Celeste Reyes

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Trump 'forgets' to mention the LGBTQ community on Worlds AIDS Day

It's a miracle when America can go 24 hours without President Trump doing or saying something wildly offensive.<p>Alas, today is not that day. For World …

LGBTQI

Unhealthy diets could undo progress on food security in Asia-Pacific, warns UN report

Urgent action is needed to tackle malnutrition and promote consumption of healthier foods in the Asia-Pacific region – home to most of the world’s …

Yes, Black Women Made Abstract Art Too, as a Resounding New Show Makes Clear

Exhibitions<p>The show is a logical complement to the recent "We Wanted a Revolution."<p>,<p>Earlier this year, “We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, …

University of California

Why You Can Focus in a Coffee Shop but Not in Your Open Office

A few years ago, during a media interview for one of my books, my interviewer said something I still ponder often. Ranting about the level of distraction in his open office, he said, “That’s why I have a membership at the coworking space across the street — so I can focus.”<p>While I fully support the …

Trump to Speak About Shooting in Las Vegas

WASHINGTON — President Trump called on the nation to seek “unity and peace” on Monday, in the aftermath of one of the deadliest mass shootings in American history. Less than two hours later, he offered conciliatory words to the people of Puerto Rico, promising to visit the hurricane-ravaged island …

Donald Trump

The Better You Know Yourself, the More Resilient You’ll Be

When we think about “resilience,” we typically imagine bouncing back from major hardship. Management theorists have increasingly put forward a more nuanced definition, however: resilience as the ability to adapt to complex change. But in today’s world, that means the demand for resilience is almost …

Get promoted: 5 surprising ways to get a raise, title bump and more power at work in 2017

Is landing a promotion on your to-do list this year? More than 1 in 5 workers is planning to change jobs in 2017, according to a CareerBuilder …

Set Yourself Up for a Successful Week With This 15-Minute Checklist | Inc.com

While an entrepreneur's workday never really ends, it's important to maintain some work/life balance and create structure. Downtime is necessary to recharge your batteries, reset priorities, and renewed focus. Here are some things you can do at the end of the workday to make the most of your …

Time Management

Why You Need To Compliment Your Coworker

<i>The Atlantic</i>'s September cover story, "The Queen Bee In The Corner Office," takes a deeper look at why certain women undermine other women at work. A …

Barcelona Guide: How To Do The City On A Budget

Bon dia!<p><b>Words by Charlotte Burns from LottyEarns</b><p>There is so much to do in Barcelona, with it being the perfect choice for a budget traveller. You can …

Feast Your Eyes on This Insane Portrait of Frida Kahlo Made From 4,587 Chiclets

Frida Kahlo's legacy will live on forever, and one artist paid tribute to her with an insane portrait made out of colorful Chiclets — yes, you read that right, it's made out of your favorite childhood gum.<p><b>Vivala</b> first reported on Chicano artist Ruben Dario Villa and the work of art he created with …

Art

Trump to reinstate US military ban on transgender people

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he plans to reinstate a ban on transgender individuals from serving "in any capacity" in the US armed forces.<p>The decision reversed a policy initially approved by the Defense Department under President Barack Obama, which was still …

LGBTQI

Portland attack survivor says people should support 'those little girls'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Micah Fletcher, the man who survived the Portland commuter train knife attack, went on social media Wednesday to say people are worrying about the wrong victim.<p>The young women who were being subjected to a man's racial and religious insults while riding on the MAX light rail train are the …

City Halls

5 Changes That Could Come From Leaving The Paris Climate Deal

President Trump announced Thursday that the U.S. will leave the Paris climate deal.<p>Here are five things that could be affected by the decision.<p><b>1. The coal industry</b><p>Even coal companies had lobbied the Trump administration to stay in the agreement.<p>They said they needed a seat at the table during …

Blacklisted For Building Trump's Wall? California Considers It

Democrats at the state level are getting increasingly elaborate in their efforts to oppose President Trump at every turn. You might even say they're trolling him.<p>And nowhere is that more evident than in several blue-state efforts to hinder or outright block the president's long-promised Southern …

Immigration

The drone video that sums up global inequality

It’s surprising how looking at something from a new angle can change people’s perspectives. When I began the Unequal Scenes project a year ago, I had no idea that flying a drone over the townships, gated communities and golf courses of South Africa could make such an impact.<p>Even the angle of these …

South Africa

The Truth About How Hard It Is to Work in the Art World

Aspiring artists, you deserve to know the truth.<p><i>This article was originally written by Anna Louie Sussman for Artsy.net. Artsy covers the lives, movements, works, and stories that make up the history of art, and serves as a platform to discover and collect art.</i><p>Naiomy Guerrero, 26, goes to at least …

The American art scene is dying of philistinism

A crisis at America’s greatest museum, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, has elicited mournful handwringing over the malaise of high culture in a pop-cultural age. What led to the financial woes that have forced the resignation of the Met’s director, Thomas P Campbell? An op ed in the New York Times …

British Museum

PHOTOS: The Final Hours Of A Dakota Access Pipeline Protest Camp

On Thursday morning, law enforcement entered the Oceti Sakowin camp to do a final sweep before officially shutting it down, ending a months-long protest against the completion of the nearby Dakota Access Pipeline.<p>The Oceti Sakowin camp was the largest of several temporary camps on the northern edge …

Immigration agents illegally detain Obama program ‘dreamer,’ lawsuit says

Federal immigration authorities have arrested and threatened to deport a 23-year-old Mexican immigrant who was living in the United States legally under the Obama administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, according to a lawsuit.<p>It appears to be the first time that an …

'Against our dignity': Mexico vows never to pay for Trump's wall

Mexico’s president, Enrique Peña Nieto, has rejected any suggestions of his country paying for a border wall and pledged to sign an updated free-trade agreement with the European Union as he seeks to diversify the economy away from the United States.<p>Speaking in uncharacteristically stern and …

Donald Trump

As Mexico struggles with a down economy and corruption, protesters take to the streets

Protesters are taking to the streets throughout Mexico to express their outrage over an increase in gas prices, corruption scandals plaguing the country, and the plummeting peso, which hit record lows last week.<p>Meanwhile, the popularity of President Enrique Peña Nieto continues to sink, with his …

Angry protests erupt across Mexico after 20% hike in gasoline prices

Demonstrators have blockaded highways, looted shops and forced service stations across Mexico to close in a wave of angry protest triggered by a hike of more than 20% in the government-set price of gasoline.<p>The announcement of the price increase came on 1 January – when long queues of cars were …

Donald Trump

Plein Air Painting and Its Influence on Art Creation

November 27, 2016<p>Web journalist, coffee junkie and art fanatic. Cares about the environment, writes for Widewalls. Alias of Milica Jovic<p>Getting out …

Famous Abstract Artists That Changed The Way We Think About Painting

Kazimir Malevich - Art of Suprematism<p><b>Kazimir Malevich</b> is known as the artist who laid down the foundations of <b>Suprematism</b> as he published its …

Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio replacement Paul Penzone facing tough and odd choices

<b>PHOENIX -</b> Sheriff Joe Arpaio grabbed headlines and became a national political figure with his unorthodox and divisive approach to policing - jailing …

Immigration

Claremont Museum of Art to open in historic depot on Sunday

After operating as a roving "museum without walls," the Claremont Museum of Art is scheduled to open its new permanent home Sunday at the Claremont Depot.<p>The former train station, which is on the National Register of Historic Places, was renovated into two museum gallery spaces: an atrium that will …

Just who are the millions of 'bad hombres' slated for US deportation?

Mexico and the US: separated by a river, some fences, and a long history of American racism. Jose Luis Gonzalez/Reuters<p>Luis Gómez Romero, <i>University of Wollongong</i><p>In an interview with CBS's 60 Minutes, United States president-elect Donald Trump highlighted some campaign promises that he actually …

Van Gogh Museum disputes newly discovered sketchbook

After 126 years, a lost sketchbook by Vincent van Gogh was revealed to much fanfare worldwide Tuesday — thanks to a Canadian art expert — but not …