Juneteenth Celebration

June 19, 2022 Brittany J. Rosario 0

Juneteenth is currently an unofficial American holiday (revised 2022, see updates below) celebrated on June 19th to commemorate Union General Gordon Granger’s reading of federal orders in the city of Galveston, Texas, on 19 June 1865, proclaiming that all enslaved persons in the U.S. state of Texas were now free. Read More Read More

Pre-heating the Oven

April 1, 2022 Brittany J. Rosario 0

I’d like to introduce a new blog series! #BakedToPerfection 🐇👬🏻🐛🎩🍵🌹♥♠ In this new series, I will be discussing everything Cannabis (see topics listed below) in celebration of New York State’s passing of recreational cannabis use, an epic stoner’s holiday: 4/20 and Earth Day! Follow me on Instagram @brittanyjrosario for updates! Read More

Yoga 101 – Ashtanga Yoga

January 18, 2022 Brittany J. Rosario 0

In Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra, the eightfold path is called ashtanga, which literally means “eight limbs” (ashta=eight, anga=limb). These eight steps act as a discipline guide for living a meaningful and purposeful life through the prescription for moral and ethical conduct and accountability. Ashtanga Yoga directs attention toward one’s health and Read More

Yoga 101 – The Seven Chakras

January 6, 2022 Brittany J. Rosario 0

The seven chakras are a complex and ancient energy system that originated in India. They were first mentioned in the Vedas, an ancient sacred text of spiritual knowledge dating back to 1500-1000 BC. Chakra (cakra in Sanskrit) means “wheel” and refers to energy points in your body. They are thought to Read More

History of the Human Rights Campaign

June 24, 2021 Brittany J. Rosario 0

In 1980, one of the most exemplary nonprofit organizations was established, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC). Their mission statement is to end discrimination against LGBTQ+ citizens and realize a nation that achieves fundamental fairness and equality for all. The HRC continues to make strides in accomplishing this mission statement by Read More Read More

Playboy’s First Transgender Model

December 10, 2020 Brittany J. Rosario 0

Before Caitlyn Jenner, Laverne Cox and Amanda Simpson, there was Caroline “Tula” Cossey.  She was a striking 6-foot-tall British model whose face graced magazine covers and was displayed in national ad campaigns for vodka and lingerie in the late 1970s. Tula debuted as a Bond girl in For Your Eyes Read More

Playboy’s Impact Today

December 9, 2020 Brittany J. Rosario 0

Playboy is known as the most famous and bestselling American men’s magazine in the world evolving from just a magazine to a full-on enterprise including but not limited to — Playboy online, TV, and radio. Due to growth of a new wave feminism and technological advances, we must ask ourselves Read More Read More

Top 10 Most Iconic Playboy Issues

December 6, 2020 Brittany J. Rosario 0

Playboy has expanded since its’ inception in 1953 to the Playboy Club & Playboy Bunny in 1960 to Playboy TV in 1982 and Playboy Fashion in 2002 to the 60th anniversary in 2013. The company has grown from being a conservative entertainment magazine for men to a liberal enterprise with Read More Read More

The History of Playboy Enterprises

December 5, 2020 Brittany J. Rosario 0

In 1953, writer and illustrator, Hugh Hefner, incorporated HMH Publishing Co. Inc. in Delaware on October 1st. The first issue of Playboy, a men’s adult entertainment magazine, was published in December of that same year with no cover date because Hefner was unsure if there would be a second issue. Read More Read More