Filmmakers Jenni Chang and Lisa Dozals offer photos of eight people they met when documenting the global diversity of LGBTQ experience.

Equality advocate Ash Beckham explains why she’s a chronic over-sharer.

iO Tillett Wright is currently 5,519 portraits into a mission to point out that we’re all, at heart, the same. Her goal: to photograph 10,000 people around the United States who identify as being something other than 100% heterosexual. Here’s just a small sample of her powerful photographs.

In an epic response to a British council candidate’s suggestion that shooting gay people might help them rethink their sexuality, Jon Drytay offers himself. Also in the mix today: sexism and technology, not necessarily together.

We scour the web so you don’t have to. Today’s must-read articles from around the web include the minerals that might replace diamonds, why the freelance economy isn’t working, and why the Euro-Twittersphere went wild for a bearded drag queen this weekend.

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