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I Deal With Grief Through Extreme Makeup to Make People Look at Me
I was in such a pained state that I wanted people—even strangers—to stop and pay attention.
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5 People on What They Wish They Knew in Their First Relationships
Writers Marie Lodi Andreakos, Tasbeeh Herwees, Muna Mire, Krista Burton, and Sessi Kuwabara Blanchard weigh on in the love lessons they would have appreciated hearing early on in their romantic careers.
Amy Rose Spiegel
'The Get Down' Tells the Story Behind the Birth of Hip-Hop
Baz Luhrmann's new series about the beginning of hip-hop in the Bronx is unfocused at times, but ultimately true-to-life.
The Kimye and Taylor Swift Feud Has Always Been About White Femininity and Blackness
The Taylor Swift and Kimye beef isn't only about who said what, but about larger issues of race and privilege in America.
This Woman Wants the UN to Keep Detroit from Shutting Off People's Water
Thousands of Detroiters are having their water shut off in the middle of summer. We interviewed Maude Barlow who filed a formal complaint with the UN, saying that's a human rights violation.
Denying Visas to Ugandan LGBT Activists Reeks of Hypocrisy
Canada condemns Uganda’s repression of homosexuality. But nine Ugandan LGBT activists were denied visas for World Pride 2014 in Toronto.
Canada’s Refusal to Allow Ugandan LGBT Activists into the Country Speaks to a Wider Hypocrisy
Canada just denied visas for nine of ten Ugandan LGBT activists who want to attend World Pride 2014 in Toronto this summer. The move is yet another example of the Canadian government's contradictory practices when it comes to opposing the rampant...
Canadian Law Enforcement Is Sharing Questionable Mental Health Profiles with U.S. Customs
Canada maintains a database in which the private mental health information of Canadians is routinely entered—sometimes inaccurately. The database is accessible to branches of the US federal government and people often discover they are a part of CPIC...