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Leigh Cuen

Tel Aviv
Covers:  diversity, solutions journalism, art, environment, social justice

Writer @La__Cuen

Leigh Cuen's Biography

International journalist and multimedia specialist, with a wide range of experience in media and publishing. Able to work on own initiative and with others as part of a team. Proven leadership skills include managing and collaborating with teams in both newspaper design and investigative reporting. Dedicated to maintaining high quality standards in writing, researching, media production and editing. My work has been published in Spanish, Italian, English, Hebrew and Arabic ...

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Craigslist Is Rife With Sex Ads In Run-Up To Super Bowl

vocativ.com — From sex parties for swingers to ads seeking a "personal cheerleader" willing to " take one for the team," personal ads on Craigslist in Phoenix have multiplied over the past week. We looked at several different kinds of sex ads-"men seeking women," "women seeking men" and ads that specifically mentioned the words "Super Bowl."

Student Wounded In Police Confrontation Reignites #BlackLivesMatter

vocativ.com — A 21-year-old woman in Virginia is now missing a chunk of her leg after Norfolk Police Department officers, responding to a street brawl that broke out at an off-campus party, released a police dog on her.

Eric Garner's Memorial Burned On MLK Day

vocativ.com — Late at night on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, an unknown arsonist allegedly destroyed the public Eric Garner memorial in Staten Island. Just hours earlier, Rev. Al Sharpton and the Garner family led a candlelit vigil with over 100 people in Tompkinsville, where Eric Garner's fatal encounter with police happened almost six months ago.

Gamergate Camgirl Imitates Feminist Role Model

vocativ.com — One of Gamergate's most prominent feminist heroines is being mimicked in a way you never saw coming. An adult entertainment performer who goes by the name Princess Kora, sometimes also Kinky Kora, has launched a pornographic cam show where she impersonates feminist video game critic Anita Sarkeesian.

A 'new poetry' emerges from Syria's civil war

aljazeera.com — Yet in all her years of work, she says she has never encountered works of poetry such as the ones emerging today from the depths of a Syria in the throes of an increasingly deadly civil war. "Today there is literature coming out of Syria that we could have never even dreamed of just a few years ago," Atrash says.

Afghan women write powerful poetry - even amid war

csmonitor.com — The Afghan Women's Writing Project collects oral stories from illiterate Afghan women and promotes political writing by women in digital, print, and radio forms. Despite constant dangers, Afghan women's poetry continues to flourish. One outlet for women's poetry is Mirman Baheer, Afghanistan 's largest literary society for women.

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