October 11, 2012

Lynching photo advertised in order to urge people to vote

In Indianapolis, Washington, a controversial photo has been used to urge people to vote. However, the picture has sparked a lot of controversy. The sign is in front of Greater St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church. The sign says, “Vote”, but one side of the sign shows slaves in chains with wording beneath the picture stating, “Lest we forget.” The other side of the sign shows a picture of the lynching of two black men in […]
October 9, 2012

Chinese university stirs controversy for demanding nipple distance in beauty pageant

In China, a beauty contest aimed at crowning 10 university students is being criticized for demanding that the pageant models meet a nipple spacing requirement in which candidates have to have nipples spaced at least 20 centimeters (7.8 inches) apart. Notably, China has hosted 6 (six) Miss World contests in the past nine years, including Miss World 2012. Critics are attacking the requirement publicly by questioning how can beauty standards include breast distance and questioning […]