Photos: Forbidden from riding bikes, fearless Afghan girls are skateboarding around Kabul – “In Afghanistan, skateboarding has spread to become the number one sport for women, as they are forbidden to ride bicycles. Soon after arriving and entering the girl’s world, Fulford-Dobson was accepted by the young Afghan skateboarders. She photographed the girls with natural light, helping to expose their personalities through simple portraits. Within the images you can see the girls’ natural confidence, images that capture the subjects both posed and candidly skating through the indoor facility.” From Amy.
Neil deGrasse Tyson Inspires Budding Astrophysicist With Dyslexia – “Tyson tells Lois that, yes, people in his field absolutely struggle with dyslexia, and that they also struggle with ADD, dyscalculia and autism. He even tells her that it’s not just people now who live with these issues but that many important historical figures who have contributed a great deal to the STEM fields may have struggled with these issues, too.”
Laverne Cox Gets Naked, Exposes Radical Feminist Exclusionism – “When Laverne Cox decided to pose nude for Allure, she knew she was taking a risk. ‘Black women are not often told that we’re beautiful unless we align with certain standards,’ Cox told Allure. ‘Trans women certainly are not told we’re beautiful.’ ” (It’s from Playboy so obviously NSFW.) From Radium.