When Garnette Cadogan moved from Kingston to New Orleans, he realized walking in the streets in the US was completely different from Jamaica. Here, people looked at him like someone to be avoided, a threat.
A Pakistani tea merchant with velvet eyes saw his life changed this week when his portrait spread around the Internet, sparking ardent debates on class, objectification, and the place of ethnic Pashtuns in society.
Beauty is the template for every fairy-tale heroine, says Amanda Filipacchi, daughter of a former elite Ford model. She has written a novel about an attractive woman who dons an elaborate, unattractive disguise to find real love. "It's sad how important it is," she says of beauty. "It's kind of tragic."
With its simple menu and casual atmosphere, the Training Cafe looks like many other local eateries in Kazakhstan's largest city Almaty. But unlike the others, its 40-person staff is exclusively composed of patients from local psychiatric institutions.
In Hot Girls Wanted, a Netflix documentary examines the stars of the teenage porn industry, the Internet's most popular. And while it's easy to think of them as damaged or broken, they usually are just like all of us.