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Tennessee Medical Doctor Reveals Why He Supports Amendment 1

Dr. Brent Boles, an OB-GYN who volunteers as a spokesman for the Yes on Amendment 1 effort in Tennessee, wants to keep the issue of life at the forefront as citizens go to the polls on November 4.  The pro-life amendment to the state constitution, called a “modest” proposal by some observers, would allow the […]

Who the F Is … Celebrity Journalist Nancy Spain?

6 hours agoLGBT / Lesbian :

Another in our series of women you may not know but should: Nancy Spain, a lesbian British journalist famed in the 1950s and '60s, whose too-early death was mourned by no less than Noël Coward, and whose name attached itself to a popular song. read more

Quote of the Day

"I wish the whole world could see how beautiful it is for these two people who are committed to each other to be recognized legally....Whatever anyone else choses to accept or believe, I know in my heart we have as much love as any other...Show More Summary

KANSAS: Marriage Hearing Begins

6 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

The marriage equality hearing in Kansas has begun and NPR reporter Peggy Lowe is live-tweeting from inside the courtroom.

Is this House Republican about to lose to a climate hawk?

Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., lurched to the right to fend off primary challengers. Now, he may pay the price.

Pro-Life Candidates Poised to Take Over Senate From Pro-Abortion Harry Reid

Harry Reid’s days as the pro-abortion leader of the U.S. Senate appeared to be numbered as the latest projections ahead of the final weekend before the midterm elections make it appear pro-life candidates will pick up enough seats to take over the Senate. Reid has done pro-abortion President Barack Obama’s bidding and ensured that abortion-funding […]

The Conundrum of the Midterms

For years now, we've been trying to convince young people to take voting seriously. We've used all kinds of methods, but the most effective has been showing up where they like to hang out and talking to them face-to face about participation in democracy. Show More Summary

How Reluctant Dads Became Fathers to a Hero, and Major Foster Care Advocates

He didn’t really think he could even convince his partner they should be dads. Now he works tirelessly to make more good men fathers to kids who need them. Here’s how it happened. The post How Reluctant Dads Became Fathers to a Hero, and Major Foster Care Advocates appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Oil and Gas Industry's "Endless War" on Fracking Critics Revealed by Rick Berman

Leave it to Washington's top attack-dog lobbyist Richard Berman to verify what many always suspected: that the oil and gas industry uses dirty tricks to undermine science, vilify its critics and discredit journalists who cast doubt on...Show More Summary

Using Data to Reduce the Health Divide Between Women and Men

When I gave birth to my daughter years ago, I realized that without making a single conscious decision, her trajectory in life would be significantly influenced by the fact that she was a girl. Luckily, I believe that she has the opportunity...Show More Summary

Watch: Arca’s Luminescent Video for “Now You Know”

It might sound a little boring when someone describes a music video as “luminescent” — because such a descriptor usually… Read More

Towleroad Guide to the Tube #1639

6 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

WISCONSIN FAMILY ACTION: Gay marriage will lead to adult-child marriages. RACHEL MADDOW: Shops for some green goodies. DANIEL RADCLIFFE: Reveals why he's never been trick-or-treating. EBOLA: Three things we can do to stop its spread. For more recent Guides to...

The Speakeasy Reacts to “Dear White People”

6 hours agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

"Dear White People is not a how-to guide on ways to avoid performing acts of microaggressions, or why it's bad to appropriate black people's culture. Instead, it's an examination of the importance of support systems, the difficulty of being an outsider, and how one uses identity as a tool of protection."

Alicia Keys Sings “New York” At Black Ball Gala With Swizz, Nas, Diddy, And Kanye Present [Video]

Last night (October 30) in New York City, Alicia Keys hosted the 11th annual Keep A Child Alive (KCA) Black Ball in a star-studded event that help to raise funds for children and families with HIV/AIDS in Africa and India.

Who should control the Senate is pretty clear: make sure to get out and vote pro-choice!

On November 4, control of the Senate will be in your hands. The elections are going to come down to the wire, so your vote will matter big ime. And the differences between these candidates couldn't be more stark. In each race, one candidate...Show More Summary

WATCH: NOM Targets Ark. Dem. Who Opposes Marriage Equality

Being of two Senate Democrats who don't support marriage equality isn't antigay enough for the National Organization for Marriage's campaign in Arkansas. read more

Florida Crazies: Boynton Beach “Officer Of The Month” Accused Of Raping Woman On The Hood Of His Patrol Car

Too much servin’, not nearly enough protectin’ Officer Of The Month Allegedly Rapes Woman On Patrol Car While On Duty Via NYDailyNews A Florida Cop of the Month allegedly raped a woman on the hood of his patrol car while

What’s Your Business Waste Worth? Find Out on a Commercial Materials Exchange

The commercial materials exchange takes business waste from one place, and offers it for sale or use to organizations or other businesses that need it The post What’s Your Business Waste Worth? Find Out on a Commercial Materials Exchange appeared first on Sustainablog.

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