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June 15, 2023

Support Creativity When You Become a Member of My Modern Met

My Modern Met was founded in 2008 with the idea of being one big city that celebrates creativity. During that time, we’ve proudly championed artists, photographers, designers, and makers—from emerging creatives to those well established in their careers. Our platform is a place for creatives' work to shine and where people across the globe can appreciate their voices and visions.

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May 22, 2023

Powerful Portraits Honor the Stories of People With Physical Differences

Photography can be an empowering tool used to tell stories of those whose voices might struggle to be heard. An image can communicate a lot without words, as is the case with Sujata Setia’s project called Changing the Conversation. The series features people with physical differences as a way to honor their resilience in the face of obstacles. The intimate portraits were inspired by a simple question from Setia’s child.

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March 14, 2023

New Iranian Law Forces Female Pharmacists to Wear Black Hijab, So Male Coworkers Mock It by Wearing Them Too

Iranian women have been openly protesting the mandatory use of a hijab since 2022. Protests broke out after 22-year-old Mahsa Amini was arrested by the Iranian morality police for not wearing her hijab properly and she died in their custody. While the demonstrations have put the issue on a global stage, the Iranian government has tried to push back.

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February 14, 2023

Teacher Shares the Sad Truth Behind Why He Has a “Bathroom Bucket” in the Classroom

High school teacher Larry Lexicon is no stranger to social media. The English teacher, who works at a charter school in California, often posts funny classroom videos on YouTube, Instagram, and TikTok. But one satirical video got a pretty strong response, which prompted Lexicon to break from the ordinarily goofy nature of his videos and share a serious message.

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