Discover a new way to find and share stories you'll love… Learn about Reading Desk

All Blogs / Society & Culture / New


Pat Robertson Channels Your Bigoted Uncle With His Heart-Freezing Thanksgiving Message

8 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

The holiday season is upon us, and families everywhere will gather around the table tomorrow and give thanks for one another. But maybe there’s someone in your family who you’d really rather just not hear speak. In Pat Robertson’s clan, that’d have to be Pat Robertson. His show The 700 Club did a story about the […]

Tens of Thousands of Pro-Lifers Rally in Spain to Protest Abortion

Last Saturday, tens of thousands of people participated in a demonstration in Madrid protesting their government’s decision to end efforts to ban abortion except for cases of rape and incest. The theme of the pro-life march was “Every Life Matters,” and 500 buses brought people from all over the country to peacefully stand for life. […]

Quote of the Day: Evan Rachel Wood Raves Adorably Over Pal Ellen Page

9 hours agoLGBT / Lesbian : SheWired.com

How much longer do we have to wait for Into the Forest? Contributor: Rebekah Allen read more

Polo Ralph Lauren Taking Us Home For The Holidays

9 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Out.com

Timelessness meets cutting-edge just in time for winter read more

Canada Joins Twitter

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

I wonder how much they paid the person who's been sitting that handle all this time. Twitter officially bans the sale of its handles, but some are known to have gone for upwards of six figures.

From Bad To Worse: Woman Who Accused Bill Cosby Of Rape Now Also Says He’s The Father Of Her Daughter

The allegations against famed comedian Bill Cosby continue to get uglier by the day and now one of Bill Cosby’s accusers has come forward to claim that he is also the father of her daughter. via Gawker Shawn Brown is

Kendrick Lamar & Nigel Sylvester Talk Careers, Broken Bones, & More [Video]

What better place to reflect on success than in Puerto Rico? On the island of San Juan, amid the first-ever Bacardi Triangle, Noisey connected with rapper Kendrick Lamar and pro BMX rider Nigel Sylvester for the latest installment of Back

Police Ain’t Isht: Newly Released Video Shows That Police Fatally Shot 12-Year-Old Tamir Rice Within Seconds Of Jumping Out Of Moving Patrol Car

The officer jumped out a moving car?! That poor boy didn’t stand a chance… Tamir Rice Shooting Video A newly released video is showing the final moments of Tamir Rice’s life. In it, we see the 12-year-old sitting at a

How My Daughter Taught Me About Enlightenment

David Shectman allows us to see a small, beautiful moment between him and his daughter, and shows us what gratitude is all about. The post How My Daughter Taught Me About Enlightenment appeared first on The Good Men Project.

DJ Mustard, DJ Khaled & Funk Flex Among Honorees At Global Spin Awards [Photos]

Global Spin Awards continues to honor and recognize the world’s most talented DJs of today and their contribution to music, culture and entertainment…Continue

Lessons of the Uber Privacy Scandal

Taxi-on-demand service Uber ran into hot water last week over reports that company executives have played fast and loose with some of the location data that the service records about its customers. A couple of thoughts about the scandal: First,...Show More Summary

Mind the Gap: Healthcare Costs Are Unaffordable for People With Intellectual Disabilities

Health disparities, the gaps in health care that the US Centers for Disease Control define as "avoidable, unfair differences in health status seen within and between populations," have been getting some well-deserved attention recently. One of the most disturbing health disparities gets so little attention that it constitutes a hidden health crisis. Show More Summary

Lessons Learned From 9 Months Voluntarily Locked-Up

In approximately nine months, a child can be born, a college year can be completed, beliefs can be altered, and lives can be changed. For me, it was a life-altering experience that happened during an unexpected journey toward new discoveries,...Show More Summary

Giving Back, Giving Wisely on Giving Tuesday

I grew up in South Philadelphia in the 60's and 70's. My neighborhood was low-income and marred with symptoms of urban blight: boarded-up businesses, buildings in disrepair, a lack of city services. I lived among several warring gangs that threatened bodily harm to any outsider. Show More Summary

Power Hungry

Photographer Henry Hargreaves and food stylist Caitlin Levin made Power Hungry, a series of culinary photographs that compares the average meal of the rich and the poor in different countries and periods. More on BuzzFeed.

Protecting and Serving Our Future: A Human Rights Movement

"They don't respect my existence" was the feedback received from a mentee during a Bronx male Mentoring USA program session designed to process the pending Ferguson verdict and community policing in NYC. Within the context of site-based...Show More Summary

Mike Huckabee: Gay Marriage Threatens 'The Foundation Of Our Society And Culture' - VIDEO

9 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Former Arkansas Governor and likely 2016 Republican Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee has been on a tour of Europe entitled “Reagan, Thatcher, and Pope John Paul II Tour: God Raising Extraordinary Leaders for Extraordinary Times.” As hate-monger Matt Barber notes, Huckabee...

Tomboys & Turkey: 3 Looks for Your Thanksgiving Dinner

9 hours agoLGBT / Lesbian : SheWired.com

Three looks for your holiday meal. Contributor: Lianna Carrera read more

Copyright © 2011 Regator, LLC