Hindu Goddess Print On Swimsuit Causes Shitstorm

Australian swimwear label Lisa Blue has apologized for sending a swimsuit down the runway with an image of the Hindu goddess Lakshmi. The company has halted production of the offending item, but not before members of a Hindu nationalist party burned the Australian flag alongside images of the models. Cultural… » 5/09/11 1:51pm 5/09/11 1:51pm

Lakshmi: Now A Normal Girl, Still a Goddess

We have always had kind of an obsession with Lakshmi, the Indian girl born with a parasitic twin that gave her four arms and four legs. Well, Lakshmi and her family (who, you might recall, rightly refused to sell her to a circus) are the subjects of a National Geographic documentary this weekend and a 20/20 story » 6/13/08 4:30pm 6/13/08 4:30pm