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Sex Workers and Drug Addicts Open Up in ‘Faces of Addiction’

It’s hard to write about Chris Arnade’s “Faces of Addiction” photo series because I keep getting distracted and drawn in by photos of women like Vanessa, a sex worker and survivor of domestic violence, and Beauty, who has bright neon green pants and hopes to go into childcare because she likes “to make people happy.”

Here’s how Arnade, who has a Ph.D. in physics and was a Wall Street banker for two decades, describes his work:

See more: http://jezebel.com/5982500/sex-workers-and-drug-addicts-open-up-in-faces-of-addiction

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Unrevealed Beauty

Underneath the burqas. ImageImageImage

(Photographer unknown. Please let as know; we’ll post the name.)

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People are people and it’s all socialization? Scandalous!

Men And Women’s Differences Aren’t Actually Distinct, Confirms Study

The Huffington Post  |  By Posted: 02/06/2013 7:56 am EST  |  Updated: 02/06/2013 8:12 am EST

 
 

Finally science has produce evidence that supports what we already knew — the whole “men are from Mars, women are from Venus” trope is false. According to a new study from the University of Rochester, men and women don’t have such distinctpsychological characteristics after all.

 

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As UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon noted, “The terrorists showed what frightens them most: a girl with a book.” 

This beautiful book — in support of Malala Yousafzai — courtesy of #GIRLWITHABOOK must be terrifying.Image

 

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What If We Responded To Sexual Assault By Limiting Men’s Freedom Like We Limit Women’s?

JAN. 17, 2013

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In response to claims that men are unable to restrain themselves from committing rape if they see women in skimpy clothing, members of law enforcement agencies around the country have called for men to blindfold themselves when they are in places where they might encounter a female wearing a tank top or a short skirt.

See more: http://thoughtcatalog.com/2013/what-if-we-responded-to-sexual-assault-by-limiting-mens-freedom-like-we-limit-womens/

Another social experiment with women’s bodies.

Why even Amsterdam doesn’t want legal brothels

The Dutch experiment in legalised prostitution has been a disaster
65 Comments 2 February 2013
Germany's Escort Girls Anticipate Increasing Demand During World Cup
“The direction of travel is clear: legalisation will be repealed. Legalisation has not been emancipation. It has instead resulted in the appalling, inhuman, degrading treatment of women, because it declares the buying and selling of human flesh acceptable.”
See more: http://www.spectator.co.uk/features/8835071/flesh-for-sale/