“If I see the stereotypical Speedo they’re either usually on someone who really knows what they’re doing in the water, and looks like it, or is over the age of 50 and really know what they’re doing in the pub.” That’s the not-bitchy style writer and photographer Karlmong Tang, talking to How Stuff Works for their alarmist [...]
USA Today reports: A new ad from a political action committee is focused on the possibility of Hillary Clinton making history as the first woman president of the United States. The ad — titled Man Smart (Woman Smarter) and featuringShow More Summary
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It was actually a pretty sweet mother/son moment.
La Crema just unveiled a unique new wine experience in the Russian River Valley.
A new report from the World Wildlife Fund presents some grim numbers: we’re set to lose two-thirds of the world’s wildlife population by 2020 unless something is done. The Guardian reports: The analysis, the most comprehensive to date, in… Read The post Two-Thirds of World’s Wildlife to Vanish by 2020, Says Dire New Report appeared first on Towleroad.
In a new ad clearly meant to address the ongoing and transphobic bathroom controversies springing up around the nation, Procter & Gamble’s new ad for Secret deodorant notes that it’s certainly a “stress test” for women who… Read The post ‘Secret’ Deodorant Ad Brilliantly Addresses the ‘Stress Test’ Trans Women Face in the Restroom: WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.
Who’d have guessed — the founder of Scruff is just like all of us, in that he had a rough time growing up and was mercilessly teased. It’s tempting to think “oh, I was such a unique outcast as a kid,” but the truth is that all people are outcasts, no more so when they are [...]
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LGBTQ Nation reports: Leave it to a deodorant company to get what so many elected officials in this country can’t quite wrap their heads around — that there is no “one way” to express gender. And while right wing politicians and talking...Show More Summary
ABC News reports: Republican congressman Jason Chaffetz, who hails from the newly-minted toss-up state of Utah, seemingly has had a change of heart: He now says he will indeed vote for Donald Trump. “I will not defend or endorse @realDonaldTrump, but I am voting for him. Show More Summary
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The Philadelphia Voice reports: The owner of America’s oldest brewery has come out in support of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, and the company’s faithful drinkers aren’t too happy about it. Eric Trump, the nominee’s son, stopped at D. Show More Summary
The Washington Post reports: Speaking to reporters after a campaign rally for a Republican U.S. Senate candidate here, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) said that there was “precedent” for a Supreme Court with fewer than nine justices — appearing to suggest that the blockade on nominee Merrick Garland could last past the election. Show More Summary
The BBC reports: US presidential candidate Donald Trump is speaking a little bit of Hindi in his latest campaign video as he attempts to woo Indian-American voters. He is appropriating Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s popular campaign slogan “Abki bar Modi sarkar” (“This time Modi government”). Show More Summary
Trimming the Christmas tree in a new home is a rite of passage for all kinds of families, including gay bilingual ones. And Hallmark addresses the latter in a new ad for its Keepsake Ornament line. “Mi casa es su casa,” says one man to th… Read The post Hallmark Just Brightened its Christmas Ad Campaign with an Adorable Gay Couple: WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.
Fashion retailer Spiegel has been mailing its catalog to women across America since 1905, but its latest catalog marks the first time they have used a transgender model on its cover: Arisce Wanzer from Slay Model Management. Slay specifically represe… Read The post Spiegel Catalog Features First Transgender Cover Model in its 111-Year History appeared first on Towleroad.