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8 times Instagram policed women’s bodies

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Note: The following article contains content that may be considered NSFW.

For women, Instagram can get a bit like an overprotective parent, begging you to cover up or be punished.

The past year has been especially harsh, with several women receiving Instagram time-outs for “inappropriate content.” These women have had their images — and bodies — policed by the social media platform and its usage guidelines. And they are not having it.

Heartbreaking ‘Humans of New York’ photo of gay boy brings out the best in the Internet

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Sometimes the Internet can be a good place filled with good people

On Friday, Humans of New York photographer Brandon Stanton posted a heartbreaking image of a young boy with the caption, “I’m homosexual, and I’m afraid about what my future will be and that people won’t like me.”

More about Lgbt, Politics, Watercooler, Conversations, and Family Parenting

Heartbreaking ‘Humans of New York’ photo of gay boy brings out the best in the Internet

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Sometimes the Internet can be a good place filled with good people

On Friday, Humans of New York photographer Brandon Stanton posted a heartbreaking image of a young boy with the caption, “I’m homosexual, and I’m afraid about what my future will be and that people won’t like me.”

More about Lgbt, Politics, Watercooler, Conversations, and Family Parenting


Heartbreaking ‘Humans of New York’ photo of gay boy brings out the best in the Internet

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Sometimes the Internet can be a good place filled with good people

On Friday, Humans of New York photographer Brandon Stanton posted a heartbreaking image of a young boy with the caption, “I’m homosexual, and I’m afraid about what my future will be and that people won’t like me.”

More about Lgbt, Politics, Watercooler, Conversations, and Family Parenting


An iPhone case shaped like a gun is probably a bad idea

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There are a lot of iPhone cases to choose from — from super-protective ones to colorful, fun options.

But here’s one suggestion: Don’t buy one that looks like a gun.

U.S. police departments are posting pictures to social media sites of gun-shaped phone cases, along with warnings not to buy or use them for reasons that should be obvious. In a back pocket, the case looks like the grip of a pistol.

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An iPhone case shaped like a gun is probably a bad idea

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There are a lot of iPhone cases to choose from — from super-protective ones to colorful, fun options.

But here’s one suggestion: Don’t buy one that looks like a gun.

U.S. police departments are posting pictures to social media sites of gun-shaped phone cases, along with warnings not to buy or use them for reasons that should be obvious. In a back pocket, the case looks like the grip of a pistol.

The…

An iPhone case shaped like a gun is probably a bad idea

Gun-shaped-iphone-case

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There are a lot of iPhone cases to choose from — from super-protective ones to colorful, fun options.

But here’s one suggestion: Don’t buy one that looks like a gun.

U.S. police departments are posting pictures to social media sites of gun-shaped phone cases, along with warnings not to buy or use them for reasons that should be obvious. In a back pocket, the case looks like the grip of a pistol.

The…

The powers that be are taking the pop out of Bubble Wrap because they hate us

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Further proof that corporations are pure evil: they’re killing Bubble Wrap.

According to the Wall Street Journal, Bubble Wrap sales are falling amongst new competition in the marketSealed Air Corp., inventors of Bubble Wrap (the gift that keeps on giving), are revamping their packing product to appeal to space-conscious manufacturers. This new product, called iBubble Wrap (good lord), will not pop when you squeeze it.

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After same-sex marriage, the future is complicated for LGBT rights

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When news broke that the U.S. Supreme Court declared a constitutional right to marriage equality in all 50 states last Friday, of course I was happy. But that excitement was slightly overshadowed by a pit-in-the-stomach feeling. A tidal wave of a question hit me instantly: What now?

Marriage has been at the forefront of the LGBT movement for an incredibly long time. Queer folks in the U.S. have been fighting against marriage bans since at least the 1970s, and those years of activism finally…

Milestone year: A timeline of major LGBT victories

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The Stonewall Riots, in which gay activists and bar patrons of Greenwich Village’s Stonewall Inn formed a resistance against a discriminatory police raid on June 28, 1969, are widely considered to have galvanized the modern LGBT rights movement in the United States and across the world.

Now, 46 years later, LGBT communities and their allies are seeing unprecedented progress toward global equality, with many milestones taking place within just the past year. Since last LGBT Pride Month, we…