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Women of the World Wednesday: Rokhshana (Afghanistan)

A horrifying video of a woman being stoned to death has been traveling around the internet. In Ghor Province, Afghanistan, a 19-year-old girl named Rokhshana was murdered by Taliban members. 418 more words

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'Skeptics Welcome': Lily Burana on Being Both Christian and Goth at Heart

Halloween, All Saints’ and All Souls’ Days represent a friendly (if bony, skeletal) handshake between Paganism and Christianity, an exaltation of escape and revelry, as well as somber respect for death and those whom it has claimed.

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An angel in the sky

No cry out of his body

Only tears out of hers

She can’t think

Too obsessed to find some air

To fill the emptiness

Inside her… 62 more words


Women of the World Wednesday: Josephine Kulea (Kenya)

Josephine Kulea, or “Mama Kuela” as she is known by the young girls she has rescued, founded the Samburu Girls Foundation. Through the foundation, Kuela has saved thousands of girls from genital mutilation and childhood marriage, which has been a pressing issue within the Samburu tribe. 390 more words


Want to live in a former home of Katharine Hepburn? Well here's your chance!

Over the weekend I was told the fantastic news that the house that Hepburn lived in when she first moved to Hollywood in 1932 is up for sale. 153 more words


Lovely you - a love letter to The Girl, Lena Dunham

A few years ago, it hit me that I was in a situation I needed to get out of. I was new(ish) to London, felt like I hadn’t made that many friends (it turned out I was wrong about that), didn’t like my job, was constantly skint (I worked 12hours a week on minimum wage, sometimes starting at 6.30am, or finishing at 11pm) and shared a room with a boy I was in love with but very deeply unhappy being with with. 1,275 more words


Face to Face

End of the day. They are stopping there every night for a milkshake after work, a good way to unwind and talk a bit. They don’t have much time during the day. 1,050 more words