Ian Wong

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Sir Ian McKellen v Damian Lewis: actors trade blows

Hobbit actor hits back at Homeland star, saying there's nothing wrong with playing wizards<p>Sir Ian McKellen has hit back at Damian Lewis after the Homeland star said he did not want to end up a "fruity actor" known for playing wizards.<p>McKellen, who reprises his role as Gandalf in the Hobbit sequel …

Let's admit it: Britain is now a developing country

Elite economic debate boils down to this: a man in a tie stands at a dispatch box and reads out some numbers for the years ahead, along with a few micro-measures he'll take to improve those projections. His opposite number scoffs at the forecasts and promises his tweaks would be far superior. For a …

Op-ed: The Queer Politics of Discussing Race

When Sue O’Connell, the publisher and editor of the Boston-based LGBTQ newspaper <i>Bay Windows,</i> which I also write for, penned her piece “Sharing Our …

Op-ed: Christian and Queer

My entire life I have felt fundamentally different from my friends and family. Within every friend group, family event, and school function, I knew I …

Putin: Tchaikovski Was Gay? So What?

Russian president Vladimir Putin said Russian people don't care that famed composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky was gay. They just like his music.<p>"They …

Mistakes I've Made (And Lessons Learned Along The Way)

“The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.”<p>Mistake #1: Putting Process Over Projects (And People)<p>Anyone who has been designing …

Straight Talk: How Mathew Shurka And His Conversion Therapist Renounced The 'Gay Cure'

In 2004, when Mathew Shurka was 16, his father brought him to a licensed therapist who claimed he could make gay people straight. Books lined the wall, and a couch was available for those patients who liked to recline while sharing their woes. The place had an aura of scientific respectability. But …

Best Of Etsy: 40 Perfect Finds Made In London Town

The British high street is great. Like, <i>really</i> great. But, sometimes, when you’re on the hunt for the perfect present or the ultimate wedding gift, …

Spectacular Moleskine Doodles Explode with Energy

Philippines-based illustrator Kerby Rosanes proves that doodling can be so much more than scratching unintelligible scribbles on paper. Through his Sketchy Stories blog, Rosanes shares his wonderful world of doodling in a simple Moleskine sketchbook. Equipped with an ordinary Moleskine, a few Uni …

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Watch 6 Wondrous Clouds Float Inside Museum Walls

Like a magician, Berndnaut Smilde conjures up miniature indoor clouds.<p>Anyone who has tried drawing or painting clouds knows that they’re incredibly difficult to reproduce in pictorial form. Well, that can’t actually be tougher than making them, right? In the last few years, artist Berndnaut Smilde …