It is painful to remember that homophobia — in all its many ugly guises — is something many people experience on a daily basis. But, Manchester artist Paul Harfleet isn't just acknowledging that fact. Or resigning himself to it. He's fighting back — by planting a single pansy in the exact spot of every (recorded) act of homophobia he comes across.
He started this project in 2005 after experiencing three separate incidents on the same day. And so far, he has planted 10,000 pansies in cities all around the world. See the man in action in Austria in this Guerilla Gardening video. And feel just a little bit better about the world we live in. Bravo. (Jezebel)
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They say distance makes the heart grow fonder, but one dating service may be taking that a step too far. In order to bridge the gender gaps in cities like New York and San Francisco, The Dating Ring is offering to fly singles across the country to meet cute — and the public is paying for this privilege. Bring on the read