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Taylor Lianne Chandler comes out as intersex. What is intersex?

Earlier this week, Taylor Lianne Chandler—a woman who claims to be Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps’ girlfriend—made headlines for coming out as …

On Transgender Day of Remembrance, Community Remembers Victims of Hate Crime

×<p>On November 20 every year for the last fifteen years, transgender people gather for vigil ceremonies to acknowledge and name those who have lost …

Protesters arrested as tensions simmer ahead of Ferguson grand jury decision

Riot police arrested at least two demonstrators in Ferguson, Missouri, for a second night running as tensions simmer ahead of a grand jury decision …

“Grow a thicker skin”: this admonition is given to pretty much anyone that spends even a micron of their time in the public eye of Sauron. It’s been on my mind a lot lately due to the GamerGate business that’s wracked the video game world of late. As a ...

“Grow a thicker skin”: this admonition is given to pretty much anyone that spends even a micron of their time in the public eye of Sauron. It’s been …

Artist Boldly Reimagines US Currency with Modern Design

Blending vivid colors, sleek geometric patterns, and minimalist elegance, American designer Travis Purrington offers up a bold new vision for US currency. As part of his design school Master's thesis, he set out to conceptualize a set of bills that shift the focus from enshrining long-deceased …

Minimalism

Artist Transforms Kids Drawings Into Plush Toys

Wendy Tsao brings kids drawings to life by transforming them into amazing plush toys. Wendy made her first toy (which she calls ‘softies’) back in …

The world's smallest sculptures - in pictures

Jonty Hurwitz, co-founder of Wonga.com, has created nanosculptures of human forms that are invisible to the naked eye and can only be viewed on the screen of a powerful scanning electron microscope

Sanctioned graffiti walls offer legal space for self-expression

BEVERLY — A graffiti mural that began as a response to the growing problem of obscene messages scrawled upon a prominent wall has become a local …

Newsflash: 'Feminist' Isn't A Buzzword, It's A Movement

"Feminist," "bae," "yaaasssss" and "kale." What do these seemingly unrelated words have in common? According to Time Magazine, they're all terms that may lead you to "seek out the nearest pair of chopsticks and thrust them through your own eardrums" -- and they should possibly be banned from our …

Sweden considers adding 'sexism' ratings to video games

In a world where 52 percent of gamers are female, it seems odd that women get such a rough treatment in so many games. That's what prompted Dataspelsbranchen, Sweden's game industry trade group, to ponder adding a sexism rating next to age and content ratings on newly-released titles. According to</i> …

Top 3 anime series that will change your life

As winter comes steadily along, it is once again the season to stay at home, have a nice cuppa and relax with a good show. Besides the usual fare you …

Anime