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10 Myths About Sex and Virginity- Debunked - International Women's Health Coalition

Yesterday, I had the privilege and honor of speaking at the Rethinking Virginity Conference at Harvard University. The conference was organized by …

The Science Of Gender: No, Men Aren't From Mars And Women From Venus

Testosterone Rex is extinct.<p>That's the central conclusion of a fascinating new book by University of Melbourne psychologist Cordelia Fine. Testosterone Rex: Myths of Sex, Science, and Society hit the bookstores Tuesday.<p>"Testosterone Rex" is a nickname for the view that women and men are essentially …

How movies teach manhood | Colin Stokes

The eyes of the city: 20 years of street photography – in pictures

From 1977 to 2001, photographer Richard Sandler regularly walked the streets of New York and Boston, capturing all that the streets had to offer

Photography

Salt-N-Pepa - Let's Talk About Sex

Photographer Tracks Down People He Snapped In His Hometown Almost 40 Years Ago To Recreate The Remarkable Images

Photo © by Chris Porsz/Geoff Robinson<p>Paramedic Chris Porsz spent hours walking around the city of Peterborough, Cambridgeshire (Great Britain) in the …

Why don't they make shoes for black ballet dancers?

<b>The world of ballet has long been criticised for having a problem with diversity. But could one small quirk be a symbol of the barriers facing non-white dancers, asks Kirstie Brewer.</b><p>Ballet dancer Eric Underwood was on tour last summer in the south of Italy when he had finally had enough.<p>He's black, …

A Man's World

Throughout Ballet West's <i>Nutcracker</i>, Sugar Plum Fairy Katie Critchlow is the epitome of feminine grace. Then, during the coda of the grand pas de …

Dance

Benedict Cumberbatch on Doctor Strange: 'It's mind-blowing and very funny'

The Sherlock star joins the superhero scene as a psychedelic ‘master of black magic’, able to warp time and space. But will Marvel’s trippy gamble pay off?<p>“You know, every time I dig a little bit deeper into science with my pea-sized brain, I hit a wall,” says Benedict Cumberbatch, musing on life’s …

Benedict Cumberbatch and Tilda Swinton played an adorable game of Jenga, and we're the real winners here

Benedict Cumberbatch has been busy lately. Obviously, a lot of that is because he’s starring in the highly anticipated Marvel film, <i>Doctor Strange</i>. …

Eric Underwood: ‘I was told, you’re black, wear black ballet shoes’

The Royal Ballet star has taken his art form to new heights. He’s not a bad model, either<p>If you’re not a morning person, don’t have breakfast with Royal Ballet star Eric Underwood. The 32-year-old beams with the sort of superhero levels of confidence and joy that would make anyone feel a bit …

An Open Letter To The People Who Don’t Think They’re Beautiful

Dear beautiful,<p>You’re beautiful but you don’t know it. I’m assuming it’s because that’s what they told you? Or how they made you feel? Because you …

Freddie Fox suggests he is bisexual as he says he could 'fall in love with a man'

The Cucumber actor says he does not like to define his sexuality as he has an 'appreciation of both sexes'<p>Just last week, he was photographed stepping out with Cressida Bonas prompting speculation the pair might be an item.<p>Now, actor Freddie Fox has spoken of his romantic life, saying he “may fall …

Sonnet 116 - Original Pronunciation - Shakespeare on Toast

Shakespeare's Sonnet 116 - Kinetic Typography Animation ᴴᴰ

These Are the Places Millennials Dream of Working

Those Millennials that work might love some employers, but their dream jobs include some very surprising ones. Like the CIA.<p><i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>I've barely been able to hold a glass of wine since learning about the …

Employment

Excerpt: 'The Go-Between'

<b>The Go-Between</b><br>By L.P. Hartley<br>Paperback, 401 pages<br>New York Review Books Classics<br>List Price: $15.95Read An Excerpt<p>"The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there."<p>That is the famous first line of the <i>Go-Between</i> by L.P. Hartley. The first time I read it, it cleared a haunting little …

Coming soon: Adrian Lester, Roger Allam and Joanna Lumley star in Shakespeare Solos – video

Dan Susman, Jess Gormley, Chris Wiegand, Emma John , Liese Spencer and Pascal Wyse

Pascal

Adrian Lester and Rory Kinnear: 'Othello and Iago are a bit cracked'

Adrian Lester and Rory Kinnear are seated close together in a little room at the National theatre, murmuring to one another, drinking water and eating peanuts. Well, Kinnear eats the nuts; Lester just drinks the water. Kinnear, who is playing Iago in the new production of Othello that opens this …

First black Iago cast in Shakespeare's Othello

‘I hate the Moor’, declares Iago in Act One of Shakespeare’s play 'Othello'. Iago, one of literature’s darkest villains, is on a single-minded …

Acting