All posts tagged in instagram

  • August 14, 2020By Daryl Perry

    When someone utters the word “influencer,” usually a version of a conventionally attractive YouTuber or Instagrammer who lives in LA floats into my head. They drink coffee, live in a beautiful modern apartment or house and post sponsored videos or photos telling their followers about the best new product they need to buy and to … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/is-it-possible-to-be-a-sustainable-influencer/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • May 26, 2020By Shermarie Hyppolite

    On May 21, Lana Del Rey posted a letter about how she feels she is constantly being attacked for the themes of her music by alt writers and music critics in general. Most notably, she name-dropped several female celebrities such as Cardi B, Nicki Minaj and Beyoncé to question how these women can talk about … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/op-ed-lana-del-rey-should-have-never-tried-to-compare-her-struggles-to-women-of-color/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • January 18, 2019By Rosiana Putri

    There was one particular time, I opened the Instagram app on my phone and was casually scrolling down my feed. Out of nowhere, this thought came to mind: my feed is boring. It’s mostly just portraits of people, a food tutorial, some rows of shades of liquid lipsticks, there’s nothing that amazes and captivates me. … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/this-four-surrealist-instagram-accounts-will-make-your-feed-looks-magical/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • June 12, 2018By alexis

    Labeled as a model to watch, 20-year-old British model, Sonny Turner, has made a name for herself in the fashion industry. From modeling for several Aerie campaigns to using her social media prowess as an influencer for Fenty Beauty, Sonny has many brand name campaigns under her belt and continues to amaze the modeling world … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/meet-sonny-turner-a-model-who-doesnt-conform-to-the-instagram-baddie-caricature/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • May 22, 2018By Zoe Crombie

    So you’re considering getting a tattoo, and why not? Beyond the simple act of rebellion they’re often perceived to be, tattoos can be a stunning and creative way of expressing your personal style and the things you love. There has even been a huge decrease in the number of employers who take issue with ink. … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/five-tips-for-getting-your-first-tattoo/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • April 29, 2018By Victoria Zarate

    Most, if not all, of us have felt insecure about our body image some time in our lives. Loving oneself can be hard with social media constantly pressuring everyone to have the “perfect” body. In actuality, there is and never will be such thing as the “perfect body.” We are all beautiful in our own … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/7-body-positive-women-you-should-follow-on-instagram/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • April 14, 2018By Shermarie Hyppolite

    Azealia Banks has posted about being raped on her Instagram story and has since then deleted the posts. Her story on Instagram started with the claim: “Lowkey just got raped. I feel like dirt.” She was with a man when she says she was drugged and put in a difficult position. Her Instagram story continues with … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/azealia-banks-shares-news-of-being-raped-on-her-instagram-story/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • February 11, 2018By Natalie Lion

    Because of social media, people are feeling like they aren’t living their lives to the fullest. You see people your age traveling the world with seemingly no worries and start to feel inadequate. But the truth is, you shouldn’t. First things first, you need to understand that no one is “meant to work a 9-5.” I saw … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/the-logistics-of-not-going-to-school-to-travel/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • August 8, 2017By Zoe

    Karen Nguyen is a fashion blogger from the United Kingdom everyone should be following. She hasn’t been blogging for a very long time but she is definitely an individual who is making her mark in the industry and is doing a very good job at it. Not only am I a fan of the work … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/meet-karen-nguyen-your-new-favourite-fashion-blogger/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • June 5, 2017By Vamika Sinha

    This slam poem is dedicated to those girls that are still breaking into womanhood. I know the world can get you down – folks may pick you apart for your words or your colour or your body or your choice of career or simply the fact that you are female. This is a reminder to … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/this-is-how-you-lose-her/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • April 9, 2017By Hallie Sebastian

    Are you an artist or photographer who is passionate by social justice? Is your work inspired by, but not limited to, feminism, LGBT+, society, race, culture, body positivity, or politics? If so, #MyAffinity is a great opportunity for you to get your work featured on the Affinity Instagram! My name is Hallie Sebastian, and I … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/myaffinity-calling-all-social-justice-inspired-artists-and-photographers-into-the-resistance/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read