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ICYMI, go read "Moonshine and Rainbows: Queer, young and rural" to disabuse yourself of the notion that small town America is inherently hostile to LGBT communities.

Exclusive: UK Artist Sarah Maple — All Kinds of Wrong

Culture, religion, and sexuality are frequent topics of Sarah Maple’s comedically intellectual artwork. Using provocative images and a whole lot of snark, Maple — who has been called “the heir to Tracey Emin’s throne” — aims to spark conversations through controversy. Whether she’s making fun of pop feminists, or jihadis doesn’t matter. She just wants people to stop being so reactionary and actually (gasp!) think about why her work is so unsettling.

This month is the 40th anniversary of one of the most important legal decisions of our time: Roe v. Wade. This legislative victory changed the course of history for women not only in the United States, but also throughout the world.

In Latin America, a region that has one of the most unequal income distributions in the world, many adolescents are unable to access sexual and reproductive health services. Income inequality has become more accentuated in Latin America and the Caribbean in the last 15 years, and the impact is being unfairly absorbed by the region’s 160 million youth. With nearly half the world’s population under the age of 25, increasing young people’s access to sexual and reproductive health care is…

When LGBT people and those with diverse gender identities are marginalized, their ability to access essential health services, information, and support is constrained. Fear of discrimination, or a breach of confidentiality, discourages many from approaching health care providers. This is compounded by the reality that many providers do not offer health information and services that are tailored toward the needs of sexual minorities. The result is a disproportionately heavy burden of…

Muslims Forcing Co-Workers to Obey Religious Practices, French Report Claims

Religious demands at work rising in French urban areas-We are heading here-please no we aren't that stupid comments, we know we are just that dumb.

On November 24, 1971, a man, who called himself Dan Cooper, hijacked a Boeing 727 aircraft by warned of having a bomb in his briefcase. He demanded for $200,000 and four parachutes. After having his demands met, he parachuted from the plane at mid-night. He never been found or seen then. His origin and destiny, both are still a mystery. This name, D.B. Cooper, was given to him by media who mistakenly miscommunicated his name.

The Yellow Wall-Paper, Herland, and Selected Writings (Pe...

Books I Read: Undoing Gender by Judith Butler -Another theorist I am obsessed with. Worth checking out for anyone interested in philosophy, existentialism, queer theory, trans rights, feminism, or the current state of human rights in America. Essential.