the make up artists fighting back against india's skin bleaching industry
Light skin and the products used to achieve it have long been ingrained within South Asian culture, but a new generation are finally rejecting colourism.
the body shop launches fair trade recycled plastic scheme
The beauty brand unveils its approach to tackle the industry’s plastic problem, and help improve the lives of waste workers in the process.
do you know where your cotton comes from?
We want to know what's gone into our soup — why not our clothes too? A new film from Volcom explores the benefits of organic cotton.
meet india's first transgender runway model
Anjali Lama tells i-D about growing up in rural Nepal, her advocacy for trans rights, and being selected from hundreds to walk in Mumbai's fashion week.
the women taking on india's sexual harassment problem
Pretika Menon's photographs of female rappers questions the practice known as 'eve teasing.'
india has made history by decriminalising gay sex
The landmark ruling is being celebrated as a huge step forward for human rights in the country.
why is it still taboo for men to hold hands?
While male friends holding hands is stigmatised in the UK, in India it’s normal. Photographer Vincent Dolman captured men of every age on the streets of India, holding hands. It’s pretty sweet.
if you're tired of london, you're tired of life
Tim Walker teams up with hot and cool young stylist Alice Goddard for a shoot on the streets of London, in its newsagents, and amongst its markets, for a celebration of the capital's diversity.
exclusive: bringing john alexander skelton’s new collection to life
We premiere a new film from the exciting young menswear designer, showing the delicate and intricate processes that make up his bold creative vision.
in india, snapchat is leading a revolution around domestic violence support
Snap Counselors are using the app to provide access to ultra private micro-counselling sessions.
global youth: meet the young dreamers of delhi and mumbai
Follow Bharat Sikka's lens through the streets of Delhi and Mumbai, as we ask young Indians what their vision for the future of their country is.
indian lgbt groups celebrate breakthrough against colonial ‘unnatural sex' law
The long struggle for LGBT equality in India took another small step forward today, though past experience has deterred India’s queer community from celebrating prematurely.