte and hydrating formulas. The Foundation, inspired by Tarte’s … Read More

To Wash Or Not To Wash

10 months ago / 0 comments

  Leeds University Union are having a referendum to decide whether or not they should pressure student accommodation providers to include laundry credits worth 20 washes and 20 dries in the prices of their rent. There are a number of reasons why they should include this credit scheme in the … Read More

The VS fashion show: an under-represented, potentially damaging display?

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In the aftermath of this years Victoria’s Secret catwalk in Shanghai, Charlotte discusses lack of representation and the promotion of a single body type. It’s that time of the year again. The Victoria’s Secret fashion show is gracing our television screens once more. It’s safe to say the fashion show … Read More