Joel LeGendre

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Gay rights groups press Obama for anti-discrimination order

WASHINGTON— PresidentObamaworked successfully to end discrimination against gays in the military and moved swiftly to implement a Supreme Court ruling protecting married gay couples from federal discrimination.<p>But gay rights advocates are upset about something he has not done that they say he could …

Surprising Science Experiment Backs 5-Second Rule For Dropped Food

If you’ve ever consumed food after dropping it on floor and then wondered what sorts of diseases you might be contracting, here’s a new study that may put your mind at ease (or not). New research out of Aston University in the U.K. finds that there may be some truth to the old wives’ tale, often …

This is How to Get Better Environmental Portraits

One of the reasons people love portraits so much is because of the stories they tell; an individual’s facial features and expressions can reveal an …

Street Photography

Disruption and Innovation

<b>This is a long article, meant to be read at your leisure.</b><p><i>You better start swimmin’ or you’ll sink like a stone<br>For the times they are a-changin’. -Bob</i> …

Getty Images' attempt to combat female stereotyping is noble but in vain

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg wants to change the way women see themselves. She is concerned about the stock images of women that flow into our lives like digital soup: mothers pouring milk, women in knickers smiling or pouting, dominatrices in tight skirts and sharp heels, lots of glossy hair, and …

Getty and ‘Lean In’ Author are Empowering Women Through Stock Photography

Among the many forces holding women back in our world — poverty, reductive religious attitudes, lousy child care, etc. — you may now add another tool …