We all know the women who broke down gender barriers, fought against injustice and stood out in a male-dominated world. But there are so many more badass women whose names you might not know – whose victories shaped the lives of every woman today. As the Women’s March on Washington approaches, we celebrate these trailblazers. […]
Lawrence Phillips had the potential to be one of football’s greatest players. The running back led his team at the University of Nebraska to two championships, was a front-runner for the Heisman trophy and played in the NFL for several years. But instead of a thriving career, Phillips’ continual violent assaults on women landed him […]
There are few places that embodied the free-spirited, vibrant culture of the 1970’s quite like Studio 54. With its lavish, over-the-top parties, the club became the ultimate hotspot for the bon vivant crowd. Movie stars, socialites, politicians and rock legends let loose in this hedonistic playground, and NYC-based photographer Sonia Moskowitz was there to capture […]
In 2016, political outsiders – many with zero experience – are making a mark. This may feel like new territory, but it’s not. As the US prepares for the Republican and Democratic National Conventions, we take a look back at the political outsiders who’ve come before. From professional wrestlers to adult film stars, […]
Love always wins. As we celebrate Pride around the world, it’s important to reflect on what we’ve achieved. From Stonewall to Europe leading the way in LGBTQ civil rights, we have come a long way—but this fight is far from over. We must remember, even when it seems impossible, love always wins.
It’s true that New York summers are special and no summer is truly complete without a visit to Coney Island. The Mermaid Parade, Nathan’s, the Cyclone, extreme eating contests, cotton candy; spectacle and excess have long been a part of the scene where urban Brooklyn runs smack into the sea. Vintage Bettmann Collection imagery from […]
“If these elephants can show us anything it’s the simple fact that all you need is love” Randy Plett travels around the world, documenting the amazing people and places he encounters. The iStock by Getty Images exclusive photographer has seen some incredible things throughout his photographic journeys but one experience stands out: the time he […]
“I think the part of the shoot that will stay with me is 79-year-old Miriam Ziegler showing her Auschwitz prison tattoo which she also showed 70 years ago to the Russian photographer who documented the children as they were liberated.”