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Childfree and Proud pt.2 – By the grace of God

Childfree and Proud pt.2 – By the grace of God

Featured, Feminism, Investigations, Religion, Specials
“God blessed them; and God said to them, "Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue it; and rule over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the sky and over every living thing that moves on the earth." Genesis 1:28 In the first part of Childfree and Proud,  Kirsty, Rebi and Jena described their experiences when dealing with parents who do understand their desire to never have children and the complicated relationship the community has with traditional media. But this is only scraping the surface.   Kirsty, Jena and Rebi strongly believe that a big part of the social conditioning that pushes women towards motherhood has a lot to do with religion. “All of them”, Kirsty adds.    In Jena’s words: “religion is just a book full of rules on how to live your

What religion has to do with fashion? #prayforfashion

culture, Fashion
We went to a therapist with fashion and religion to try to understand this relationship It is a well-known fact that religion has always had a significant influence on society. There were moments in history when the church would dictate on almost every aspect of the individual’s life. And so, it should not come as a surprise that religion would also influence the fashion industry. MET gala’s 2018 theme “Fashion and religion” has generated little discussions around the topic. But still, how is fashion connected with religion? Does the belief really influence the way we dress? "Fashion and religion have long been intertwined, mutually inspiring and informing one another, although this relationship has been complex and sometimes contested, it has produced some of the most inventiv

What to expect from the Met gala 2018

Fashion, Featured
The Metropolitan Museum of Art has confirmed the rumours about their controversial 2018 theme: religion. The Costume Institute for the Met has announced the theme for the 2018 gala, and designers are quaking in their boots. Titled "Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination", the theme is intended to explore the historical relationship between religion and fashion. This is not the first time the iconic gala has pushed boundaries. However, in choosing a theme so close to the current political climate we cannot help but wonder what message the museum hopes to portray. Fans of the gala have reacted with excitement and curiosity. Everyone is interested to see how our favourite celebrities will tackle such a controversial and potenti...