When Mental Health and Fashion Collide: Break Free NYFW’s September Designer Showcase Features Project Runway Designer Helen Castillo and Mental Health Activist Renee Cafaro

When Mental Health and Fashion Collide: Break Free NYFW’s September Designer Showcase Features Project Runway Designer Helen Castillo and Mental Health Activist Renee Cafaro

Break Free NYFW, a designer showcase with a cause announces their featured designers for the season including Helen Castillo, of Project Runway and Project Runway All Stars, and Mental Health Activist and Plus Sized Designer, Renee Cafaro. The showcase will be held on Saturday, September 10th, which is World Suicide Prevention Day. Break Free NYFW is [...]

BREAK FREE NYFW, A FASHION SHOWCASE WITH A CAUSE, ANNOUNCES THEIR SECOND NYFW DESIGNER SHOWCASE

BREAK FREE NYFW, A FASHION SHOWCASE WITH A CAUSE, ANNOUNCES THEIR SECOND NYFW DESIGNER SHOWCASE

BREAK FREE NYFW, A FASHION SHOWCASE WITH A CAUSE, ANNOUNCES THEIR SECOND NYFW DESIGNER SHOWCASE TO BE HELD ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10TH, WORLD SUICIDE PREVENTION DAY. Get Tickets Break Free NYFW is a runway show with a cause leading the discussion on mental health and substance use disorders within the fashion industry. We have invited [...]

Overdose Prevention Centers Save Lives and Aren’t “Heroin Shooting Galleries” As Those Less Informed on Harm Reduction May Lead You to Believe | Opinion

Overdose Prevention Centers Save Lives and Aren’t “Heroin Shooting Galleries” As Those Less Informed on Harm Reduction May Lead You to Believe | Opinion

Since February 2022, the two Overdose Prevention Centers [OPC] in East Harlem and Washington Heights have been visited 10,470 times by 857 individual participants, and have intervened in 180 overdoses, according to data provided by the nonprofit that runs the sites, OnPoint NYC, on March 9th, 2022. Most importantly, all individuals who suffered an overdose [...]

Alexandra Nyman, Founder of LadyCat, Stands with the Recovery Community

Alexandra Nyman, Founder of LadyCat, Stands with the Recovery Community

On Tuesday, our president made bold claims of his administration's desire to end the opioid crisis that has plagued our nation for generations. A number of bills sit on the congress floor waiting to pass ranging from the MAT Act (S.445 - 117th Congress 2021-2022; the Mainstreaming Addiction Treatment Act of 2021) to the Opioid [...]

What is Dramageddon 4?

What is Dramageddon 4?

We are officially in dramageddon 4 territory. One common thread I have noticed between dramageddon 1, dramageddon 2, karmageddon, and dramageddon 3 is the recurring cast of characters. In this case it is Shane Dawson, Jeffree Star, and Trisha Paytas with special guest, Hair by Jay. This tea has been brewing for a while and [...]

The Vogue Cover Controversy: Vice President Kamala Harris

The Vogue Cover Controversy: Vice President Kamala Harris

The great Vogue cover controversy. Was it an accident? A lapse in judgement? A one off mistake? No, it was yet another example of Anna Wintour's attempt to keep in touch with the modern era and falling flat. Her love of piss filters and amateur Photoshop techniques has led many to leave the glorified fashion [...]

The Last Four Years

The Last Four Years

The last four years have shown everyone who they can trust, and who they cannot. Who is a good person and who is not. And has set front and center the great divide of our country. From the other side of this keyboard it feels overwhelming to even fathom trying to go about fixing all [...]