Vicki was diagnosed with Alopecia Areata in June last year and was told it is an auto immune disease where the body rejects its own hair follicles, leading to partial or complete baldness. It has no known cause or cure. Her aim is to urge the government to fund the charity and to take the [...]
On Nov. 1, 2006, Oklahoma became the last state in the union to legalize. Like Prohibition, which the state did not repeal until 1959, the issue long had been framed as one of moral responsibility. In America, tattoos were associated with the criminal fringe, even as soldiers returned home from wars with tattoos acquired while [...]
John Niederkorn, the social media director of trade journal Tattoo Artist Magazine, said that tattoos appeared to gain their mainstream momentum with advent of reality television. “But I would say that there’s still like a core group of people that do it legit, like all the way, based on the traditional styles and aspects and [...]
A Danish expert has said that the government tried to “manipulate” the results of his study in a bid to prove that some types of tattoos cause cancer. The comments come via dermatology professor and leading physician Jørgen Serup from Copenhagen’s Bispebjerg Hospital, who says that claims from the Environment Ministry that some inks cause [...]
Just how far can employers go in acting against workers based on professional image alone? In this week’s webinar, “Addressing Tattoos, Piercings, and Cross-Dressing in the Workplace,” Ballow discussed some of the risks of taking adverse employment action based on a worker’s appearance.
Rebelling against your parents, boy bands who want to look manly and proving your love to the girl you have known for two weeks. Some of the reasons for getting a tattoo have to be water tight. Declaring your love for a film, TV show or musician is perfectly acceptable but you have to make [...]