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#BlackTransLivesMatter: Creating Accountability in the HIV Community

The 2011 Injustice at Every Turn: A Look at Black Respondents in the National Transgender Discrimination Survey exposed the high levels of discrimination Black transgender people face everywhere from education or to the workforce. When it came to healthcare, reported experiences were equally dismal. Show More Summary

Flight of The Imperial March

Pianist D Wave mashed up two seemingly mismatched tunes, Rimsky-Korsakov’s Flight of the Bumblebee and John Williams’ Imperial March from Star Wars into a single cohesive track. There’s a hint of ragtime jazz in there for good measure too.

Remembering James Dean on His 85th Birthday

4 hours agoLGBT / Gay :

A look back at the youth icon and his widely discussed sexuality

A Message to My Daughters (and Son): The Importance of Having Children in Wedlock

As the father of three children (two daughters and a son), I often worry about their future. As a man with two daughters, I am particularly concerned about the type of men who they will eventually date, marry, and ultimately have children with. Show More Summary

The Monday Blogaround

This blogaround brought to you by chocolate.Recommended Reading:Stacey: [Content Note: Rape culture; sexual violence] When Your Friend Is on the Stand at the Ghomeshi TrialTiommi: National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness DayShane: [CN: White...Show More Summary

Time for the United States to Enact a Federal Anti-Cruelty Statute

A federal law is needed because the Animal Crush Video Prohibition Act of 2010, although valuable, is limited in scope. It bans the trade in video depictions of cruelty, but it does not prohibit the underlying conduct of the cruelty itself. Show More Summary

The Power of Pictures

Democracies confront their misdeeds, not conceal them. This was originally published by Time. Eric Garner’s choking death at the hands of New York City police officers might have gone largely unnoticed. His final pleas for air—“I can’t breathe. Show More Summary

Abortion Doc Defends Doing Abortions: “My Christianity Leads Me to a Place of Non-Judgment”

Every month, abortionist Willie Parker flies from his home in Chicago to abort unborn babies in Alabama, Mississippi and Georgia. On Saturday, Parker told a Massachusetts crowd why he makes the journey each month – because of “my Christianity.” A well-known abortionist who often seeks the public spotlight, Parker regularly has made claims that his […]

10 Things You Need to Know About True Love

Many want a relationship, but do they really know what that means? The post 10 Things You Need to Know About True Love appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Gay Man Confronts Marco Rubio: ‘Why Do You Want to Put Me Back in the Closet?’ – VIDEO

4 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

A gay diner owner in New Hampshire challenged Marco Rubio on Monday over his opposition to same-sex marriage. The man, 50-yeard-old Timothy Kierstead, took Rubio to task, asking him, “Why do you want to put me back in the closet?” Rubio...Show More Summary

Public Health Nursing and the Myths of Poverty

As a public health nurse I receive referrals for a myriad of reasons. I work with families at what is likely one of the lowest times of their life. They are nearly all living in poverty- that is pretty much universal. Before becoming a nurse, I was blind to the pervasiveness of poverty. Show More Summary

We’re telling outer space all about our biggest Earth mistakes

An Edinburgh nonprofit will beam our messages to the North Star later this year.

Richard P. Von Herzen, Explorer of Earth’s Undersea Furnaces, Dies at 85

Dr. Von Herzen, an oceanographer, uncovered thousands of miles of interconnected volcanoes where the planet’s oceanic plates pull apart and ooze molten rock, continually rearranging the Earth’s crust.

Meet the First Trans Man on the Cover of Men’s Health in Europe

Ben Melzer will make history as the first out trans man to be featured on the European edition of Men’s Health.

Pennsylvania Woman Sentenced to 5 to 10 Months Behind Bars for Gay Bashing

The only person to stand trial for the 2014 attack on a gay couple is sentenced to prison for up to ten months.

Bigfoot: The One That Got Away

Week Leading Up to Valentine’s Day Will Feature Bigfoot-Themed Programming and Digital Experiences, Culminating with an All-New Episode of MOUNTAIN MONSTERS: BIGFOOT EDITION on Saturday, February 13 at 10/9c

A Preacher’s Son Struggles With Being Gay In Compelling New Drama

4 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Since he emerged on the scene in 2011 with his beautiful coming of age drama, The Wise Kids, Chicago-based actor-filmmaker Stephen Cone has been one of the most acclaimed gay directors of the past few years (The Wise Kids won the Outfest Grand Jury awards for both Best Feature and Best Screenplay). Cone’s latest teen [...]

In New Hampshire, Rubio Tells Married Gay Man to Get the Legislature to Approve his Marriage

Today, HRC released the following statement after video emerged of Marco Rubio telling a married gay man who was sitting with his husband that he believed marriage should be between “one man and one woman.” After the voter tells Rubio...Show More Summary

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