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What Exhausts Each Myers-Briggs Personality Type

ENTP – Routine<p>ENTPs live to alter, adjust, and improve on the mundane. This highly inventive type loves nothing more than to try out new ways of …

How To Recognize Each Myers-Briggs Personality Type In Real Life

When attempting to assess the Myers-Briggs personality types of other people, the only accurate way to do so it to identify which cognitive functions …

Man Charged With Murder Of Transgender Woman In Philadelphia

Kiesha Jenkins, 22, is the 20th transgender woman killed in the United States this year. Police say Pedro Redding has been charged with murder and they expect to arrest three more suspects soon.<p>Kiesha Jenkins, 22, was fatally shot in the back in Philadelphia early Oct. 6 — marking the city's second …

Rap & Hip-Hop

They're Invisible In China: Portraits Of The Mentally Ill

In one photo, 23-year-old photographer Liu Yuyang captured a special moment between Mei Lin and her two granddaughters. The 83-year-old woman is smiling as one granddaughter leans down to give her a kiss and the other poses for the camera.<p>But Mei Lin's eyes give away how tired she is. Her hair has …

Mental Health

Transgender Person Of Color Killed In Dallas

Shade Schuler was the 11th transgender person of color killed in the U.S. so far this year — as many as were killed during all of 2014 — and the latest victim in what anti-violence advocates call an epidemic of homicides of transgender people.<p>Shade Schuler, 22, was found dead in a vacant field in …

LGBTQI

Hollywood, Don't You Dare Whitewash Stonewall

Enraged is an understatement.<p>Watching the trailer for Roland Emmerich's upcoming film <i>Stonewall</i> made me feel levels of betrayal.<p>Basically, this film is going to be about a fictional cis-white male who ends up being the leading voice and face of the 1969 Stonewall Riots. The character Danny Winters …

Photos: The Gay Pride festival in Uganda this weekend defied local law and taboo

Members of the Ugandan lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community celebrated their fourth annual Pride Uganda festival this weekend, defying strict laws criminalizing homosexuality with up to 14 years in jail.<p>Crowds of gay and transgender Ugandans traveled to the shores of Lake Victoria on …

LGBTQI

Top 9 Foods To Be Avoided To Fight Obesity And Diabetes

The healthiness and fitness of your body depend on what you eat. Most of the obesity issues and diseases can be easily avoided by making right …

Nutrition

Art series breaks LGBTQ stereotypes with striking illustrations

<b>Warning: the following illustrations contain partial nudity.</b><p>Despite the great strides the LGBT community has taken in 2015, there is still a long way …

4 Introvert Types: Which One Are You?

Everywhere you look there are articles and stories about introverts and extroverts, but did you know that there are 4 different introvert types?<p>If …

The invisible: how China deals with mental illness – in pictures

• Share on Facebook<br>• Share on Twitter<br>• Share via Email<p>Yuyang Liu photographs people all over China with mental health issues. He says his subjects are ‘overlooked or not recognised at all within society – they are invisible’. His astonishing shots have just won the Ian Parry scholarship 2015<p>Nine-year-old …

Mental Health

Will Human Beings Ever Reach 'Earth 2.0'?

Kepler-452b is the most Earth-like planet ever discovered, a place with just enough sunlight to possibly support the crops and house plants of life forms like ourselves.<p>But don't pack your bags just yet. While the planet might seem like a tantalizing target for NASA's next mission, it's extremely …

Universe

Meet Janae Marie Kroc, Recently Out Transgender World Record Bodybuilder

Another transgender athlete has come out of the closet and is changing the way that we think about bodies and gender in the traditionally heteronormative sports world.<p>Janae Marie Kroc, 42, formerly known as Matt 'Kroc' Kroczaleski, announced her transition on Instagram after a video outing her as …

LGBTQI

Mural of Sandra Bland Defaced with "All Lives Matter"

#BlackLivesMatter<p>Artists Kalkidan Assefa and Allan Andre painted a tribute mural in Ottawa, Canada to honor Sandra Bland, a recent victim of police …

Mother of 8 Dies At Police Headquarters While Awaiting Arraignment

hypertension<p>42-year-old Raynette Turner, was found dead in a police holding cell while awaiting arraignment on a shoplifting charge on …

Indigenous Family "Struggling To Cope" After Son's Killer Is Sentenced

"There's no hope in the world."

Years and Years on Crafting Dance-Pop With Indie-Rock Edge

U.K. trio discusses method behind effervescent singles like "King," plus hot-tub-orgy strategy<p>U.K. electronic band Years and Years jumbles together …

Black Women Still Earn Startlingly Less Than Men - And White Women

Typically, discussions of the wage gap are framed as the disparity in pay between men and women. The truth is that it’s far more nuanced, and that …

Do You Have A Mellow Music Brain Or An Intense One?

Cognitive style linked to preference in pop music<p>You truly believe that Kanye is the best musician on the planet. Is it simply a matter of taste, or is something else going on?<p>Although there’s no doubt that music preferences change over time and are shaped by social factors like what our friends …

Documentary highlights the beauty of people with genetic conditions

It might not be possible for one person to redefine beauty, but fashion photographer Rick Guidotti is hoping to start a movement.<p>A new documentary …

Here's how the legacy of slavery affects the mental health of black Americans today

On July 22, in announcing the federal indictment of Charleston killer Dylann Roof, Attorney General Loretta Lynch commented that the expression of …

Mental Health

'People think it's role-playing. It's not': Documentary lifts the lid on the dark side of Japan's 'schoolgirl culture' and reveals how teen students are forced into prostitution by 'obsessive' older men

• <b>Vice News host Simon Ostrovsky traveled to Tokyo to explore the sexual exploitation of teens for the documentary Schoolgirls for Sale in Japan</b>• <b><br>Tokyo's</b> …

The People Who Live On This Island Will Kill Anyone Who Tries To Come Ashore

By : Anna Lemind | TheMindUnleashed<p>North Sentinel Island, located in the Bay of Bengal, between Myanmar and Indonesia, is home to an isolated tribe …

Va-Va-Bullshit: How Latina 'Spicy & Sexy' Stereotypes Affect Asexual Latinas

It’s no surprise that in the U.S. landscape, Latinas are still seen as hot, hypersexual women with copious fertility and uncontrolled reproduction. But these sexuality and reproduction myths and stereotypes mixed with real cultural pressures to be a mother can be harmful to asexual Latinas — …

Feminism

16 Things Asexuals Want You To Know About Asexuality

"I'm perfectly happy this way."<p><b>BuzzFeed reached out to a group of asexual individuals to ask what they would love for people to know about their identity, which is often misunderstood. Here are the things they told us:</b><p>"Asexuality is a valid orientation, and comparing asexual people with plants is a …

6 Actual Facts About What It Means to Be Asexual

6.3K Shares<p><b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>While the tone of this article may imply that asexuality is a label to be claimed rather than a sexual orientation intrinsic</i> …

Here's What It Means To Be A Demi-Romantic Asexual Agender Teen

<i>In honor of Pride Month, HuffPost Young Voices is highlighting the coming out stories of teens and those in their early 20s. Was it a life-changing moment? A bittersweet one? No big deal? Are you "out," but only to certain people? What does being "out" mean to you? Email</i> …

Relationships