The Irish drag queen, whose real name is Rory O’Neill, delivered a profound speech on homophobia and lingering concerns over expressing public same-sex displays of affection at a TED Talk in Dublin in September. Watch the full TED Talk here.
"I think the question of what makes a ‘strong female character’ often goes misinterpreted. And instead we get these two-dimensional superwomen, who maybe have one quality that’s played up a lot." - 15-year-old Tavi Gevinson,A Teen Just Trying To Figure It Out (March 2012)
Meet the movers and shakers of the pollination biz
Pollination is vital to life on earth, but most pollinators are so nimble and quick that we never quite see them in action. In his visually stunning TED Talk, filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg shows us a close-up view of the intricate world of pollen and pollinators.