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Black rights activist Viola Desmond to be 1st Canadian woman on $10 bill

Black rights activist Viola Desmond, who was jailed for defiantly sitting in the "whites only" section of a Nova Scotia film house, will be the first …

19 of Fall's Best Menswear Pieces That You Can Buy Right Now

Every GQ Select from our November issue, including leading man shearling jackets, the toothiest tweeds you've been looking for, and the best sweats in the menswear game, all hand-picked by none other than <i>GQ</i> creative director Jim Moore—and available to buy right now on Mr Porter.

I Will Always Be Depressed, and I'm OK With That

What double depression means―and how a correct diagnosis saved one woman's life.<p>When I was in early adolescence, a fog descended. I had been warned about teenage moodiness, but the fog I experienced was less of a cyclical storm and more of a permanent haze. A window seemed to separate me from …

Depression

"I Ain't Sorry": 17 things you shouldn't apologize for in your 20's

Your 20’s can be a strange era of time. On one hand, we feel invincible and capable of conquering anything, but we also find ourselves questioning …

Here's What Over-The-Counter Birth Control Would Actually Be Like

It would obviously be convenient, but what would it cost?

10 Of Canada's Ugliest Buildings

All of Ottawa is aghast at a proposed design to expand the venerable Château Laurier, which stands next to Parliament Hill.<p>Chateau Laurier is a …

Shailene Woodley Thinks Masturbation Should Be Taught In School

Shailene Woodley has some requests about how sex education is taught in schools. Woodley, who is <i>Net-a-Porter</i>‘s digital magazine’s cover story, …

Canada's racism problem? It's even worse than America's.

For a country so self-satisfied with its image of progressive tolerance, how is this not a national crisis?<p>The racial mess in the United States looks …

The new face of fentanyl addiction: Kati's story

When I first see her face, I think she's been badly beaten.<p>Her forehead and chin are covered in blood.<p>Then I'm struck by how young she looks.<p>My next …

The Sexual Orientation You Know Nothing About

Most people are familiar with the battles the LGBT community has faced because, thanks to the legalization of same-sex marriage in many states, it’s …

LGBTQI

Highlights from the Paralympics in Rio: Pictures

The woman who is allergic to water

Rachel’s rare condition means that a bath is agony; even her own tears will scorch her face. How can the human body reject life’s most basic necessity?<p>Rachel wakes up – and drinks a kind of poison that feels like a glass of stinging nettles. As it slips downs her throat, she can feel it blistering …

16 Hilarious Tweets About The Women Of "Harry Potter"

"When I read Harry Potter in school, I identified with Harry, but now reading it as an adult, I fear I may be the girl who cries in the toilet."

Harry Potter

17 Times Tumblr And "Parks & Rec" Matched Up Hilariously

You'll think April Ludgate actually wrote some of these.

15 Amazing Times Women Shut Down Creepy Messages From Dudes

No. 12 is what we're all thinking.<p>While being a woman on the internet shouldn't be synonymous with being someone who gets unsolicited, inappropriate, and rude messages, it far too often is. The only thing stopping me from closing my laptop forever and living out my days in a secluded cabin Bon …

Emoji

Profanity is pretty f**king good for us, actually

My wife swears in front of our 12-year-old son. I swear occasionally, too, when I stub my toe or can’t find the cordless phone. This is involuntary swearing, a habit which always makes me feel a twinge of guilt afterwards. Not my wife though. She swears deliberately, outraging my sensibilities and …

23 Things That Definitely Happened In The Harry Potter Universe

This is why Harry Potter fans are the best.

Books

How Not to Be 'Manterrupted' in Meetings

D Dipasupil—Getty Images for Extra<p>Loic Venance—AFP/Getty Images<p>Anthony Harvey—Getty Images<p>Joe Scarnici—Getty Images<p>Jason Kempin—Getty …

Female orgasm self-help: Women getting hands-on in quest for better sex

Women yearning for steamier sex are taking matters into their own hands.<p>They’re part of a growing movement redefining how we view the female orgasm, …

Sigmund Freud

What It's Really Like to Let People Finger You in Public

"When they touch my vagina, I say, 'You have 30 seconds — you have to look into my eyes.'"<p>Milo Moiré, a Swiss artist and psychologist, has been performing controversial nude public art for years. In 2014, she rode a bus naked (painted with names of clothing items where they are supposed to go on a …

Coming out to your coworkers and friends about mental illness will change your life

I am a neurotic Jewish mother living in New York City with my two children, ages five and eight. It’s a familiar story here in the Big Apple. Where my story starts to diverge, however, is with my mental health. Unlike many of my fellow mothers, I am not just neurotic—I live with a panic disorder, …

Aubrey Plaza is Bisexual, Knows You’re Into Her, Is Cool With It

Today <i>The Advocate</i> published an interview with Aubrey Plaza, in which the popular young actress revealed that she falls in love with women as well as …

Comedy

Trudeau joins thousands in Toronto's Pride parade

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be among the hundreds of thousands of people who are expected to crowd the streets of downtown Toronto today for …

Trudeau Says Canada Exploring Gender-Neutral Identity Cards

Canada is exploring the use of gender-neutral options on identity cards, Justin Trudeau told a television station on Sunday as he became the first …

Pope Francis Says the Gay Community Is Owed an Apology

The Holy See calls on the Catholic Church to repent for its long history of discrimination.<p>Just a few weeks after a gay nightclub in Orlando became the site of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, and as numerous L.G.B.T.Q. Pride celebrations were winding down throughout the country …

Happy Pride to you: my brave queer community

Having arrived in Orlando the day of the Pulse shootings and stayed there all week, and having spent the past week in New York City in the neighborhood where the Stonewall riots kicked off the modern lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights movement, there are many things I am proud of this …

LGBTQI

The simple reason so many US businesses openly support LGBT rights

Each June, Pride season is heralded in US stores by the arrival of rainbow-hued Pride collections. This year, brands like Target, Converse, and Levi’s have decked the store halls with their colorful products and merchandise. These collections might seem like superficial overtures in allyship, aimed …

Justin Trudeau Finally Fucked Up

Earlier this morning, President Obama arrived in Canada to meet Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto for Obama’s …

Photos of Hot Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Are the Hottest Way to Celebrate Canada Day

Today—and every day.<p>Sure, there are plenty of fine ways to celebrate Canada Day. But let's be honest: there's only one <i>fiooooooonneee</i> way to mark the day our friends in the north signed their very own constitution. And it's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.<p>Cue the fireworks!