diversity

News

l’oreal tells beauty blogger they can’t work with her due to skin issues

After being cast in a shoot, 21-year-old Kadeeja Khan was told by the cosmetics brand it can’t work with people with skin issues, and a spokesperson explained it was a casting mixup.
Tish Weinstock
3.2.18
Beauty

a lesson on beauty with pat cleveland

The world’s first black supermodel and legendary Studio 54 pin-up reflects on the changing face of makeup and the problem with diversity in fashion.
Pat Cleveland
12.21.17
Fashion

palestinian model qaher harhash is breaking down the industry's biases

Meet the young model determined to increase the visibility of Palestinians, via the catwalk.
Bo Hanna
12.12.17
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