Young portuguese designer turns Lisbon fashion week into a feminist protest – using nipples

In October 2016, a fashion designer from Portugal used the catwalk at Lisbon Fashion Week as a feminist platform – with nipples. Micaela Sapinho’s Spring/Summer 2017 collection was unlike the other designs paraded on the day. Her line featured monochrome clothing patterned with breasts and nipples, while her models carried placards that read: “Free the… Continue reading Young portuguese designer turns Lisbon fashion week into a feminist protest – using nipples

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Spinal cord injury: How it can affect a young person’s mental health | The IPF

Every eight hours someone in the United Kingdom sustains a spinal cord injury, either through accident or illness. One of those people was Anne*. She was only 18-years-old when a blood vessel in her neck burst and bled into her spinal cord, causing permanent paralysis from the chest down. Aside from the physical barriers, the injury also… Continue reading Spinal cord injury: How it can affect a young person’s mental health | The IPF