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The Cycle Of Violence & Hate Towards The LGBTQ Community | Peru

  Photographers Andrew Mroczek and Juan Jose Barboza-Gubo are the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributors of this documentary photography.  From the book/project ‘Fatherland’.  To see Andrew and Juan’s body of work, click on any image.           While Peru’s landscape is often celebrated for its rich history,…

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Wilson’s Strong Sense Of Community | North Carolina, USA

  Photographer Andrea Torrei  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘HOME WILSON’.  To see Andrea’s body of work, click on any image.           The project explores the fragile side of life and the resilience of the community of…

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Too Close To The Action | The Community Enduring Heathrow’s Noise Pollution

  Photographer Thomas Bertie Taylor is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of  this documentary photography.  From the ‘Life under the flight path & the plane spotters of London Heathrow’ series.    To see Thomas’s body of work, click on any image.           How would you…

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The Queer Community In The Navajo Nation

  Videographer and Photographer Jeremy Meek is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From the project ‘Isolation On The Reservation’.  To see Jeremy’s body of work, click on any image.           The Navajo Nation stands at a complicated intersection of traditional…

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Preserving Their Way Of Life | The Polish Community Of Montreal

  Documentary Photographer Dorothée Nowak  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From the project ‘Dom Polski’’.  To see Dorothée’s  body of work click on any image.         ‘Dom Polski’ is a documentary project based on the Polish community of Montreal. Its…

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The Economic Impact Of Dead Mothers | Pregnancy, Childbirth, Lack of Medical Care & Community | Ethiopia

  Visual Artist and Communications Specialist Joni Kabana is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From her project ‘Footsteps to Healing’. To see Joni ‘s body of work click on any image.           According to the World Health Organization, every minute at least…

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Artists, Community & Neighborhood Improvement | The Murals Of San Miguel, Chile

  Photographer Jeremiah Gilbert is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his project ‘Santiago’s Museo a Cielo Abierto’.  To see Jeremiah’s body of work  click on any image.       Santiago’s Museo a Cielo Abierto (Open Air Museum) is located in the neighborhood of…

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Permanent Solution Or Temporary Refuge? | The Anchor-outs Community | San Francisco Bay, USA

  Photographer Bente Marei Stachowske is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From her project ‘Living On The Anchor’.  To see Bente Marei’s body of work click on any image.         Sausalito is San Francisco Bay Area city where some of the…

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Celebrating Enduring Relationships In The LGBTQ Community

  Commercial Photographer Barbara Proud is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this  portrait/documentary photography.  From her book/project ‘First Comes Love‘.  To see the stories of the couples click on any image.   All images © B. Proud           FIRST COMES LOVE is a celebration…

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The New Home Appeal In A Ready-Made Community | USA

  Photographic Artist, Designer and Craftsman Amanda Dahlgren is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From her project ‘Master Planned’.  To see Amanda’s body of works click on any image.           Master-Planned is a fine art photography series exploring the powerful allure created by the builders of…

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The Historical Roots Of An African American Community | Tamina, Texas

  Activist, Photographer and Oral Historian Marti Corn is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From her project ‘The Ground On Which I Stand‘. To see Marti’s projects click on any image.           In 1871, the community of Tamina was created by freed slaves fortunate enough to…

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The Impact Of An Oil Economy On Rural Communities

  Photographer Valerie Zink is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From her project Oxen to Oil .  To see Valerie’s projects click on any image.           As wood-crib grain elevators are torn down, pumpjacks are taking their place as the new fixture of the prairie…

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Community Recreation Spaces & The Tennessee Valley Authority’s Engineered   Landscapes

  Visual Artist and Author Micah Cash is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this architecture/documentary photography.  From his book ‘Dangerous Water‘.  To see Micah’s work click on any image.           Dangerous Waters investigates the architecture and surrounding landscapes of the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) hydroelectric…

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The Rural Life Changes In A Former Mining   Community

  Documentary Photographer Huw Alden Davies is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from his project ‘Tumble‘.  To see Huw’s body of work  click on any image.       Focusing on his home village, an ex-mining community in the heart of…

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The Tragic History Of The Elderly & The Challenges Faced By The Young In An Ontario Indigenous   Community

  Photojournalist Nick Kozak is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘Peetabeck‘.  To see Nick’s body of work click on any image.       Fort Albany, traditionally known as Peetabeck (loosely translated to ‘ the meandering river floods a pond in…

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Struggles Of A Colombian Community To Survive Industrialization After Decades Of Conflicts

  Photojournalist and Documentary Photographer Carlos Bernate is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘Home Sweet Gold‘.  To see Carlos’ stories and portraits click on any image.         During the 80’s and 90’s, the guerillas conducted a raid on…

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Gay Clubs – Safety & Freedom For The LGBTQ Community

  Photojournalist and Documentary Photographer Bill Kotsatos is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from his project ‘The Sanctity Of Gay Clubs‘.  To see Bill’s portfolio click on any image.   Just as summer began to kick-off in early June, a 29-year-old security…

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England’s Community For Polish War Veterans: “A Home Away From Home”

  Visual Storyteller Karolina Jonderko is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from her project ‘Little Poland‘.  To see Karolina’s projects click on any image.       “His Majesty’s government will never forget the debt they owe to the Polish troops who…

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London’s Eel, Pie And Mash Shops & Their Communities Cultural Changes Through Its History

  Photographer and Writer Stuart Freedman  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from his book ‘The Englishman and the Eel – London’s Eel, Pie & Mash shops‘.  To see Stuart’s body of work click on any image.     A dark,…

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The Beauty Of The Little Things: Discovering Community Life

  Artist & Photographer Kurt Simonson is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From his project ‘A Thin Silence‘.  To see Kurt’s portfolios click on any image.              A Thin Silence is a body of work that comes out of my experience…

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A Greek Immigrant, A Community Diner & A Love Story From The 1940’s

  Writer & Photographer Caroline Corinne Evans Abbott  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this article.  From her project ‘How Van Met Phyllis: Curley’s Diner, Stamford CT, The Ruby Slipper Project‘.  To see Caroline’s body of work click on any image.   “Has anyone ever told you you…

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Turkey’s Alevi Community

  Documentary Photographer Aydin Cetinbostanoglu is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography. From his project ‘Alevi Society‘.  To see Aydin’s gallery of projects click on any image.         Anatolian Cultures / Alevi’s and Their “Cem” Rituals Secular and a Society Connected to the Republic  …

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Art On Satellite Dishes For An Immigrant Community In Berlin

  Writer Edwin Montoya Zorrilla @ Notes From The Wreck is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this article. To browse thru a range of topics including politics, aesthetics and environment click on any image.     Berlin’s beating heart may be somewhere between Kreuzberg and Friedrichshain, but its ears are…

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Japan’s Independent Elderly & Their Dying   Communities

  Photographer Motonori Shimizu is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from his project ‘Marginal Lives‘.  To see Motonori’s  gallery click on any image.   The ‘Marginal Villages’ In Japan are villages that had experienced depopulation.  The majority of the remaining residents are over…

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An Indiana Community’s Struggles After Lead   Contamination

  Documentary Photographer and Videographer Alyssa Schukar is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From her project ‘Led In The Soul‘.  To see Alyssa’s body of work click on any image.   The West Calumet Housing Complex, which is currently home to about 1,200 people, is located…

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From Devastation To A Strong Community – 13 De Noviembre, Medellin, Colombia

  Photographer Theo Gould is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.   To see Theo’s body of work click on any image.     From the Bottom to the Hilltop November, 13th 1985 was Colombia’s worst natural disaster. The volcano Nevado del Ruiz erupted near the towns of…

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Leprosy Communities & Hospitals – India

  Documentary Photographer Hassan Nezamian is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from his project ‘Leprozy‘. To see Hassan’s gallery of  projects click on any image.       Despite India becoming an increasingly prosperous country, there remains a huge gulf between rich…

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Daily Life In A Traveler’s Community – Luxulyan, Cornwall, England

  Fine Art Photographer Lulu Ash is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  These images are from her project ‘The Preserves‘. To see Lulu’s gallery of work click on any image.                                …

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The Residents of New Lanark’s Utopia Socialist Community – Living In A World Heritage Site

  Photographer Alan Knox is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography. From his project ‘Uncanny Valley‘.  To see Alan’s gallery of projects click on any image.               The village of New Lanark, nestled in the Clyde Valley on the Falls…

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Social Documentary Photography – The Tamil Community In Sri Lanka

  Social Documentary Photographer Joshua Brown is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  These images are from his project ‘Tamil Life‘.  To see Joshua’s projects click on any image.       The Tamil community in Sri Lanka have suffered devastating war crimes during the 30-year…

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Italy’s Communities & Local Food Consumption

  Photojournalist and Photographer Michele Lapini is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography. These images are from the book “Genuino Clandestino” with texts by Roberta Borghesi and Michela Potito and photographs by Sara Casna and Michele Lapini. Genuino Clandestino is a network of communities and peasant movements…

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Indonesia’s Traditional Whaling Communities-Social Documentary

This documentary photography was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by Travel/Documentary Photographer Luke Duggleby.   Click on any image to see Luke’s gallery of projects.   From project “Indonesia’s Last Whale Hunters” by Luke Duggleby   The Indonesian village of Lamalera has hunted whales, sharks and dolphins for the…

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Social Documentary: Mexico Garbage Dump Workers-Their Community, Struggles & Poverty

This social documentary photography was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by Photographer David von Blohn.   From project “Linda Vista” by David von Blohn.   Click on any image to see other stories by David von Blohn.     In search of opportunities and escaping the economic crisis in their country,…

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Documentary Photography – The Community Nurses Of South Wales

This documentary photography depicting community nurses was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by documentary photographer Sam Ivin.   The documentary takes place in the cities of Newport and Usk in South Wales. Sam Ivin’s project follows two nurses on their day to day routine to document their work and…

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Desert Life | The Saharawi People | Tinduf, Algeria

  Visual Media Artist and Photographer Bernat Millet is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Bitter Sweet Soft’.  To see Bernat’s body of work, click on any image.             ‘Bitter Sweet Soft’ is a series of environmental portraits…

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Jürgen Warschun Reporting From Dominican Republic | Coronavirus’ Days

  Photographer Jürgen Warschun is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this street/documentary photography.  To see Jürgen’s body of work, click on any image.           The Dominican Republic is visited by about six million holiday makers each year, but in March 2020 all tourists went…

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Female Genital Mutilation

  Written by Lay Sion Ng @ Issues Under Tissues Chinese Malaysian, American Literature at Osaka University, Japan.   Female Circumcision: whose problem, whose solution?   Female circumcision, also called female genital cutting or female genital mutilation, is currently a worldwide topic. The World Health Organization and governments have recently…

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Under London’s Fog In Paranapiacaba

  Commercial Photographer Brunel Galhego is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘PARANAPIACABA’.  To see Brunel’s body of work, click on any image.         Paranapiacaba is a district of Santo Andre city, near of downtown São Paulo, Brazil. It was…

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A Search For Tiny & Meaningful Expressions

Written by Susi Bocks @ The Short of It   My love for the minutiae in writing began during 2018, as I learned more about poetry and the variety of styles out there; it pointed me in the direction of meaningful but constrained expression. That year, and since then, I’ve worked…

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“…we all need hope” | An Intimate Portrayal Of Aging

  Visual Storyteller Melinda Reyes is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of  this documentary photography.  From the project ‘The Quiet World of Aging’.  To see Melinda’s body of work, click on any image.   Carmela I met Carmela at Rosie’s Place, the 1st women’s shelter in the U.S., a…

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“once a Ticuna man is born, a tree is born” Life In The Depths Of The Amazon Jungle

  Photographer Ovidio Gonzalez Soler is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the ongoing project ‘Neoticuna’.  To see Ovidio’s body of work, click on any image.           There is a mystical connection between man and nature, for some reason that I…

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Recipes Of Hope

Written By Hope Wells @  Journey Into Hope 2020   Happy Friday   When I was younger, I always used to go into work on a Friday and say ‘it’s Friday and it’s great to be me’. And so today I am saying ‘it’s Friday and it’s great to be…

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Manila’s Tenement Housing | Residents & Their Quotidian Lives

  Street/Documentary Photographer Vilen Gabrielyan is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Tenement Manila.  To see Vilen’s body of work, click on any image.           Manila, the capital of the Philippines, is a sprawling metropolis with a population nearing…

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The Night Sky, Reality & Fantasy

  Artist Evan Perkins is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of  this photo essay.  From the project ‘When Light is Put Away’.  To see Evan’s body of work, click on any image.           When Light is Put Away evolved from my fascination with astronomy and…

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Paul Bielicky Reporting From Vancouver, Canada | Coronavirus’ Days

  Visual Storyteller Paul Bielicky is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘VANCOUVER COVID-19 PROJECT’.  To see Paul’s body of work, click on any image.         With the Coronavirus hitting Vancouver for the past few weeks, the city is increasing cleaning…

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The Hidden Pedophiles: What to do with them?

  Written by Lay Sion Ng @ Issues Under Tissues Chinese Malaysian, American Literature at Osaka University, Japan.   Today, the topic of pedophilia remains as a current social/political sensitive topic. There are several theories regarding the formation of pedophilia. First, it can be traced back to one’s childhood. A…

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The Disappearing Shopkeepers Of Shanghai

  Photographer Shaoyi Zhang is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the long-term project ‘Passing Merchants’.  To see Shaoyi’s body of work, click on any image.           The documentary portrait series, Passing Merchants, showcases small businesses in Shanghai facing disappearance today…

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Soldiers’ Stories | Life After Iraq & Afghanistan

  Photographer Jim Lommasson is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the book/project ‘Exit Wounds’.  To see Jim’s body of work, click on any image.   As a society, we need to understand that a consequence of sending soldiers to war is that the war…

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Home Stills While Sheltered In Place | Coronavirus’ Days

  Photographer and Professor Jeremiah Gilbert is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the  ‘Shelter-in-Place Still Lifes’ series.  To see Jeremiah’s body of work, click on any photograph.           On March 19, California Governor Gavin Newsom became the first United States governor…

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American Suburbs | Cultural Monuments & Rituals

  Photographer Eli Durst is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘PINNACLE REALTY’.  To see Eli’s body of work, click on any image.           These images come from a series called Pinnacle Realty, a visual examination of the physical and cultural…

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Tribal Art | The Living Tradition Of Bastar | Chhattisgarh, India

  Commercial and Social Documentary Photographer Sandeep Biswas is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the book ‘Jal Jungle Jameen | The Living Tradition of Chhattisgarh’.  To see Sandeep’s body of work, click on any image.   Initial Thoughts: The Soul of Chhattisgarh-  ©Dr Alka Pande…

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Homosexuality | The Bibles’ Conflict Of Interest

  Written by: LIFE COACH  Carioca Da Gema   Having bad judgment of character will diminish the respect people have for you in your social circle and make you a risk for the ones you do business with. Is not unusual, to find on page 11 of a Google search…

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The Wealthy | Society’s Waste Of Opportunity

  Written by: LIFE COACH  Carioca Da Gema   Flaunting is part of human nature.  People today can publicly share with the world their exotic vacations, the purchase of a brand new car, or being offered that great job in detail with images, text, and chats The rich of the…

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Bringing Children’s Education To A Higher Level | Ica, Peru

  Photographer Marco Di Gianvito is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘KAY PACHA.  To see Marco’s body of work, click on any image.           Kay Pacha (quechua for “here and now”) is a NGO based in Ica (Peru).…

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The Importance Of Spaying/Neutering | Cats, Dogs & Euthanasia

  Photographer Mary Shannon Johnstone is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Breeding Ignorance’.  To see Mary’s body of work, click on any image.           With this work (created in 2009) I explore the tragedy of the massive overpopulation…

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Mass Extinction #6

  Photographer Jon Wyatt is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘ The Sixth Extinction’.  To see Jon’s body of work, click on any image.           “I sought the future and past catastrophe of the social in geology, in…

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The Many Facets Of Fear

  Written by: Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   Fear is an emotional natural response. It tells the self that adversity is on the way.  We fear things or events that can alter our survival or aspects of our lives.  From our perspective we cannot physically or emotionally overcome this…

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Society, Government & The Health Care System In The US

  Written by: Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   In its infancy, societies are created by collective ideals and wants.  Since the caveman, we have done better in groups as we can help each other to solve our daily problems and carry the heavy loads. As the group evolves, the…

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Menstrual Cycles | I Do Not Want Them!

  Written by: Life Coach Carioca Da Gema     Teenage girls maybe taking pharmaceuticals in the effort to minimize the experience of having their periods.   “…in one study, approximately 70 percent of adolescents between the ages of 15 and 19 indicated that they would prefer to have their periods less…

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Family | More Members, More Problems

  Written by: Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   There are many families known by their tribulations. But are their struggles any different than the ones taking place in your family or mine?   How many members does the “X” family have? Every person comes into a group, whether it…

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Start Of A New Series | Q&A With The Hermit Poet | Why Is There So Much Corruption?

Hermit Poet’s Answer: Throughout history the wealthy and powerful have taken advantage of the less privileged.  The difference is that today corruption is more in our face, more often, involves larger sums of money, and casts a much wider net which includes politicians, powerful, large and medium sized companies, wealthy,…

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Fear | Lacking By The Youngsters & Considered By The Elders

  Written by: Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   The neighborhood daredevils gather at the end of the cul-de-sac every evening.  Lacking any fear or concern for self harm, these kids do stunts with their bikes and skateboards.  Without a second thought some instinctively get up and carry on after…

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Sleeping & The Money We Spend To Doze Off

  It is estimated that 113 million Americans suffer from sleep disorders. We popped 2 billion dollars of pills, bought 16 billion dollars worth of fancy mattresses, and 1.6 billion was spent on pillows.  Sleep labs and sleep home devices are also included in a total spending of 28 billion…

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How Entrenched Are Brand Names In Our Lives

  In the top 100 Google searches, which in by itself depicts Americans’ interests,  you will find the daily necessities such as: weather ranking #8, news #16, 45, 87, calculator #22, timer #97  and restaurants #85. Education related searches ranks #14, 17, 25, 30, 58, 76 while entertainment & sports…

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Interrupted

  Written by: Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   Power OFF before supper Out of the window Quiet Dark Small lantern to help me Focusing on dough Kneading bread for dinner Ever so slowly Mind is clear Laboring primitive motion World around gone The damn light then comes back on…

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Rwanda | Emerging From Years Of Violence As The ‘Switzerland Of Africa’

  Video Maker and Photographer Marco Barbieri is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project  ‘A Song From Rwanda’.  To see Marco’s body of work, click on any image.           Rwanda, due to its territorial conformation, is called the “country…

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Humans | The Fight For Life & The Inevitability Of Death

  Written by: Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   The only absolute in life, for every living thing on this planet is death.  Suicide rates are up for this or that group of people.  Diseases without antidotes, keep showing their ugly heads. A new strength of a virus is developing…

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Rural Life In The Bible Belt | Muhlenberg County, Kentucky

  Photographer Michael Young is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this  documentary photography.  From the project ‘Dust to Dust’.  To see Michael’s body of work, click on any image.       Dust to Dust is the second part of a body of work that began eight years…

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Nationalism | A Glossy Word For Ethnic Cleansing

  Written by: Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   Myanmar is for Buddhists! India is for Hindus! Make America great again!   Global warming warnings and wackos concocting artificial intelligence resembling the big bad wolf, are common concerns regarding where we are going as occupants of Earth. Global warming will…

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How Societies (Past & Present) Evoke Mental Illness To Obtain Control

  Written by: Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   In the race to control its citizens, past societies used the same strategies applied by individuals with abusive tendencies today. ‘Madness’ was used by authorities in the 1800’s to sway society into normality. The undesirables of that time, the poor,  the…

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Are Humans Reasonable?

  Written by: Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   ‘Reason’ separates the human race from all other species and yet our lives are flooded with components we cannot reason or even prove that exist. Validating the existence of God is probably the largest failure in the history of civilized man.…

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The Role Of Individualism In Government Control

  Written by: Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   Primitive societies were constructed by people with the same value system and mostly ruled by religious beliefs. Collective thinking has been diluted by individualism in modern society. Unshackled from institutionalized ideology and state control, citizens can exercise originality in their actions…

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The Isolated Life & The River | Central Amazonia

  Photo Editor (Voices of Latin America) and Photographer Marilene Ribeiro is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘LAGO AMANÃ’ (commissioned by the Instituto de Desenvolvimento Sustentável Mamirauá).  To see Marilene’s body of work, click on any image. ​         Like…

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Former Soviet Secret Towns With A Purpose | The Changes In Rural Russia’s Modern Life

  Commercial Food Photographer Christine Armbruster is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project  ‘Made of Steel’.  To see Christine’s body of work, click on any image.           Russia is a liquid place. A place of change despite how solid…

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The Act Of Singing

  Photographer Hiroyo Kaneko is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Appearance’.  To see Hiroyo’s body of work, click on any image.       By photographing the act of singing, I try to capture both the uniqueness and commonality of each subject.…

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Outside Of The Norm

  Photographer Safi Alia Shabaik is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project  ‘Vespertine Beings’.  To see Safi’s body of work, click on any image.           VESPERTINE BEINGS: those who flourish after dusk When light shifts to darkness, personas emerge and…

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Mysticism Or Performance | The Modernization Of Traditional Practices | Witchcraft, Palmistry & Spiritual Healing

  Photographer Lucia Sekerková Bláhová is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Vrăjitoare’.  To see Lucia’s body of work, click on any image.           Vrăjitoare – witches, fortune tellers, healers… Many Romanian Roma women identify themselves with such descriptions.…

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Witnessing Dissolution Of Constructed Identities & Confronting Human Nature

  Photographer Mara Sanchez Renero is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘iluikak’.  To see Mara’s body of work, click on any image.           The Nahuatl word tlapializtli refers to the act of keeping or preserving something. This concept reminds us…

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Undocumented Immigrants’ Living Spaces

  Writer, Educator and  Photographer Mary Beth Meehan is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of  this documentary photography.  From the project ‘ Undocumented’.  To see Mary Beth’s body of work, click on any image.           Between 11- and 20-million undocumented immigrants live in the United…

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Betting On Trudeau | Haitian Immigrants Leaving America In Search Of Stable Lives

  Photographer Polly Tootal is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘WAITING’.  To see Polly’s body of work, click on any image.         Tens of thousands of Haitian people crossed into Canada from the United States  in the summer of…

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Yellowknife | A Familiar Landscape

  Visual Artist Dyanne Wilson is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘North of 60’.  To see Dyanne’s body of work, click on any image.           When my husband accepted a position with the Territorial Government, I was fortunate…

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Loneliness | Voyeurism | Surveillance

  Photographer Sherry Karver is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the Fine Art Portfolio ‘Surveillance Series’.  To see Sherry’s body of work, click on any image.         In this series I am using both downloaded photos from public Internet Webcams in…

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“There is no place like home. But if home no longer feels like home, we are lost.” | The South African Dream

  Documentary Photographer, Facilitator and Engaged Academic  Pieter de Vos is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of  this documentary photography.  From the book/project ‘HOMELANDS’.  To see Pieter’s body of work, click on any image.       LIFE ON THE EDGE OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN DREAM Homelands traces its…

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“…a story of life on the fringes and of what gets left behind.” | Rural Lithuania

  Photographer Matt Wilson is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project HINTERLAND’.  To see Matt’s body of work, click on any image.         Hinterland roams throughout rural Lithuania navigating a journey amidst once thriving communities, discovering villages that hold a way of…

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The Gulf Burqa

  Artist Al-Moutasim Al-Maskery  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these portraits.  From the ‘The Burqo’ series.  To see Al-Moutasim’s body of work, click on any image.         The Gulf Burqa is a light piece of fabric worn on the face. Traditionally the colour of…

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Breaking Down A Stereotype | Gay Gladiators Of Rugby

  Commercial Photographer  Paul Green is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this portrait/documentary photography.  From the series ’Gay Rugby’.  To see Paul’s body of work, click on any image.           These are gladiators of rugby, that also happen to be homosexual. This series captured…

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The Zapatista Rebels’ Village In The Mountains Of Chiapas, Mexico

  Geographer and Photographer Aurelien Buttin is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the ‘M.A.R.Z’ series.  To see Aurelien ’s body of work, click on any photograph.                       All images © Aurelien Buttin     See…

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Coober Pedy | Mining Town In The Australian Outback

  Photographer Abigail Varney is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘ROUGH & CUT’.  To see Abigail’s body of work, click on any image.               Rough & Cut offers a vivid perspective on the opal mining town…

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Hunter-Gatherers Facing Life Of Extreme Poverty After Relocation | The Batwa Pygmies From The Virunga Mountains

  Photographer Jan Janssen is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Proud for One Second’.  To see Jan’s body of work, click on any image.           The Batwa Pygmies, one of the oldest people of Africa. It can be…

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Art & Activism | “…what it’s like to be the other” | Assimilation, Social Changes & People Of Color

  Artist and Activist Cesar Conde is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the series ‘Of Human Survival’.  To see Cesar’s body of work, click on any photograph.         My work is a visual journal of my life experience here as an immigrant,…

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Schools’ Physical Space & Democratic Expectations | Brazil

  Reporter, Photographic and Visual Artist Guilherme Bergamini  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this  documentary photography.  From the multimedia project ‘Education for all’.  To see Guilherme’s body of work, click on any image.           Democratic societies presume  educated  citizens, that is to say, it presumes…

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The English Farmers’ Sacrifices To Survive & The City Dwellers Disconnect To Rural Reality

  Photographer Jennifer Forward-Hayter is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘England’s Dreaming’.  To see Jennifer’s body of work, click on any image.           Since moving to London, I have often heard much disbelief and judgement towards rural communities,…

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In The Event Of A Nuclear Attack | Hoxha’s Hiding Place

  Photographer and Professor Jeremiah Gilbert is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Tirana’s Communist Past’. To see Jeremiah ’s body of work, click on any image.         Underneath Tirana, capital city of Albania, there is a five-story bunker of…

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Preserving Tradition In Mea Shearim | The Lights Of Chanukah

  Photographer Efrat Sela is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Hanukkah’.  To see Efrat’s body of work, click on any image.       This documentary series pertains to Hanukkah, which is the holiday when we celebrate the inauguration of the altar. …

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