Thousands of the items will go on display — some in a museum, others online — on Monday, exactly one year after gunman Omar Mateen opened deadly fire inside the gay nightclub. In addition to those killed, 53 people were wounded in the hail of bullets.
Our natural instinct is to shield our children when we hear bad news. Sometimes, however, shielding our children means talking to them about some very messy topics, to equip them to handle the situation best.
The struggle to find balance between old and new, modernity and tradition, respect and assimilation, is one that people all over the world have been navigating for centuries. In this case, the tension was encapsulated in a series of beautiful photos that turned half a billion heads.
He and his wife were born and raised in Iran and moved to Canada more than three decades ago to escape political violence. But Mohammad and Ashraf Mohyeddin, soon to celebrate their 80th anniversary, still miss their homeland.
Plenty of religions tell their members that masturbation is a sin, but few are willing to go to the lengths of ultra-Orthodox Jews to make sure the rule is followed. That struggle is the subject of a new documentary, "Sacred Sperm," from an ultra-Orthodox filmmaker who lives that temptation.
Anita Corbin documented women who ruled the punk scene in London. The women are all grown up now ... and the photographer is as well. But Corbin wanted to know what happened to the women of punk. So she's been tracking them down for a new exhibit in London.