Hanoi-based photographer Maika candidly portrays homosexual love in an effort to encourage tolerance in Vietnam. The photo series has even been an opportunity for some gay couples to come out to their families.
On this week’s edition of Pulse with host Jessie Wingard, we meet Patrice Bart-Williams, a popular German-Sierra Leonean musician, and now up-and-coming film-maker, who seems destined for big ‘cinematic’ achievements. A young activist in Canada is paving the way for transgender rights. Plus, we hear about a woman redefining beauty for millions across the world.
Growing up in a Mumbai slum, Ashok saw how hard it was for many young people to break out of poverty. Now the 24-year-old has launched a soccer program for disadvantaged kids with a focus on education and life skills.
"Flik" Finlayson gave up her goal of becoming a fashion designer to do conservation work on a remote island in Borneo. There she replants coral reefs, and says she sees the impact of her work every day.
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