Trans artists honor Transgender Day of Resilience with posters, poems

Since 2015, a group of artists has marked the solemn day known as Transgender Day of Remembrance, on Nov. 20, with vivid art and poetry meant to celebrate the strength and determination of trans people.  The separate project, known as Transgender Day of Resilience, is a “reimagining” of how to honor both transgender people who died violently More...

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By Tech jokers Desk On Monday, November 20th, 2017
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Photographer Stephen Shore brings Instagram to the MoMA

Stephen Shore made a name for himself shooting classic Americana mundanity in the 70s, evolving his work from automatic cameras to large-format cameras, using both color and black and white, and continuing to More...

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DoneGood’s new website gives your holiday shopping a social good boost

The holiday season is finally here, which means spending quality time with family and friends, spreading good cheer and goodwill, and … rushing to find the best shopping deals imaginable. As Black Friday More...

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Melinda Gates wrote a moving op-ed about sexual harassment

Melinda Gates speaks during the fourth day of the Clinton Global Initiative’s 10th Annual Meeting in 2014.Image: Jemal Countess/Getty Images By Nicole Gallucci2017-11-20 14:50:02 UTC Melinda Gates is More...

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Finally, a startup that takes reporting sexual harassment seriously

Even before Harvey Weinstein kicked off this wave of actual consequences for sexual assault and harassment, Claire Schmidt was thinking about how to create a platform that would help victims.  Schmidt, up through More...

By Tech jokers Desk On Sunday, November 19th, 2017
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Ello Again… | TechCrunch

Remember Ello? It would like you to know it is not dead. It is now a place for creative types. Let me explain. The social networking platform splashed onto the tech scene promoting itself as an ad-free More...

By Tech jokers Desk On Sunday, November 19th, 2017
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Why Pussy Riot’s Maria Alyokhina keeps smiling as she resists

By Liza Hearon, video by Nikolay Nikolov2017-11-19 09:30:00 UTC I never would’ve thought that a member of Pussy Riot would cite Borat as something that makes her laugh. But then again, Maria Alyokhina More...

By Tech jokers Desk On Saturday, November 18th, 2017
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Tap tap tap

 We are now walking through a media desert. While access to content is astronomically high, the content that we read is dead, lifeless, and derivative. Yes, I see the irony in posting my criticism of the state More...

By Tech jokers Desk On Saturday, November 18th, 2017
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Rwanda’s LGBTI activists fight to make their country a tiny haven

It was a group of community organizers – not the Rwandan police – who ultimately came to Bless’ aid. Bless spent nearly a year homeless after his parents “chased him out,” briefly moving into an apartment, More...

By Tech jokers Desk On Saturday, November 18th, 2017
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Selfie tourism is killing these incredibly cute creatures

Warning: this article contains images of animal abuse which some may find distressing. A small furry creature huddles close to a tree branch on the edge of the forest. Its large, globular eyes are shut (it’s More...