Joseph French

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​Portland’s Vegan Strip Club Is Being Sued for Allegedly Mistreating Its Dancers

Dancers I spoke with complained of unreasonably long hours and a pattern of dehumanizing behavior by management that ranged from throwing away a dancer's non-vegan food to groping and spanking.<p>"If you love being assaulted on stage for a dollar or less, this is the club for you," reads one …

Sexual Harassment

I Was a Feminist Victim of Domestic Violence

I always fancied myself a strong, independent woman, but after I wound up in an unhealthy, violent relationship that lasted for multiple years, I realized abuse can happen to anyone.<p>At 10 AM on an otherwise unremarkable Thursday morning, he sent a message informing me he was "ready to talk in a …

Domestic Violence

Peru evacuates Amazon village after raid by indigenous tribe

Authorities in Peru have sent riverboats to evacuate a remote jungle village after it was raided by an indigenous tribe that has long lived in voluntary isolation in the country’s south-eastern Amazon.<p>Around 200 men armed with bows and arrows raided the remote community of Monte Salvado near the …

Do you speak Uglish? How English has evolved in Uganda

Photograph: Bernard Sabiti ‏<p>‘The legend of cobra’ – a sign in Sabiti’s book<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2014/12/19/1419008327520/9c26ea84-6b15-4e9b-ad2c-7e9445ab5737-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Bernard Sabiti ‏<p>‘The legend of cobra’ – a sign in Sabiti’s …

Is life in Canberra really like capital punishment? - The Urbanist

The Herald-Sun recently reported that Canberra is “officially the most liveable city in the world” according to a recent report by the OECD (Is …

Kenya's Maasai Warriors Scrap Lion Hunt for Olympics

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Wildlife

Why It's So Hard to Talk About Male Anorexia

I was a teenage boy who thought anorexia was a "girl's problem." I was wrong.<p><i>This post originally appeared in VICE UK</i><p>​ I led a toxic life as a teenager. But rather than the usual Strongbow binges, chain smoking, and shitty drugs, I was an anxious perfectionist, lacking in self-esteem and obsessed …

Mental Health

Black Hair Is Not a Joke—It's a Powerful Mode of Self-Expression

And the black barbershop is where it all takes shape.<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>Like many forms of black self-expression, black hair is not often noticed by broader society and only enters mainstream conversation when something has gone awry.<p>In recent times Chris Rock's <i>Good Hair</i> …

Hair