Elizabeth Adair

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Stop making every trans person in the media an activist. Some of us just want to exist.

It’s no surprise the world at large hasn’t figured out exactly how to deal with trans people yet — after all, we’ve only existed for three years! The …

Hari Nef

MS could be reversed with existing allergy drug

In a recent phase II clinical trial, an over-the-counter allergy drug was shown to improve nervous system function in patients with multiple …

Laverne Cox talks about male privilege and a true gender revolution

Whether she’s voicing her support for trans teen Gavin Grimm at the Grammys, urging TV executives to cast more transgender actors and actresses, or …

Laverne Cox

Artist's Stunning Photos Shatter Misconceptions About Disabilities

Ceridwen Hughes, a photographer from North Wales, wants the world to view disabilities differently.<p>In an effort to change people’s perspectives, she created a photo project called “We Can…” that focuses on what people with disabilities can do, rather than what they cannot.<p>“People make assumptions …

Autism

This Easy Dinner Only Needs One Skillet and 15 Minutes

<i>Keep a bag of frozen tortellini tucked away in your freezer and you can rest easy knowing that a quick meal is always at the ready. This series on</i> …

Cooking

Metropolitan Opera Announces Live Cinema Broadcast Dates for 2017–18

Season will open in October with a new production of Norma.<p>Opera fans around the world will have a chance to see high definition transmissions of 10 …

The Arts

Why super-smart people may be drawn to a life of crime

From Hannibal Lecter to Walter White, the criminal mastermind has long been a staple of popular culture. Now a recent book by James Oleson, a criminologist based at the University of Auckland, suggests that real-life geniuses do indeed have a penchant for running afoul of the law.<p>In <i>Criminal Genius:</i> …

Psychology

Some Psychologists Call for a Positive Framing of Autism and Niche Interests

In 1943, an Austrian-born doctor published a paper detailing intimate case studies of 11 children afflicted by a “unique syndrome.” The report, …

Are gender feminists and transgender activists undermining science?

In the world of radical identity politics, two groups with very different philosophies have been ignoring science in the name of advancing equality: gender feminists and transgender activists.<p>Gender feminists — who are distinct from traditional equity feminists — refuse to acknowledge the role of …

Super Bowl commercials 2017: Audi’s ‘Daughter’ ad is proudly feminist at the perfect time

An ad advocating for equal pay shouldn’t be radical, but it’s easy to see why it is.<p>It can’t be ignored that this is an advertisement for a car company which has a vested interest in appealing to not only fathers, but also women and girls who will grow to be women who will want to drive cars. It’s …

Feminism

115 Portraits Capture the Queer Sexy 70s

'The 1970s: The Blossoming of a Queer Enlightenment' explores gay liberation.<p>A 1979 black and white Rink Foto photograph entitled, <i>Lovers in a 1951 Mercury</i>, of a nude gay couple, in the throes of sexual ecstasy, captures the full force of the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art’s current …

LGBTQI

The Viking 'chieftain' who may have been a woman...and other secrets of the rare boat burial discovered in Scotland

An analysis of chemical elements known as isotopes found in the two teeth suggest the Viking may have grown up in a coastal village in Norway.<p>While …

7 Easy Dinners That Basically Make Themselves

Minimum effort, maximum payoff.

Learn the Basics of Sheet Music with This 5-Minute Video

For non-musicians, sheet music can look incomprehensible. Dots, wavy things, and doodles somehow equate to the written version of music. So how do we …

Chuck E. Cheese Offers Sensory Sensitive Sundays for Kids with Autism and Other Special Needs

Chuck E. Cheese is now offering a sensory-friendly play experience one Sunday a month in select locations.<p>Loud noise, bright lights, beeping games, singing puppets, and excited crowds—exactly none of these are my 8-year-old autistic child's idea of a good time. Which means that he's never been to …

Pros and Cons of Studying in your Native Language

<b>Opting to study abroad is just the first stop on your international adventure. You’ll have plenty of other decisions to make along the way. One</b> …

Language Learning

Why an inclusive classroom isn’t the best fit for my autistic daughter

“I wish I got to spend more time with Charlotte,” the teacher told me with a slight frown. “It’s hard for her to make friends when she’s not here very much.”<p>We were sitting at a child-sized table, perched awkwardly on small blue plastic chairs. It was parent-teacher conference day, and I shivered a …

Autism

This genius cooking system will help you plan ahead to eat well all week long

In the new year, many of us resolve to cook more often—a habit that’s healthier, cheaper, and often more enjoyable than eating out or ordering Seamless. Yet it can be hard to find the time to devote to meal preparation, much less creative menu-planning.<p>It’s little wonder, then, that meal kits like …

Why drinking alcohol makes us hungry

Ever come home from a night of drinking and desperately craved French fries or pizza? Researchers say they have found the underlying mechanism: …

Alcohol

Caitlyn Jenner planning a comeback for 2017

Caitlyn Jenner is planning a big comeback for 2017.<p>The Olympic medal winner will pose nude, reports Rob Shuter of naughtygossip.<p>“Cait wants to do something along the lines of what Kim did on the cover of Paper magazine. No one has worked harder than Cait to get the body she wants and, naturally, …

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