“Honey, This is AmazeCakes. No Really. AmazeCakes.”

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Everyone should have an art. A passion. Something they do really, really well. For this guy…it’s frosting a cake.

Defining Your Story, The Only One Worth Telling

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Where everyone has a story, every tale has pieces that make it unique. If you do not define these pieces, you lose the power to own your story.

This Man Makes Treasure from Trash

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Mac Premo is driven to make things out of almost anything he finds. The result? Amazing recycled art.

White Ambition: Thailand’s Desire to Become Whiter

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Phil America’s privilege as a white man prompted him to learn about the people of Thailand and abroad.

Reclaiming our Curiosity

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As children, we were often warned against being too curious. As adults, it is time we reclaim the beauty of this trait.

The Soul of a Young Artist

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Social reform is an art and art can reform society. When we look at the soul of an artist and their art, we can find the way to peace.

Egon Schiele: The Artist who Went to Jail for Drawing The Radical Nude

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Why you should go and see one of the four exhibitions of his work on show around the world.

The Beauty, and Need, of Long-Form

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There is beauty in the art of long-form writing. In the rush of modern society, we must not forget this.

To the Trolls of the Internet

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Artist Shane Koyczan speaks to the trolls we’ve all had to face.

Queer History 101: Pioneers in the U.S. and Europe

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Censorship measures in the 20th century sought to limit the depiction of same-sex relationships. Not everyone went along with the rules.

Bizarre Double Standards

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Men don’t generally have to worry about being called sluts because we invented the word to put down women.

World War I and the Loss of Artistic Innocence

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The huge influence World War I on poetry is well known, and often discussed. But what about the visual arts?

Meet the Naked Photographer

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Trevor Christensen gets amazing, honest pictures from his subjects with a technique that you’d never expect.

Breathe: The Air of the Moment

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Living, breathing, being. Life should be that simple.

Male Pole Dancer as Metaphor for Masculinity

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Do male pole dancers point a metaphorical finger in the direction of mature masculinity?

What’s Blood Got to Do With It?

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Co-founder of FOLX, Justin Levesque, discusses using arts to create inclusiveness at the crossroads of illness, masculinity, and identity.