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'Hidden Figures' And The Diversity Conversation We Aren't Having

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 02.23.2017 | Black Voices

Of the nine films competing for the Best Picture award at this Sunday’s Oscars, three have predominantly black leading casts ― “Fences,” “Mo...

Woman's Raw Illustrations Show The Reality Of Battling An Eating Disorder

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 02.23.2017 | Women

Warning: Some of the below images may be considered upsetting or triggering to those who have struggled with disordered eating. After four years of ba...

The 'We Are Joy' Photo Series Challenges How We See The Black Experience

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 02.17.2017 | Black Voices

Black joy matters, and a new photo project is bringing that idea to the forefront in a brilliant way. The “We Are Joy” series, created by Brooklyn...

12 Books That Will Make You Happy To Be Single

Kirkus | Posted 02.20.2017 | Books
Kirkus

1. Homesick for Another World by Ottessa Moshfegh “A smartly turned and admirably consistent collection about love and its many discontents.” Dysf...

Museums Share Their Creepiest Possessions In Twitter Challenge

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 02.15.2017 | Arts

Is there a painting or object that makes your toes curl in an art gallery or a museum? Share it tomorrow for #museum101! pic.twitter.com/ltwbWz35zP—...

Janet Norris: 'Living Dangerously' At Far Out Gallery, San Francisco

John Seed | Posted 02.16.2017 | Arts
John Seed

Painter Janet Norris, whose work is currently on view at the Far Out Gallery in San Francisco, creates personal and poetic images that multiply metaph...

This Sweet (And Sexy) Adult Coloring Book Is A Valentine Treat

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.11.2017 | Queer Voices

Artist Paul Richmond’s quirky, gender-bending series, “Cheesecake Boys,” is getting a trendy (and topical) revamp. Richmond, who recently reloc...

Marc Trujillo: 'Nowhere And Everywhere'

John Seed | Posted 02.10.2017 | Arts
John Seed

Painter Marc Trujillo, who paints airports, big box stores and the occasional bag of potato chips with Vermeer-like candor, is currently having two sh...

One Judge’s Order For Hate Crime Committers: Read More Books

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 02.08.2017 | Arts

Earlier this week, WUSA9, a local news site in Ashburn, Virginia, reported that a group of teenage boys was given an “unusual sentence” after spra...

Artists Honor The Arabic Women Poets Who Used Erotica To Resist

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.14.2017 | Arts

For HuffPost’s #LoveTakesAction series, we’re telling stories of how people are standing up to hate and supporting those most threatened. What wil...

Keith Haring's Sister Has Created An Amazing Picture Book About His Life

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.06.2017 | Queer Voices

A new way for kids (and adults!) to learn about the life, work and philosophy of Keith Haring, one of the most beloved queer artists of the twentieth ...

14 Iranian Artists Explore Just How Complex Identity Can Be

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.06.2017 | Arts

Featured below are 14 portraits of women by contemporary artists of Iranian descent. Many, however, conceal as much as they reveal, whether they are d...

Even When Announcing Her Pregnancy, Beyoncé Gives Black Artists A Platform

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.10.2017 | Arts

On Wednesday, Beyoncé informed her devoted disciples that she was growing not one, but two babies inside her. She announced the news by posting a stu...

Rad Coloring Book Busts Gender Stereotypes With Awesome Images

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 01.31.2017 | Parents

This coloring book is a creative mix of fun and social commentary. Girls Are Not Chicks, from Jacinta Bunnell and Julie Novak, aims to teach kids to t...

Publisher's Response To Trump's Muslim Ban Provides Necessary Hope

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 01.31.2017 | Arts

Days after President Donald Trump issued an executive order preventing refugees, immigrants and visitors from seven Muslim-majority countries from ent...

Andrew Christian's Steamy New Book Dares To Bare... And Inspire

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 01.26.2017 | Queer Voices

Andrew Christian’s new book, Sex = Power = Freedom, features the chiseled hunks and homoerotic images that are instantly associated with his eponymo...

Roxane Gay Yanks Upcoming Book From Simon & Schuster Imprint

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 01.25.2017 | Arts

Acclaimed novelist and essayist Roxane Gay might term herself a “bad feminist,” but when it comes to registering dissent, she knows exactly how to...

A History Of Black Cowboys And The Myth That The West Was White

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.24.2017 | Arts

A quick internet search of “American cowboy” yields a predictable crop of images. Husky men with weathered expressions can be seen galloping on ho...

Get Janet Mock's And Issa Rae's Books For Free In Honor Of Women's Marches

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.20.2017 | Arts

Attention, everyone in the continental U.S.! Atria Books announced on Friday that it would be offering seven eBooks as free downloads during the weeke...

'Nasty Women' Is The Intersectional Essay Collection Feminists Need

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 01.17.2017 | Arts

What do we talk about when we talk about women’s rights? For some women, affordable contraception is the most personally affecting issue; for others...

New Book Service Delivers Stories From The Black Diaspora To Your Door

The Huffington Post | Zahara Hill | Posted 01.13.2017 | Black Voices

Derick Brewer and Zellie Imani are hoping to diversify the bookshelves of literature connoisseurs by providing them with the oft overlooked narratives...

These Artists Are Out To Destroy The Idea That Men Need To 'Man Up!'

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.12.2017 | Arts

Where does masculinity live ― in the body or the mind? How does one cultivate it ― lifting weights, buying cars, providing for one’s family? Whe...

How One Woman Is Helping Inspire A Generation Of Girls To Close The Gender Gap In Farming

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 01.06.2017 | Impact

Farms in the U.S. have a problem: There simply aren’t enough women working on them, especially at the top of the industry. About 30 percent of U.S. ...

J.K. Rowling Says This Painting Is A Clue To Her Future Projects

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 01.05.2017 | Arts

Breaking: renowned author and unabashed self-promoter J.K. Rowling has changed her Twitter cover photo. This would seem like a banal development to e...

The Radical, Feminist Comic Book We Need To Survive A Trump Presidency

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.03.2017 | Arts

For women around the country ― and around the world ― the election of Donald Trump wasn’t just disappointing. It was gutting. Most were expectin...