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Plus-Sized Woman Rocks Bikini on Hollywood Boulevard to Promote Body Acceptance

Los Angeles is known for many things: great weather, a laidback lifestyle, and Hollywood’s biggest stars. But for many who live in La La Land, the pressure to conform to a certain beauty standard can leave them feeling downright depressed. But Amani Terrell isn’t having...

Gone Are The Days Of Suits – Dressing Down Is Now Office Chic

Apparently I’ve worked for companies that were ahead of their own time. I can’t recall the last time it was required to wear a suit to work every day.  When I worked for an athletic apparel company, it wasn’t strange to see people come into...

Style Snatch: Mara Brock Akil

We all know that Mara Brock Akil–the brains behind TV shows like Being Mary Jane, The Game and Girlfriends–is talented, but did you know the beauty also has great style? She’s a working mom (and wife to producing partner Salim Akil) so she’s busy, but...

Pastor Tells Wives to ‘Shine It Up’ to Keep Husbands From Looking at ‘Hoes’ – Did He Cross the Line?

A North Carolina minister is catching flack about his recent comments to women on Twitter that has many crying foul. Pastor Andy Thompson, founder of the World Overcomers Christian Church in Durham, recently instructed married women to “shine it up” so their husbands will remain...

It’s Our Birthday: Clutch Turns 7 Today!

Do you know what today is? It’s our anniversary! In an age in which publications come and go, CLUTCH is still here, celebrating our 7th year on the web! While things haven’t always gone smoothly and we’ve experienced our fair share of growing pains, you’ve...

Transgender Student Says University Security Humiliated Her

A transgender student at a Charlotte, NC college says she was discriminated against by the university and harassed by security.  Andraya Williams,  a 22 year-old student at  Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte,  was stopped by a security guard as she exited the women’s bathroom...