From Euphoria to Moxie, a new generation of films and shows are tackling thorny issues while bringing diversity and political awareness to the halls of high school. Unshackled from box office expectations and conventional wisdom, streaming services, with their near-bottomless wells of cash, have made a virtual cottage industry of the once-flatlined teen movie. But its base unit remains the comedy set in a suburban high school. These films were popular, enjoyable, and remain, for many, beloved; they also focused overwhelmingly on straight, white characters, and are laced with casual homophobia or sexism.
Prom Pictures of Ukrainian Teens on the Verge of an Uncertain Adulthood
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One of the strongest states in Europe a millennium ago, Ukraine has had a devastating century, including two forced famines, first under Lenin, in and , and then under Stalin, a decade later. In , Russia annexed Crimea and fomented war in eastern Ukraine, leading to nearly fifty per cent inflation the following year and to more than ten thousand civilian casualties and the internal displacement of some one and a half million people. In their long conflict with Russia, Ukrainians have not been submissive: they burned their own fields and livestock to resist Soviet rule; raised two revolutions, in the pursuit of democracy, after the collapse of the U. The Israeli photographer Michal Chelbin has made images of Ukrainian teen-agers at two different locations during two distinct periods: first, in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine, in , and then in and around Kyiv, in Each time, her subjects were on the precipice of adulthood, attending their high-school graduation, an event that includes a prom. Unlike teens in the U. The young women wear ball gowns or more casual short skirts.
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By Sam Mcevoy For Mailonline. Thousands of British teenagers are selling their own naked pictures and videos online — making ridiculous sums of money each month in the process, an investigation has found. The use of social media websites like Twitter and Snapchat are also being used to help boost and promote profiles in a bid to earn more cash while making the most successful on the site millionaires in no time. One user named Lauren, from Northamptonshire, spoke to the BBC to reveal how she went on to become one of the British-based website's top earners in the world in a short period of time. British girls are making thousands of pounds selling explicit photos of themselves online, using social media websites like Twitter and Snapchat to boost their earnings.
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