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New Documentary Explores China’s Sex Culture Through Animated Superpower Boobs!

If you are looking for a great Kickstarter campaign to support right now, make it “The Boobie Project” by Viv Li, a Chinese filmmaker based in Berlin and Beijing. Currently […]

Fashion & Beauty

A Fascinating Look Into The History Of Necklaces

A Fascinating Look Into The History Of Necklaces

A necklace can come in many different forms, from chains and beads to pearls and gemstones. They can be short and close to the neck or hanging all the way […]

Lifestyle

The Meaning Of Cherry Blossom Tattoos According To Different Cultures

The Meaning Of Cherry Blossom Tattoos According To Different Cultures

Many people choose a cherry blossom tattoo for various reasons. Different cultures attach different meaning to this type of tattoo. While in some cultures it is a symbol of youth […]

Family Life

Writing About Dating In A Culture Where Relationships Are Taboo

Writing About Dating In A Culture Where Relationships Are Taboo

Technology has made the world a global village and people have been brought together in many ways. People can interact online while they are a world apart. The beauty of […]

Girl on a Mission

How Learning Different Languages During Summer Camp Changed My Perspective On Life

How Learning Different Languages During Summer Camp Changed My Perspective On Life

By Emma Halpern Growing up, I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t watching Spanish language movies, reading Spanish language books, or dancing to Spanish music. Spanish was always a […]

Contributors, Health

Fostering A Work Environment That Is Open To Discussing Mental Health Issues

Fostering A Work Environment That Is Open To Discussing Mental Health Issues

By Melissa Lobo A young doctor beginning her Masters in Public Health at a prestigious University in Asia was pleasantly surprised to find a scholarly environment that was highly accommodating […]

Entertainment

Femmes To The Front In Documentary Short “We’re Here, We’re Present: Women In Punk”

Femmes To The Front In Documentary Short “We’re Here, We’re Present: Women In Punk”

Music has always been at the forefront of cultural change and helping to shape the identity of entire generations. One genre that has undoubtedly stood out from the rest is […]

Family Life

Children’s Book Series Created To Feature Real Stories Of People In The Mayan Community In Mexico

Children’s Book Series Created To Feature Real Stories Of People In The Mayan Community In Mexico

Reading is the foundation of education. Nevertheless, there are more than 100 million children around the world who don’t have access to books or who can’t read. Here is the […]

Entertainment

From Nth Africa To France, ‘Fatima’ Tells The Story Of A Mother & Her Teen Girls In A New Culture

From Nth Africa To France, ‘Fatima’ Tells The Story Of A Mother & Her Teen Girls In A New Culture

There’s a LOT of talk about immigration around the world right now. No matter which country you live in, it’s hard to escape the political lens that this this issue […]

Contributors

The Law May Have Changed, But Sexual Harassment Is Still A Daily Reality For Women In Algeria

The Law May Have Changed, But Sexual Harassment Is Still A Daily Reality For Women In Algeria

By Kenza Salmi “To them, women are pieces of meat; they are not valuable beings”, my neighbor Aisha told me once. Aisha is a gorgeous educated 30 year-old woman, who […]

Boys We Like, Sports

Detroit Lions Linebacker DeAndre Levy Writes Powerful Essay Linking Toxic Masculinity To Rape Culture

Detroit Lions Linebacker DeAndre Levy Writes Powerful Essay Linking Toxic Masculinity To Rape Culture

When you think “tough” or “masculine”, its easy to conjure up images of someone like Detroit Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy. After all he plays professional football, and being an athlete […]

Entertainment

This Feminist Mag Is Giving Voice To Marginalized Women From Different Races, Religions & Cultures

This Feminist Mag Is Giving Voice To Marginalized Women From Different Races, Religions & Cultures

We love feminist magazines! There have been a number of fledgling publications we have drawn attention to around the world and will continue to do so, as they are becoming […]

Interviews

How Comic Book Co. Vortex Inc Is Closing The Cultural Gap In Africa With Their Characters & Stories

How Comic Book Co. Vortex Inc Is Closing The Cultural Gap In Africa With Their Characters & Stories

If you haven’t yet heard of comic book company Vortex Inc, it’s time to get familiar. While we love both the DC and Marvel universe for the range of badass […]

Politics, Sports

Female Motorcyclists Breaking Cultural Taboo In The Middle East

Female Motorcyclists Breaking Cultural Taboo In The Middle East

When we think of women in the Middle East, there is this dominant narrative that says they are all oppressed and all look the same. The mainstream media paints a […]

Entertainment

This Woman Created ‘Native Max’, The 1st Native American Lifestyle & Culture Magazine

This Woman Created ‘Native Max’, The 1st Native American Lifestyle & Culture Magazine

You may have recently heard the news of a group of Indigenous American actors walking off the set of a new Adam Sandler movie called ‘The Ridiculous Six’ in disgust […]