Humans and gorillas used to get it on. How do we know? Turns out that the gorillas left us an unexpected surprise: Crabs!
Bowie was an artist, chameleon, poet, and a legend, yes. But he was also one of the greatest humanitarians of his day. Here’s some of his best social work.
Brazzaville and Kinshasa are two of the world’s poorest cities, and their colorful style of dapper Congolese fashion is drawing international attention.
One of South Africa’s oldest religious denominations has voted to accept LGBT members and clergy, but can it heal the pain the church caused over apartheid?
Kenyan-American Artist Wangechi Mutu makes collages, installations, and videos which look at the sinister side of consumption and Anglocentric racism.
Whether it’s homophobes in Uganda or men’s rights activists in India, these two types of haters have gone abroad. But women & queers are fighting back.
Pangolins might not be furry, but they sure are cute! Squee along with us, and find out how you can help them survive!
World Press Photo is the most prestigious photojournalism contest of the year. Pulitzer Prizes honor the precise timing needed to capture newsworthy images like crashing planes and falling babies; they don’t take artful composition into account. However, World Press Photo awards the hat trick of photography: the perfect combination of contemporary relevance, masterful composition, and dramatic lighting. Take the […]
What’s new in affordable HIV prevention and testing, you ask? The “mChip”, a credit-card-sized piece of plastic that is produced using a plastic injection molding process, tests for multiple diseases with just one pinprick of blood. There are no moving parts, and the microfluidics-based chip can be analyzed with help […]
When it comes to dastardly named pieces of anti-gay legislation, Tennessee’s Don’t Say Gay Bill and Minnesota’s No Homo Promo may be tops in the U.S., but across the Atlantic Ocean Uganda’s Kill The Gays Bill frighteningly reigns supreme. With the high profile murder of LGBT activist David Kato following the Ugandan […]
Ghana is giving Uganda a run for their money in the Worst Place to be Gay contest. While the “rounding up” of all homosexuals in the country’s western parts isn’t quite Kill the Gays Bill level sensational, it’s hard to ignore the Holocaust parallels here. Ghana’s Western Region Minister, Paul […]