Tattoo Studios Are Stopping HIV Positive People From Using Their Services

A statement released today by the UK's leading advisors for HIV care emphasises that tattoo parlours and spas shouldn't ask for their clients' status. So why are people getting turned away anyway?


How to Quit Your Shit Job and Become… a Tattoo Artist!

Sema Graham swapped tiring barista shifts for their passion: tattoos, with the added bonus of working with friends.


The Tattoo Industry Doesn't Have to Be Dominated By Straight White Men

Instagram has allowed women and people of colour in the UK and US to build alternative routes into a career that has traditionally excluded them.


'Game of Thrones' Super Fans Explain Their 'GoT' Tattoos

"I wanted to get tattoo because I'm obsessed with 'Game of Thrones', and also because why not?"


Tattoo Artist Don Ed Hardy on the Evolution of Tattoo Art in America

We met the legendary artist for a chat about his prominent role in the history of tattoo art.


These Are the Most Painful Places to Get a Tattoo

First-timers would do well to avoid the arse.


Ariana Grande's Ridiculous Tattoo Drama Is Killing Me

Ariana Grande accidentally got a tattoo that said "small charcoal grill" in Japanese. Then, she tried to fix it. Except she accidentally made it worse.


Ariana Grande's New Japanese "7 Rings" Tattoo Actually Says “Barbecue Grill"

Yet another reminder to not get a tattoo in a language you, yourself, cannot read.


How Tattoos Saved These Indonesian Women From Sexual Slavery In World War II

A local marriage tradition in the island of Timor helped these women escape from becoming comfort women during Japanese occupation.


Portraits of South Africa's Bloodiest Prison Gang: The Number

Photographer Luke Daniel got access to the group that notoriously upholds their rules with sodomy.


Domino's Overwhelmed by Huge Number of Russians Willing to Get Pizza Tattoos

And now the company is on the hook for a whole lot of dough.