As much as we hate to admit it, we’re all very vulnerable. The SUN Project is a four-person art collaboration that focuses on the destructive and painful emotions we often hide. Fronted by Mimi N, the group produces illustrations almost daily and have already built a 164,000-strong following. From loneliness to depression and beyond, the SUN Project perfectly captures the feelings you’ve probably felt on quite a few rainy Sunday evenings.A
As boys grow up, the process of becoming men encourages them to shed the sort of intimate connections and emotional intelligence that add meaning to life.
“School can be a tough environment for anyone, but for LGBTQ youth, facing harassment, bullying, and abuse can make a serious impact in both their short- and long-term health. And according to recent data from the Human Rights Watch, state-run schools are failing LGBTQ youth in the United States by not doing something that should be a requirement: Keeping them safe. Safety is integral to having a healthy and happy learning experience, and when schools fail to keep their students safe, they’re fundamentally failing in their mission.”
“Privilege can also go beyond the physical. “
“Earlier this week, a man was arrested in the rape of a woman on a Washington, DC metro train. That’s Washington, DC, USA, not Washington, DC, ‘Somewhere-over-there-where-women-have-it-much-worse-so-shut-up.’ He is charged with brazenly assaulting her at knifepoint, on a moving train, at 10 a.m in the morning on a weekday last month. The already beleaguered DC Metro is under fire for not having informed riders of the assault.”
(Via. Huffington Post)
This is an article from Feb. 24, 2015.
“The simple scenario many of us learned in school is that two X chromosomes make someone female, and an X and a Y chromosome make someone male. These are simplistic ways of thinking about what is scientifically very complex. Anatomy, hormones, cells, and chromosomes (not to mention personal identity convictions) are actually not usually aligned with one binary classification.”