Steph Anderson

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The Paedophile Next Door seriously divided opinion

The Paedophile Next Door saw social documentary maker Steve Humphries set out to discover why all the policies and legislation put in place to …

US officer defends Michael Brown killing

Darren Wilson, the Missouri police officer who killed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, has stoked further anger after saying in an interview that he could not have done anything differently to have prevented Brown's death.<p>In his first public statements, which were broadcast by the ABC news …

Rolling Stone and UVA: The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism Report

<i>A NOTE FROM THE EDITOR: Last November, we published a story, ‘A Rape on Campus’ [RS 1223], that centered around a University of Virginia student’s</i> …

Undercover as an “ex-gay”: Inside the sordid world of conversion therapy

Posing as a confused gay man, I sampled these religious conmen’s snake oil — and lived to tell the tale<p>Harmon Leon<p>November 26, 2014 11:30am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Conservative Christian ministries believe that homosexuality can be cured through therapy in which gay people …

Exclusive: Michael Phelps’s Intersex Self-Proclaimed Girlfriend, Taylor Lianne Chandler, Tells All

Taylor Chandler claims she met the Olympic champion on Tinder, and they fell in love. Then she came out as intersex and the media went nuts. Now she …

Earth Magic – photography of witches at play and at ritual

There has long been a tension between the witch of legend and the modern day practitioner. The former has its origins mainly in polemical Christian …

'No justice, no peace': Michael Brown family denounce grand jury process

The family of Michael Brown condemns the grand jury process after a night of rioting<p>Michael Brown's father was the only person not wearing a suit.<p>While the lawyers and civil rights leaders addressed the cameras in sharply-tailored outfits, Michael Brown Senior stood silently in a white T-shirt with …

Amanda Knox: A Mother’s Obsession

Novelist Nina Darnton spins a story with strong parallels to Amanda Knox’s, to imagine what a mother must feel like when her child gets accused of …

Rare Black Sea Devil Caught on Film for the First Time

The anglerfish survived capture and is now being studied in a specially equipped laboratory.<p>With its gaping mouth, needle-sharp teeth, and slightly startled expression, the black sea devil anglerfish seems tailor-made for the spotlight.<p><b>And in fact, one particular female got her close-up on November</b> …

A Prostitute Tells All: Inside the Bedrooms of a U.S. Brothel

Uncensored (and sometimes shocking) tales from the diary of a legal sex worker<p><i>This article was written and provided by our partners at</i> Men’s Health<i>.</i><p>Have you ever wondered what really goes on inside one of Nevada’s legal brothels?<p>You're just curious, in the same way you might be curious about what …

Team Natural: Why Halle Berry’s Lawsuit over Her Daughter’s Hair Matters

When news broke yesterday that <b>Halle Berry</b> had again taken her former partner <b>Gabriel Aubry</b> to court over co-parenting issues, it seemed like easy celebrity tabloid fodder. The two have been in heated disputes over joint custody issues involving their six-year-old daughter, <b>Nahla,</b> before. But this …

Investigator Uncovers Photos of Legendary "Faceless Ghost" That Haunts Abandoned Tunnel

America is full of some pretty incredible urban legends. From Gravity Hills where invisible hands push your vehicle up a slope, to Frog Men stalking the Loveland Castle, to the White Lady haunting Union Cemetery, you can throw a stone and there's a good chance it'll land in the territory of some …

Urban Legends

Texas teacher suspended after racist Ferguson tweet

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Texas teacher has been "suspended without pay pending discharge" after accusations that she sent racially charged tweets about the incidents in Ferguson, Missouri, a representative for the Duncanville Independent School District said at a press conference.<p>Vinita Hegwood, a high school …

A Powerful Look At Veterans’ Tattoos–And The Stories Behind Them

Tattooing is still a popular form of self-expression for military veterans–one that civilians can now more easily relate to. War Ink, an online …

Military

S.F. police, Potrero Hill neighbors split over suspect’s shooting

A man shot and wounded by San Francisco police in the Potrero Hill public housing complex last week had pulled out a gun after plainclothes officers interrupted a possible drug deal that he was taking part in, police said.<p>At a town hall meeting Monday night, Police Chief Greg Suhr provided details …

San Francisco