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  1. backlash
    What Is Going On With Jackie Aina?Her latest Forvr Mood collection was supposed to be an ode to Nigerian culture. Some fans aren’t sold.
  2. backlash
    A White Woman’s Book on ‘Trap Feminism’ Has Been PulledUnpacking the backlash to Bad and Boujee.
  3. the fenty universe
    Fenty Beauty Apologizes for Its “Geisha Chic” HighlighterIt’s being pulled from shelves.
  4. tv
    Insatiable Creator Says Backlash to Her Show Borders on Censorship“I think we’re in a real danger of censorship if we decide that we all have to tell stories in a certain way so that everybody else feels safe.”
  5. culture
    Netflix Defends Controversial Show Insatiable After Major ‘Fat-Shaming’ BacklashMore than 200,000 people have signed a petition to cancel the show before it even airs.
  6. backlash
    Scarlett Johansson Leaves Her Role in Rub & TugThe actress had come under fire for taking on the role of a trans man.
  7. backlash
    Sam Bee on Ivanka Controversy: ‘I Do Take Responsibility When I Get It Wrong’Bee gave a speech while accepting an award at the Television Academy Honors.
  8. grammys 2018
    A Lot Of Female Record Executives Are Calling For Grammy Chief to ResignMore than a dozen women have signed a letter asking for Neil Portnow’s resignation from the Recording Academy.
  9. editor’s letter
    I’m Certain That Certainty Is the EnemyWhat if everybody could just admit that they are probably wrong a lot of the time?
  10. backlash
    Writer Leaves Lenny Letter Citing Lena Dunham’s ‘Well-Known Racism’“I know exactly who Lena Dunham is — who she was before she was famous — and I have for years.”
  11. backlash
    A Recent History of Vogue’s Tone-deaf EditorialsBecause turning Hurricane Sandy volunteers into models is just the latest offense.
  12. post-modern love
    Has the Online Dating Backlash Arrived? The new dating gurus and apps have an analog approach.
  13. backlash
    Jackie Magazine Editor Resigns Following Racist Rihanna ArticleAnd she continues to put her foot in her mouth.
  14. backlash
    Rihanna Curses the Dutch Magazine That Printed Racist Things About HerSee her surprisingly forceful tweets.
  15. backlash
    Versace Rejects ‘Real Women’ for H&M Line Shoot“Donatella will likely not approve shooting the collection on real women,” a publicist told them.
  16. backlash
    Nicola Formichetti Claims W Misquoted His Views on Fat People’W’ says they did no such thing.
  17. backlash
    Finally, People Are Protesting the Fragrance Abercrombie Uses to Constantly Gas Its StoresEnvironmental groups say the cologne contains toxic chemicals that could put helpless shoppers at risk.
  18. backlash
    Robbie Myers on Gabourey Sidibe’s Cover Controversy: ‘You Can’t Compare a Picture on a Press Line From What You Do in a Studio’The ‘Elle’ editor defends against allegations of skin lightening.
  19. wanna be on top
    New Zealand’s Next Top Model Shot a 16-Year-Old Topless With Nipple Tape and It Isn’t Going Over WellModeling is not a family-friendly industry.
  20. backlash
    Robin Givhan Thinks Essence’s New White Fashion Director Shows the Magazine ‘Isn’t Just About Black Women’“Black women aren’t ‘special.’ They are individuals and they are universal.”
  21. wanna be on top
    Tyra Banks Says the ANTM Contestant With the Tiny Waist ‘Is the Receiver of Countless Stares and Ridicule’Tyra has issued a statement about the show’s controversial promo.
  22. backlash
    M.A.C. Cancels Rodarte LineBecause launching a charity initiative and changing the name of the polish wasn’t enough for them.
  23. backlash
    Italian Vogue Editor Understands Controversial Oil-Spill Shoot Is ‘Shocking’“The message is to be careful about nature.”
  24. backlash
    Is Urban’s ‘Ironic’ New Storefront Mocking Mom-and-Pop Shops?Or just paying its respects?
  25. backlash
    Kristen McMenamy is wearing recycled rubber.So does that make it okay?
  26. backlash
    Models Resemble Dead Birds in Italian Vogue’s Twisted Oil-Spill Fashion SpreadToo soon? Yes.
  27. backlash
    The Essence Controversy Is More Than Skin-DeepThis isn’t the first time a white editor has worked for a black publication. So what’s all the fuss about?
  28. beauty marks
    MAC Creates Charity Initiative for Victims in Juarez Following Nail-Polish BacklashALL profits from the collection will benefit women in Juarez.
  29. backlash
    Essence Editor Wonders Why Hiring a White Fashion Director Sparks More Outrage Than So Many Other Issues“When we reported on the increase in sex trafficking of young black girls in urban communities? Silence.”
  30. backlash
    Essence Hires a White Fashion Director, Backlash EnsuesEllianna Placas set to take the fashion reins amid roiling controversy.
  31. backlash
    Teen Vogue: ‘Is a GBF (Gay Best Friend) the New Must-Have Accessory for Teen Girls?’Amy Astley tried to do a bit of damage control after this story ran.
  32. backlash
    American Apparel Doesn’t Make Skimpy Painted-On Shorts in Sizes Bigger Than 6People are not happy.
  33. backlash
    Disgruntled Magazine Editors Are Tired of Bloggers Getting the Good Seats at ShowsApparently, not everyone is finding Tavi so cute.
  34. backlash
    Annie Leibovitz: Miley’s Audience Wasn’t Ready for That ‘Vanity Fair’ Picture“She was ready to take that picture and her audience was not. Maybe she shouldn’t have posed for ‘Vanity Fair.’”