Maya McGee is the founder of Lux+Orleans, a New-Orleans based company that creates hand-crafted jewelry. Founded in August 2010, Maya makes each piece herself with great time and dedication. From pearls to gemstones, resin to metalwork, Lux+Orleans creates jewelry for all styles.
Amy Irvin is the co-founder and executive director of the New Orleans Abortion Fund. They provide financial assistance to people seeking abortion care here in Louisiana by partnering with the local clinic, Women’s Healthcare Center, as well as making financial pledges to other clinics, including in Baton Rouge and Shreveport.
Jordan Hilton, founder of Skin Alchemy, has a Master of Science in Chemistry degree and an extensive knowledge of the cosmetic industry. Skin Alchemy is an all-natural essential oil based skincare line. Each Skin Alchemy oil blend is formulated to maximize moisture, promote collagen production, deliver potent antioxidants, and keep your skin looking youthful and radiant!
Free bleeding is exactly what it sounds like, going through menstruation in the most natural way possible; no pads, no tampons, no cups… no blocking or collecting the period flow. The reasons people choose to free bleed can range from comfort to environmental concerns to simply not having a choice.
GBX Online Presents: Artists + Activists is a series of interviews with New Orleans based womxn. The womxn working towards a more just and equitable future as artists, makers, and entrepreneurs or as activists, leaders, and non-profit workers. Our first in this series is an interview with STAR (Sexual Trauma Awareness + Response) Advocacy Director Alix Tarnowsky. STAR is one of Glitter Box's community partners. We donate 5% of all sales to STAR and other non-profits seeking to promote the education and empowerment of womxn in New Orleans and beyond (thanks in part to the generosity of the Heymann Foundation).