Rebekah Harding

  • February 10, 2018By Rebekah Harding

    Known as Coffin Joe in the music world, Eren Fuentes is a non-binary, bisexual, latinx rapper from the DMV who is making strides to creating a more inclusive rap industry. In their music, they highlight the struggles in the LGBT community and encourage a change in how the industry views masculinity and identity. Their music … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/an-interview-with-coffin-joe-the-non-binary-latinx-rapper-who-is-advocating-for-inclusiveness-in-the-industry/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • January 6, 2018By Rebekah Harding

    As pictures of Ne-Yo posing with his pregnant wife, Crystal Smith, began circulating around social media in late October of 2017, the couple was not greeted with support and excitement as many expecting celebrities are. After the birth of this second child with ex-fiancee, Monyetta Shaw, the former couple had agreed to go through permanent … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/ne-yo-recieves-critizism-after-leaving-ex-fiancee-who-agreed-to-permanent-sterilization/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • November 27, 2017By Rebekah Harding

    Rebekah Harding Meet Aaron Philip — The Disabled Model That Went Viral With her love for all things fashion and activism, Aaron Philip (@aaronphilipxo), has taken to twitter to share her passion with the world. Hailing from the Carribean Island of Antigua, Philip is a 16 year old aspiring model and creative based in NYC. This … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/meet-aaron-philip-the-disable-model-that-went-viral/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • November 5, 2017By Rebekah Harding

    Editor’s Note: A previous title for this article read Millie Bobby Brown Named Sexiest Actress by PlayFM, Once Again Promoting Pedophilia, but it has since been corrected because it was W Magazine that named her such. With the recent premiere of Stranger Things 2 taking the internet by storm, there have already been countless incidents involving … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/millie-bobby-brown-named-sexiest-actress-by-playfm-once-again-promoting-pedophilia/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • October 11, 2017By Rebekah Harding

    It takes true courage and vulnerability to chase your dreams and express your passions to the world. Whether it be through fashion, photography, blogging, music, art, etc., opening yourself to criticism can be one of the most daunting realities from young and old creatives in any industry. Independent creatives are individuals who have decided to … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/the-importance-of-supporting-independent-creatives-big-or-small/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • October 10, 2017By Rebekah Harding

    It’s difficult to remember a time when there wasn’t at least one chart-topping song about “this girl I love is dating an asshole and she should be with me instead.” While these tunes can be incredibly catchy—I definitely bop to a few of them—the underlying lyrics and messages can sometimes be toxic. For example, Shawn … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/the-possible-dangers-of-the-nice-guy-narrative/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • September 19, 2017By Rebekah Harding

    If you scrolled through your Twitter feed this week, you probably saw something about the recent cheating scandal involving Kevin Hart and Eniko Parrish, his wife. And as you might remember, this is not the first time Kevin Hart has been unloyal to a spouse. After their divorce in 2011, his ex-wife, Torrei Hart, revealed … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/the-kevin-hart-scandal-extortion-the-sex-tape-infidelity-and-rape/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • August 16, 2017By Rebekah Harding

    Following the increased interest in wearing feminism-inspired clothes, big name brands like Forever 21 and H&M have begun capitalizing off of activism with trendy, but unethical, apparel. These brands often outsource production to overseas sweatshops with dangerous working conditions and unfair wages, or use cheap prison labor where inmates are heavily exploited. Nothing about the … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/ethical-alternatives-to-mainstream-feminism-apparel-ft-greenboxshop-and-more/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • July 26, 2017By Rebekah Harding

    As alternative rock band AWOLNATION has caught the public eye (or should I say ear) for their unique sound and catchy songs, their hit “Sail” left many individuals with learning disabilities feeling misrepresented, offended, and upset. The lyrics of the song depict a depressed and dark outlook on a failing relationship and continuously express this … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/awolnations-sail-capitalizes-off-of-learning-disabilities-and-stereotypes/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read