The model Valentina Sampaio has made history by becoming the first openly transgender model to be featured in Sports Illustrated’s swimsuit issue. The 23-year-old Brazilian has been selected as a model for the issue that will be released on 21 July.
Ben & Jerry’s, Eddie Bauer, Magnolia Pictures, the North Face, Patagonia, REI, Verizon, and more have boycotted Facebook advertisements as the company declined to take action against misinformation from President Trump — the same ones that Twitter flagged as misleading or glorifying violence.
Time magazine’s June 15 cover continues this conversation about police violence, featuring a black mother, with her eyes closed, holding the blank outline of a child. It’s particularly apt given that Floyd called for his deceased mother while pinned down.
National Geographic has announced a new, global commitment to tackle the problem of single-use plastics with the launch of Planet or Plastic?, a multiyear initiative aimed to reduce single-use plastic entering the world’s oceans.