India  

Pride and beauty: The makeup-wearing Buddhist monk and LGBTQ+ activist

Video Credit: euronews (in English) - Duration: 04:48s - Published
Pride and beauty: The makeup-wearing Buddhist monk and LGBTQ+ activist

Pride and beauty: The makeup-wearing Buddhist monk and LGBTQ+ activist

Kodo Nishimura is a Buddhist monk, celebrity makeup artist and LGBTQ+ advocate.

To mark the start of Pride month, we sat down with him to discuss his journey to self-acceptance.


You Might Like


💡 newsR Knowledge: Other News Mentions

Buddhism Buddhism Religion and philosophy based on Buddha's teachings


LGBT LGBT Initialism for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people

Meta's New AI Chatbot Spouts Uncomfortable Truths and Lies [Video]

Meta's New AI Chatbot Spouts Uncomfortable Truths and Lies

Meta's New AI Chatbot , Spouts Uncomfortable , Truths and Lies. On August 5, Meta's conversational artificial intelligence prototype, BlenderBot, launched on a demo website. On August 5, Meta's conversational artificial intelligence prototype, BlenderBot, launched on a demo website. 'The Guardian' reports that members of the public are invited to help test the AI and share feedback with Facebook's parent company, Meta. According to Meta, the bot is capable of conversing with users on nearly any topic. 'The Guardian' reports that the bot uses material it finds on the internet to offer users some interesting responses. According to BuzzFeed, when asked about Mark Zuckerberg, the AI replied, "he is a good businessman, but his business practices are not always ethical.". According to BuzzFeed, when asked about Mark Zuckerberg, the AI replied, "he is a good businessman, but his business practices are not always ethical.". It is funny that he has all this money and still wears the same clothes!, BlenderBot, via BuzzFeed. Previous chatbots have tended to spout racist conspiracy theories, often forcing the company to apologize for , "inappropriate and reprehensible words and images.". Previous chatbots have tended to spout racist conspiracy theories, often forcing the company to apologize for , "inappropriate and reprehensible words and images.". In South Korea, a chatbot designed to mimic a 20-year-old college student was suspended after repeating racial slurs and anti-LGBTQ+ remarks. In South Korea, a chatbot designed to mimic a 20-year-old college student was suspended after repeating racial slurs and anti-LGBTQ+ remarks. 'The Guardian' points out that users who log on to BlenderBot's test page need to acknowledge that the AI is , “likely to make untrue or offensive statements.”. According to Meta, the AI has, “a high propensity to generate toxic language and reinforce harmful stereotypes, even when provided with a relatively innocuous prompt.”

Credit: Wibbitz Top Stories    Duration: 01:30Published

'Big Brother' Star's Fiance Upset at CBS's LGBTQ Miss

CBS and "Big Brother" missed a chance to highlight an LGBTQ couple by deciding NOT to air castmate Michael reading a letter from his fiancé, Hayden Middleton...
TMZ.com

Uniform adoption law should cover all religions, LGBTQ community, suggests Parliamentary panel

The Parliamentary panel has made a suggestion that the uniform adoption law in India should be applicable for all religions and the LGBTQ community.
DNA

Allow LGBTQ community members to adopt child: Parl panel

A parliamentary panel in its report tabled on Monday has recommended allowing LGBTQ community members to adopt a child, apart from asserting the need for a..
IndiaTimes

Allow LGBTQ to adopt kids, Parliament panel suggests

A parliamentary panel in its report tabled on Monday has recommended allowing LGBTQ community members to adopt a child, apart from asserting the need for a..
IndiaTimes

Kodo Nishimura


LGBT pride LGBT pride Positive stance toward LGBTQ+ people

Traditional high heels race for Madrid's LGBTQ Pride [Video]

Traditional high heels race for Madrid's LGBTQ Pride

Madrid's LGTBQ Pride would not be the same without its traditional Heel Race, a sporting-festive event which this year celebrates its twenty-third edition in Pelayo Street and which involves finishing the course on platforms up to 15 centimetres high.

Credit: euronews (in English)    Duration: 01:00Published