Issue 31: Winter 2015

The Alternative Beauty Issue

Features

  • Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow The complicated issues of body hair By SADAF AHSAN
  • Body (Re)Image Ableism and body image By SHANNON CLARKE
  • The Curious Case of the Light-Skin, Dark-Skin Battle By TARISAI NGANGURA
  • Quick Reads

  • EDITOR’S LETTER
  • CONTRIBUTORS
  • NEWSFLASH Saudi Arabian women register to vote, Palestinian teen leads West Bank resistance
  • ACTIVIST REPORT Fat Girl Food Squad
  • FIVE SHAMELESS THINGS TO DO
  • ON THE JOB Charm Torres, makeup artist and nurse
  • SHE’S SHAMELESS Introducing a cool Shameless reader
  • COLUMNS AND DEPARTMENTS

  • TALKING BACK Announcing the winners of the first annual Talking Back Awards
  • ADVICE Dealing with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
  • BODY POLITICS Growing up fat in Trinidad
  • BEYOND THE BOOKS Anishinaabe hair is sacred
  • MEDIA SAVVY Gender variance in fashion and celebrity culture
  • GREEN SCENE Edible beauty products
  • SPORTING GOODS Double standards for women athletes
  • ARTS AND CULTURE

  • SHOW & TELL Muslimah fashion
  • DIY Queer nail art
  • BEST OF THE BLOG What we’re saying online
  • ARTS PROFILE Kim Katrin Milan’s femme revolution
  • STIR IT UP Using food to make your beauty products
  • RECIPE Pumpkin Facial Smoothie
  • GET UP Slow Fashion
  • GEEK CHIC Body positivity and LARPing
  • REVIEWS Books, music, games, websites
  • COUNTERCULTURE CLASSIC Power Pack
  • COMIC

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