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Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s Stephanie Beatriz on her bisexuality: ‘I’m marrying a man, but I’m still bi’

<i>Brooklyn Nine-Nine</i> star Stephanie Beatriz has opened up about her bisexuality in a powerful essay for <i>GQ</i>.<p>The actor explained why being engaged to a …

LGBTQI

Tokyo issues Japan's first same-sex partner certificates

JAPAN (Reuters) - Two Tokyo districts issued Japan’s first certificates officially recognising same-sex partnerships on Thursday, a major step forward for gay couples in a nation where being openly gay remains largely taboo.<p>Hiroko Masuhara (L) and her partner Koyuki Higashi take 'selfie' pictures …

LGBTQI

Should Straight People Attend LGBTQ Pride?

“Is it appropriate for me to attend the Pride parade?” my mom asked me at the beginning of June.<p>My mother isn’t gay, transgender or bisexual, but she …

LGBTQI

Millennials Are Screwed - The Huffington Post

Credits<p>Story - Michael Hobbes<p>Michael is a contributing writer for Highline.<p>Typography - Jason Wong<p>Jason is an art director and graphic designer based in suburban New Jersey.<br>He is also a part of the lettering sketch blog Friends of Type.<p>Spiritual Guide - Becky<p>Becky is an 8-bit creation living in …

New Jersey

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Ellen Page Comes Out as Gay: 'I Am Tired of Lying by Omission' (Exclusive)

The "Juno" star made the announcement in Las Vegas at the Human Rights Campaign's Time to Thrive conference benefiting LGBT youth.<p><b>Ellen Page</b> has come …

LGBTQI

Singapore won’t destroy two gay themed books, titles to return to public libraries

SINGAPORE — Two children’s books dealing with gay subjects won’t be destroyed after all and will be restored to Singapore’s public libraries, an …

Label Me Lesbian: A Guide to Types of Lesbians

Lovely Sculptures by Irma Gruenholz

Now these have impressed me! I really love sculptures and it's great to find a fresh set of pieces such as these by Spanish artist Irma Gruenholz. …

Sculpture

Annie Leibovitz's Stunningly Stylized Hollywood Portraits

<b>Lady Gaga</b><p>Sure it will cost you $2,500 but this gigantic book that's over two and a half feet tall and weighs an astounding 57 pounds isn't any ordinary book. Portrait photographer Annie Leibovitz draws from over 40 years of work to create this limited edition tome, joining only Helmut Newton and …

18-Year-Old Photographer's Spectacular Conceptual Self-Portraits

Eighteen-year-old Laura Williams joins the ranks of fellow young, extremely talented photographers such as Alex Stoddard and Kyle Thompson in creating spectacularly surreal and expressive self-portraits. The Cambridge, England native's photograph entitled <i>Invisible</i> recently went viral, with over …

Dan Gluibizzi: Between Friends

Sex, bongs and the internet—these are the motifs explored in the watercolors of Portland-via-New York artist and Tumblr addict Dan Gluibizzi (pronounced "glue-busy"). Opening tomorrow, 1 March 2014, at LA's Kopeikin Gallery, Gluibizzi's solo exhibition "Between Friends" features his most recent …

Artist Transforms Obsolete Devices into Autonomous Drawing Machines

As part of her MA work at the Design Academy Eindhoven, artist and graphic designer Echo Yang created a fascinating series entitled <i>Autonomous Machines</i> that transforms analog devices into autonomous drawing machines. The objects, ranging from a tin chicken toy to a windup alarm clock to an old …

Ordinary Objects Cleverly Interact With Simple Line Drawings

The world is filled with possibilities according to clever Ecuador-based artist Javier Perez. From the graphic designer's perspective, any little object can be redefined to communicate a whimsical idea that will make just about anybody smile.<p>Perez first began his <i>Instagram Experiments</i> last fall with …

Drawing

Man Hilariously Recreates Romance Movie Scenes with Boss's Dog

For the last month, Chris Naka (aka mmsspp) has been recreating scenes from classic romance movies with his boss's dog, Wrigley. It all started one day when his co-workers at Blue Man Group in Chicago came up with the idea for Naka to pose with the adorable pooch in a famous scene from <i>Titanic</i>. With …

9 "Bad" Beauty Moves You Should Embrace

We make hundreds of decisions on a daily basis — many of them dictated by common sense and years of trial and error: Will Jennifer Lawrence’s pixie …

Artwork Incredibly Revealed When Viewed as a Negative

Malaysian artist Brian Lai takes photorealist drawing to a whole other level by creating sketches with inverted colors. Seeming like a film negative, each of Lai's illustrations are like abstract works of art until a filter is applied to invert the colors, allowing one to admire the photorealistic …

Spec Sheet: Canon takes a second shot at the mirrorless market with the EOS M2

<i>A lot of products come out each week — we don't highlight all of them, but all of them make it into The Verge Database. In Spec Sheet, a weekly series, we survey the latest product entries to keep track of the state of the art.</i><p>Canon's first mirrorless camera, the EOS M, was something of a …

Remember lots of passwords with this trick

A new scheme lets people create 100 or more passwords by remembering—and regularly rehearsing—a few one-sentence stories.<p>The story sentences become …

Bill Clinton

Circuit Scribe: Instantly Draw Functional Electrical Circuits on a Piece of Paper | Colossal

<p>The folks over at Urbana-based Electroninks Incorporated just launched a Kickstarter project for a new kind of pen that draws fuctional electronic …

Post Ratio Landing Page

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10 Expert-Created Festive Centerpieces

Expert ideas to steal.<p>A beautiful arrangement says, "Welcome!" Floral designers and event planners show us how they say it with flowers — and other seasonal elements.

Microsoft’s First 3-D Printing App Is Made For The Average Joe

Recognizing that 3-D printing is an esoteric concept, Microsoft has designed its first 3-D printing app for crafty moms, bright kids, and pretty much anyone but the typical maker.<p>Just a few months ago, Windows 8.1 became the first OS to support 3-D printing natively. That essentially meant …

Metal Printing on the Desktop – the Mini Metal Maker

It's a sort of a Holy Grail in the 3D printing community; a machine light, small and safe enough for consumers that can create metal objects on the …

3-D Printing Goes DIY

Shapeways lets anyone design and sell products online. our writer gave it a try and found big opportunities–but no quick riches.<p>I am neither an artist (I can barely draw a decent tree), nor am I a computer programmer (unless knowing how to add links to WordPress posts counts, which it doesn’t). …

Articles about 8 modern paneled rooms on Dwell.com - Dwell

In our long history of construction, paneling has run the gamut from ornate boiserie to simple sheets of plywood.<p>It's no surprise that the most unique mailboxes came from the bygone era of Cadillacs, colorful toasters, atomic clocks, and...<p>Sweeping up is a crummy job, but someone’s got to do it. …

Daily Inspiration #1610

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …