All posts tagged in #instagram

  • August 16, 2019By Daryl Perry

    Genre-bending pop star Billie Eilish posted an Instagram story on August 15th, but it was different than most. Eilish wasn’t showing off an avant-garde outfit or promoting a new single, but officially speaking out on a controversial political issue — gun control and school shootings. https://twitter.com/starylize/status/1162077074183675904?s=20 The camera is close to Eilish’s face, her current … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/billie-eilish-makes-her-first-political-statement-on-gun-control/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • July 7, 2019By Daryl Perry

    Recently, America’s Next Top Model (ANTM), a cult-classic television series that dominated the early 2000s, has come back into the spotlight, but for the wrong reasons. The show formerly hosted by supermodel Tyra Banks revolved around models living in a mansion in Los Angeles, participating in various challenges, photoshoots and transformations in hopes of becoming … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/throwback-antms-problematic-past-and-its-affect-on-viewers/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • June 28, 2019By Phyllis Feng

    As with anything concerning social media and the proliferation of an internet-centric culture, Insta-poetry is treated with the usual package deal approach of hate and love. Despite the abundant successes and enthusiastic fanbases of poets such as Rupi Kaur, Lang Leav, Amanda Lovelace and Yrsa Daley-Ward, a creeping sense of disapproval veins through it all. … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/is-insta-poetry-the-death-of-real-poetry-or-a-rebirth/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • December 14, 2018By none

    When I log into Instagram I am bombarded by the sleek, promising packaging of weight loss shakes and teas. When I hit my explore page, I see nothing but “flat tummy” workouts and transformation pictures with perfectly posed fitness influencers. When I decided to go into recovery for an eating disorder, I knew that the … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/diversify-your-feed-with-these-six-empowering-instagram-accounts/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read