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CALIFORNIA: Former NOM Staffer Files For State To Secede From United States

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JMG reader Ben points out yet another crackpot 2016 ballot measure for California. This one calls for the state to become an independent nation. Sovereign California is challenging the bankrupt and dysfunctional American political system with a new hope for California. Show More Summary

Four Feminist-Friendly Video Games to Seek Out

A still from Life is Strange, a new game about a girl who can stop time. The game designers faced pressure to make the main character male. While the past year has revealed rampant harassment and sexism in gamer culture, many video game fans I know are fired up to seek out and support feminist-friendly games. Show More Summary

Japan makes a start on sharing lessons from nuclear crisis

SENDAI, Japan (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When professional boxer and model Tomomi Takano heard that children in Japan's Fukushima prefecture were becoming unfit and overweight as the 2011 nuclear crisis there limited the time they could play outside, she decided to use her skills to help.

Rainworks: Water-Activated Street Art & Games in Rainy Seattle

Rainworks are pieces of street art that only appear when wet, featuring messages, images and interactive games that work great for a city infamous for its...

Latina Bloggers Now Come with a Dose of Tabasco Sauce

OK, shame on me, but given the fact they will never invite me again, my very busy schedule, this year I was not able to attend Hispanicize, that smoochfest between Mommy Bloggers and their Corporate Sugar Daddys I once had the fortune to … Continue reading ?

Federal Judge Blocks Legally Married Same-Sex Couples From Accessing FMLA Benefits in Texas

U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor today ruled against a policy change allowing legally married same-sex couples in non-marriage equality states to exercise their rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act

He and I Were Lovers But I Didn’t Know It

Philosopher Jerry L. Martin discovers not all love relationships are sexual. The post He and I Were Lovers But I Didn’t Know It appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Earth Hour: Join Basketball Legend Bill Walton & NRG Home Solar To Fight Climate Change

As a website dedicated, in part, to sharing news and views on climate change and other environmental issues, when it comes to recommending ways to make positive changes in our personal lives it is difficult to pick a one-size-fits-all solution. Show More Summary

Climate change is spreading diseases you haven’t even heard of yet

Ebola and West Nile are just the beginning -- climate change will bring brand new diseases to every species.

The Slow March of Equal Pay

After a research estimated that women in the US won’t get paid the same rates as men until at least 2058, The Daily Show‘s Kristen Schaal hilariously points out breakthroughs that could happen before then, such as humans landing on Mars.

India turns to 'satellite god' for crop mapping

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Sher Singh, a farmer from India's desert state of Rajasthan, prays to Varuna, the Hindu god of water, for a bountiful harvest. Now, he is also looking to the heavens for satellite imaging to boost his crop.

Artist Gorgeously Morphs Plants and Animals Into Dreamlike Sculptures

Artist Ellen Jewett has taken her years of studying art and science to create some remarkable sculptures that merge plantlife and animals into fluid creations. From technique to materials, all completely non-toxic, she uses every aspect...Show More Summary

The Men of “Girls”

Tillie Adelson describes how the most recent season of "Girls" actually has a lot to say to men. The post The Men of “Girls” appeared first on The Good Men Project.

This is Fun: AskMen Honors 99 Awesome Women – Are Your Favorites on the List?

Instead of their standard 99 Most Desirable Women, AskMen collected a list of 99 awesome women. The post This is Fun: AskMen Honors 99 Awesome Women – Are Your Favorites on the List? appeared first on The Good Men Project.

How to Contact a Busy Person

Let’s get straight to the point, shall we? Busy people can be incredibly difficult to connect with. You know the drill. You send an email, then you wait. And wait. And wait some more. You get no reply, so you try again. More of the same. Eventually, you give up. If this sounds familiar, well, […]

Longtime Ally Quits Indiana Tourism in Protest

'I can't invite people to visit us when some of them are less welcome than others. As long as the state government thinks discrimination should be legal, I can't work for the state government.' read more

Fab Fours Legend Concept

Jay Leno’s Garage takes a look at Fab Fours’ eye-popping showcar. It’s a Jeep Wrangler that’s been chopped by 4?, has huge fenders and 50? tractor tires on 24? wheels. You can check out its uglier but more practical version here.

Federal judge blocks new rule that would help same-sex couples receive Family and Medical Leave Act benefits

Preliminary injunction granted against enforcing the ban. The post Federal judge blocks new rule that would help same-sex couples receive Family and Medical Leave Act benefits appeared first on Equality On Trial.

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