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Clippers drop exhibition game, 93-73, to Toronto Raptors

The Clippers’ first foreign foray of the preseason was not a successful one. Blake Griffin and Chris Paul struggled to shoot and the Clippers’ bench continued to exhibit a slapdash feel during a 93-73 exhibition loss to the Toronto Raptors on Sunday before a sellout crowd at Rogers Arena. Griffin...

Rhiannon Giddens--'Black Is the Color' [Official Music Video]

'The Carolina Chocolate Drops singer and multi-instrumentalist Rhiannon Giddens transforms an old folk song into something intriguing, infectious and downright sexy.'

WATCH: Saturday Night Live Has 'Fair Point' for Hillary Clinton on Equality

When Hillary Rodham Clinton made a guest appearance on Saturday Night Live alongside the show's only out cast member, the writers had a "fair point" to make. Clinton poked fun at her own slow decision making on the Keystone Pipeline proposal, which she opposes, and also mocked her slowness in backing marriage equality. Show More Summary

Digital Diaspora Family Reunion 2015 [Trailer]

'Digital Diaspora Family Reunion views our family albums as documents of a PEOPLE'S history. Digital Diaspora developed as a companion project to the award-winning documentary film, THROUGH A LENS DARKLY, and continues its mission to use the family album to break down barriers and create dialogues between generations and across cultures.' +DDFRTV

From Heroin to Heroine: How One Good Man Made All the Difference

She believed she was worthless, and he said, "You don’t have to believe in you. You just need to believe that I do." And she did. The post From Heroin to Heroine: How One Good Man Made All the Difference appeared first on The Good Men Project.

How to Make Time for Your Creative Work

3 tips to help you focus on what matters most. The post How to Make Time for Your Creative Work appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Nameless Paints: Cleverly Coded Tubes Show Color Composition

Instead of names or swatches, this series of minimalist paints comes in tubes that show off constituent colors that double as lessons about how complex hues...

Into the Pit: Eerie Stories of Sex, Sasquatch, and Abduction

An often stated, though fundamentally misinformed viewpoint, entails that the mythical hairy giants of the Pacific Northwest known as Bigfoot had been birthed from a crude hoax that occurred in the late 1950s. More specifically, on August 27th 1958, one Gerald Crew of Salyer in Humboldt County, was heading...

Play it forward: The week ahead in college football

Five things to watch this week in college football: 1. Remember when Oklahoma-Texas was a game you circled on the calendar? Not this year. Oklahoma enters the annual State Fair game as the dominant team while Texas, under second-year Coach Charlie Strong, is only circling wagons. 2. Georgia Tech...

Pope’s Former Gay Pupil Speaks Out More About Their Meeting

11 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Yayo Grassi, the Pope’s gay former pupil who brought his partner to meet the pontiff in Washington D.C., is speaking out more about his experience, saying the religious leader treated him like an old friend. RELATED: Pope Francis Met Privately… The post Pope’s Former Gay Pupil Speaks Out More About Their Meeting appeared first on Towleroad.

Big Think: 6 Things You Need To Get Right About Depression

"+Big Think and the Mental Health Channel are proud to launch Big Thinkers on Mental Health, a new series dedicated to open discussion of anxiety, depression, and the many other psychological disorders that affect millions worldwide...

When Bill Withers Speaks

'"I wasn't socialized as a musician. It wasn't the only way I knew how to live," says the celebrated songwriter. Bill Withers came to music late and left early, but his brief career is still making waves.'--NPR

[Tralier] Back To Natural: A Documentary Film (dir. Gillian Scott-Ward)

Back to Natural is a thoughtful and inspiring look at Natural hair in the Black community; Not a fad, but a birthright. Back To Natural: A Documentary Film from gillian scott-ward on Vimeo.

Complex Magazine Drowns Justin Bieber, Locks Him In Chains

11 hours agoLGBT / Gay : NewNowNext

Justin Bieber does his best Houdini impression this month in Complex magazine, where the pop singer appears shackled underwater. Photographer David Black shot the cover and interior images, a likely metaphor for Bieber’s current status as a pop star chained by the expectations of his young fans and drowning in the waters of media scrutiny.... Read more »

5 Things You Should STOP Doing to Save Your Marriage

Marriage can be extremely challenging for guys, but you get out of it exactly what you put in. The post 5 Things You Should STOP Doing to Save Your Marriage appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Is This What My Parents Warned Me About?

I’m 18 now. Less than a month left before I graduate high school. Time to get to know the “real world.” The post Is This What My Parents Warned Me About? appeared first on The Good Men Project.

#CaravanForJustice Kicks Off in Oakland

"We are the only people who can speak for the dead. Their voices are heard through us." -- Stephanie Lightfoot-Bennett, #UKJusticeTeam Yesterday, families of victims of police violence from the UK and from the US joined together in Oakland to launch the #CaravanForJustice. Show More Summary

Gay Escort Imprisoned After Extorting Businessman, Revealing Sordid Video To His Wife Via Text

12 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

A gay escort has been sentenced to two and a half years in prison for blackmailing a UK businessman, and sending sordid video to the man’s wife of their drug-fueled sex sessions.  The victim solicited John Walker, 29, through an escort...Show More Summary

Americans Celebrate National Taco Day; I Suffer Immensely

There is nothing more depressing for this blogger than National Taco Day. So I’m just going to leave this here and brace myself for 2016.

Did Hillary Clinton Quash the LGBT Backlash Over Harsh Email?

Hillary Clinton's speech on Saturday was a welcomed laundry list of promises to LGBT voters who she's wooing for her presidential campaign, but it also might have reassured them about any lingering doubt that she's truly their ally. The...Show More Summary

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