Russians Take Part in a ‘March Against Scoundrels’ to Protest Adoption …

When the Russian Parliament in its infinite pettiness decided to use orphans to settle a score or two with the United States and ban the adoption of Russian children by American families, most people registered a level of indignation somewhere between, "Sigh, the world can be cruel" and, "Jesus, Russian Parliament — do… » 1/13/13 5:00pm 1/13/13 5:00pm

In Fashion: Turkish Vogue Debuts With White Model

Last week, the first-ever issue of Turkish Vogue hit newsstands. While many of the editors of the new mag are Turkish, the cover features Canadian model Jessica Stam… in keeping with Vogue's habit of using white models on international editions. » 3/01/10 4:30pm 3/01/10 4:30pm

New Statistics Show Violence Against Women Is On The Rise In India

In the past few months, New Delhi, India, has been dubbed » 8/25/08 12:00pm 8/25/08 12:00pm the "rape capital" of South Asia. "The latest statistics are terrifying. And it clearly points to male rage," Shobhaa Dé, a novelist and popular social commentator, tells the . "Underneath our incredible social change, the Indian male is experiencing nothing short of …

The Gothic & Lolita Bible: Japanese Girls Are Living Dolls

In Japan, the Gothic Lolita trend is pretty huge. In fact, they have a magazine dedicated to the darkly cute (or is it cutely dark?) fashion fad, called Gothic & Lolita. This special issue, the Gothic & Lolita Bible, has everything you need to perfect your look — freaky contact lenses, skirts with stiff crinolines,… » 3/13/08 4:40pm 3/13/08 4:40pm