diversity

News

rihanna is not here for diversity as a "marketing tool"

She responded to a fan DM about Fenty Beauty and transgender representation.
Hannah Ongley
12.1.17
News

james charles, first male face of covergirl, apologizes for racist tweets

"They did not come from a place of hate," James Charles said in a video apology. "They came from me being a really ignorant 13-year-old who should not have had a Twitter account."
André-Naquian Wheeler
11.7.17
News

the spring/summer 18 runway season had the most trans, non-white, and plus-size models ever

Once again, New York was the most racially diverse fashion capital.
André-Naquian Wheeler
10.12.17
beauty

rina sawayama talks about the representation of east asian women in fashion

Madonna’s MDNA Skin launched with a video of her and Josh "The Fat Jew" Ostrovsky being pampered by silent East Asian women. Musician Rina Sawayama called her out on Twitter, and tells i-D why this trope must die.
Rina Sawayama
9.29.17
Film

10 films by black directors to stream now

Tackling police brutality, drug addiction, and coming-of-age, these films masterfully capture the black experience.
André-Naquian Wheeler
9.22.17
Culture

empowering photos of skater girls of color

Adrienne D. Williams never saw skaters who looked like her. With "MS.RPRSNTD," she's bringing diversity to the L.A. skate scene.
Hannah Ongley
9.7.17
Music

where were all the female directors at the vmas?

Here are 2017’s underrated music videos -- directed by women -- that should’ve made the cut.
Rooney Elmi
8.30.17
Culture

‘neu neu’ is a magazine for (and by) young black creatives

Alexis Noelle Barnett tells i-D about making the empowering fashion publication of her teenage dreams.
Hannah Ongley
7.26.17
Film

5 unmissable female-directed documentaries from 2017

Take a look through the female-directed documentaries you have to see this year.
Alexandra Pollard
7.20.17
Film

sofia coppola defends 'the beguiled' from backlash

“To treat slavery as a side-plot would be insulting.”
Georgie Wright
7.17.17
Culture

spain's young creatives on defying traditional beauty standards

It’s undeniable that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. But even if internet culture is leaning towards a change in mentality and generating debate about what we should consider beautiful or not, the social norms to which we’ve subscribed pose a...
i-D Staff
6.23.17
LGBT

model and activist carmen carrera wants to spread trans awareness

From gay to drag to trans, the former "RuPaul’s Drag Race" star shares her journey.
Tish Weinstock
6.20.17