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Here's What You Need To Know About Alan Cumming's Penis Film

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.11.2016 | Queer Voices

Actor Alan Cumming declared to the Gaily Grind recently that his foreskin never made it to the cutting-room floor. And he hopes others stay in...

Meet the UK MerFolk

David Gregory | Posted 02.11.2016 | Arts
David Gregory

Photography and words by David Gregory. For as long as I've been a photographer, I've always been attracted to subjects that are whimsical and irreve...

Glitter Goddess: Queen of the Sunset Strip

Kelly Hughes | Posted 02.10.2016 | Entertainment
Kelly Hughes

Decades before The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and the current crop of Reality TV stars, an enterprising California girl could earn her fifteen...

How do you Make a Living as an Independent Filmmaker?

Jonny von Wallström | Posted 02.09.2016 | Entertainment
Jonny von Wallström

Making your first feature documentary is hard, and it's a process that you rarely get a close look at. This is why I decided to start documenting my...

New Climate & Security Film: The Age of Consequences

Sophie Robinson | Posted 02.04.2016 | Green
Sophie Robinson

A documentary is taking a new twist on climate change: THE AGE OF CONSEQUENCES, to be released in late 2016, investigates the impacts of climate cha...

Proud Women of Africa: Rainbow Girls

Julia Gunther | Posted 02.03.2016 | Women
Julia Gunther

Co-authored by Nick Schönfeld. I have a friend called Dagny Warmerdam whom I met during my time in Cape Town. Over the years Dagny has become one of...

Two Hours in Time on 9/11 with Phil Penman

Brad Hobbs | Posted 02.01.2016 | New York
Brad Hobbs

Phil Penman is a British photographer who has been living in New York for over 15 years. During his time in NYC Phil has photographed some iconic imag...

Will The Next Generation Be Broke, Busted & Disgusted? (...and how to ensure your kids won't be.)

Adam Carroll | Posted 01.25.2016 | Education
Adam Carroll

Imagine you're 18 years old and expected to buy a home. You are told to go pick something out that you like, something that "feels" right, and then bu...

Making A Documentary With No Money

Jonny von Wallström | Posted 01.25.2016 | Entertainment
Jonny von Wallström

Making your first feature documentary is hard, and it's a process that you rarely get a close look at. This is why I decided to start documenting my...

Minsky Stripper Turns 100 (the Last Living Star of Burlesque)

Leslie Zemeckis | Posted 01.25.2016 | Entertainment
Leslie Zemeckis

On January 23, 1916, Betty Jane Rowland was born in Columbus, Ohio. On the day of her 100th birthday I spent the afternoon with the still flame-haired...

Darkness Won

Jason A. Atkinson | Posted 01.22.2016 | Green
Jason A. Atkinson

Friday, December 16, 2015, Congress adjourned and killed fourteen years of compromise between tribes, agriculture and the dam's owners all because the...

Proud Women of Africa: Ruthy Goes to Church

Julia Gunther | Posted 01.20.2016 | Women
Julia Gunther

Co-authored by Nick Schönfeld. As a documentary photographer, I've found that life is about connections. Not the networking, business-card-carrying-...

Ian Faith Lives!

Jeff Kreisler | Posted 01.18.2016 | Comedy
Jeff Kreisler

The legendary manager of Spinal Tap didn't die after all...

The News Can Make You Feel Helpless. This Company Wants To Change That.

The Huffington Post | Judah Robinson | Posted 01.15.2016 | Media

More often than not, the news tells you about the problems of the world without giving you a way to help solve them. RYOT News, created by humanitar...

A Pain That Few Know...

Bryan Cain-Jackson | Posted 01.14.2016 | Impact
Bryan Cain-Jackson

As I sit here and prepare to tell you the story of a handful of our fellow friends and family members - the ones we may doubt or think are crazy, ...

Proud Women of Africa: the Beginning

Julia Gunther | Posted 01.07.2016 | Women
Julia Gunther

Co-authored by Nick Schönfeld. In 2008, my world changed. After a decade working as a spark on commercials and feature films in the Netherlands I'd ...

Picturing Rural Iowa: The Photographs of Pete Wettach

Aaron Lurth | Posted 01.07.2016 | Arts
Aaron Lurth

It's the summer of 1936. America is facing one of the most economically devastating periods in its history. A mere seven years earlier, the stock mark...

My Brush With Fame

Jamie Silverman | Posted 12.21.2015 | New York
Jamie Silverman

I was seated against a green screen and a female producer situated behind a camera proceeded to talk to me for two hours about my experiences in the wild world that is online dating.

Healing Voices: Intriguing Documentary, Innovative Release

Bruce E. Levine | Posted 12.16.2015 | Entertainment
Bruce E. Levine

The soon-to-be released documentary Healing Voices goes a long way to healing our fear of people commonly labeled as "schizophrenic," "bipolar," and "...

Tyler Oakley's Documentary "Snervous" Brings out the Fangirl in All of Us

Shira Lazar | Posted 12.16.2015 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Everybody loves Tyler Oakley, but do you love him so much that you've started using all his lingo? What's Trending decided to find out. A few days ...

Anthony Cirilo Talks about Poetry of Witness

Loren Kleinman | Posted 12.14.2015 | Books
Loren Kleinman

Anthony Cirilo is a graduate of Rutgers-Newark's MFA program in poetry. His poems and reviews have appeared in the Paris-American, Drunken Boat, and T...

How Mindfulness Helps Us Lead Fuller, Happier Lives

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 12.09.2015 | Religion

When we think about happiness and success, many of us turn our attention to some distant horizon where our hopes and aspirations lie. But according t...

You Can Make Your Voice Heard At COP21

Jonah Bryson | Posted 12.08.2015 | Entertainment
Jonah Bryson

As a kid, I loved the oceans. I still do. However, last summer, I went diving in the Caribbean and experienced something that forever changed the way I saw the oceans. I didn't see an ecosystem full of bright reefs and all sorts of creatures... I saw dead reefs covering the ocean floor.

Traveling the "World in Slow Motion" With a Three-Wheeler

Bibbi Abruzzini | Posted 12.08.2015 | Travel
Bibbi Abruzzini

Have you ever thought of putting together a team and embarking on a journey aboard tuktuks, mopeds, bicycles, or any other means of transportation w...

A New Day in Colombia

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 12.03.2015 | World
Otaviano Canuto

Colombia has paired the economic momentum with institution building. The country's democracy has rapidly matured. Yet, there is no guarantee that this momentum will continue. Any future success would greatly benefit from Colombia successfully implementing a peace agreement with domestic guerillas.