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All the Enviable Looks at Essence's Black Women In Hollywood Luncheon

Essence held its eighth annual Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon in Beverly Hills on Thursday. Two-thirds of the outfits have already been stolen by me and I'm not sorry. Here are some of the outfits—originally worn by the likes of Laverne Cox, Tracee Ellis Ross and Teyonah Parris—that are now in my closet. » 2/20/15 2:10pm 2/20/15 2:10pm

A Visual Explanation Of Female Self-Loathing

In their admittedly unscientific study, Nina Orezzoli and Mark Robinson compared the ads in the March issues of Maxim, Cosmo and Essence that featured women's breasts, butts, and legs, as well as the amount of times that "T&A were used to sell T&A," like porn or phone sex ads. Essence featured 5% gratuitous body parts… » 3/11/11 6:10pm 3/11/11 6:10pm