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A whole new cup of tea

Now that I’m rapidly approaching my final month in Colombia, I thought it appropriate to compile together a list of things about living here which I initially found bizarre, but have since grown accustomed to. 1,181 more words


Dancing Fu Manchu Master

Dancing Fu Manchu Master

By Bunkong Tuon

Editor’s Note: This is the third post in a series of poems about the immigrant experience in America. Our late Managing Editor, Okla Elliott, featured Bunkong Tuon’s work on  315 more words


Why the adult industry?

This Thursday at Pornucopia, we’re exploring a question that many have about those who choose to work in pornography: why?

Sadly, the all-too-common stereotype about those who choose sex work of any kind is that they’re doing so because they have no other choice. 349 more words

Accounting For It All

Hank Azaria: I'd 'Be Willing' To Quit Voicing Apu On 'The Simpsons'

(CBS News) — Hank Azaria, who voices the character of Apu Nahasapeemapetilon on “The Simpsons,” says he’s “perfectly willing” to “step aside” from continuing in the role in light of controversy swirling around it. 204 more words

Los Angeles News

Surprises in CTS (part 2): Someone Who Listens

“Sometimes when I’m with clients, the stories they share catches me in silence. A story of hardship/and or moment that I relate to in some way, silence and being held seems to be the only thing that comforts us. 574 more words

Sex Workers

Nice... for what?: The politics of approaching a female

Ladies: you’re outside enjoying this sun (that the UK hardly ever sees) and you look cute. You feel cute. Hair laid, makeup snatched to the heavens, your outfit complimenting all your best features. 979 more words


Ethnicity & Stereotypes in Media

Ethnicity and different cultures other than American are represented pretty bad in the media and society.  In tv and movies, they are usually doing and playing side characters or not even important enough to have a name. 348 more words