By Guest Contributor Aliyya Swaby In late September, I moved from New York City to Panama City to start a freelance journalism project. For two college summers, I had traveled in Latin American countries and did not see many people who looked like me. In Ecuador, a friend told me I seemed more “French” than “Ecuadorean” black, because I wasn’t …
It’s a common problem. You leave the house to find stuff destroyed by your pet. To figure out how ornaments get knocked off his Christmas tree, Griffin Hammond recorded time-lapse video of his cat Andy. He’s not as blatant as this c...
Left of Black S4:E13: The New Negro Renaissance Beyond Harlem & Shifting the Lens on Race Left of Black host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal is joined via Skype by historians Davarian Baldwin (Trinity College) and Minkah...Show More Summary
This year, 'ex-gay' therapy took a major hit, Russia became a scary place for LGBT people, and tons of people fantasized about what they'd be like in prison. read more
Miguel Ruiz Jr. reveals how facing our mortality can open us to living life fearlessly and fully.
This year was a banner year for abortion-related discipline. Several abortionists came to the attention of regulators due to complaints and publicity from Operation Rescue, which took their complaints to medical boards, health departments, and even to the Federal Election Commission and into court to shut down shoddy or illegal abortion businesses. “We are especially […]
Bryan Fischer is schoolgirl-giddy over the Duck Dynasty star's shocking anti-gay comments: This would be the same Bryan Fischer who has, on multiple occasions, called for gay people to be criminalized, rounded up, and treated like drug addicts (to name...
Actor Paul Rudd stopped by the Late Show to promote Anchorman 2 and shared his own newsworthy story of witnessing a drag queen fight while on set in Atlanta. Caught up in the rush to get a better view of...
Megyn Kelly and Bill O’Reilly and Rush Limbaugh aren’t the only people obsessively invested in Santa’s alleged whiteness. Just last week, a white teacher chastised his Black student for making the mistake of dressing up as Santa. Ninth-grader Christopher Rougier of Rio Rancho, N.M did what all of Cleveland High School students did last week: dressed up [...]
I’d just moved in to the East Village when Hurricane Sandy hit. The blackout seemed to dissect the center of the universe in two. My roommate and I went from being new residents of the East Village to new residents of the area South of Power, otherwise known as SoPo, before our boxes were even unpacked. Show More Summary
When Tom Daley came out a few weeks ago, he joined a long line of speedo-clad aquasexuals: from gold-medal-snatching Olympians Greg Louganis, Bruce Hayes and Matthew Mitcham to swimmer turned designer, activist and professional man-candy Jack Mackenroth. We decided to snap on our swim caps — Esther Williams-style — and dive into the openly gay […]
BabyCenter releases its annual list of leading girls' and boys' names, with Jackson and Sophia leading the pack. Contributor: Alex J Davidson read more
What the hell??? Doctors Perform C-Section On Woman And Discover That She’s Not Pregnant A group of doctors in Brazil got the shock of their lives recently after they performed a c-section on a woman who led them to believe
by Alex Balk It seems hard to believe that it was only just a little over a year ago when Mitt Romney was still something was had to worry about but then again the way things work these days it is hard to believe that anything was ever whatever fixed distance it now stands in reference to the present when you think about it for more than a moment. Show More Summary
Loyalty Royalty Ends Dec. 21! The last pre-contest-end standings have been posted. Now those who have been lying in the weeds, playing possum, being sneaky, or just plain taking the strategic approach are rolling out their final purchases to be applied to gain a higher position in the final rebate standings. Show More Summary
I mentioned this new Netflix documentary about Mitt Romney's road to losing In the News, but, for anyone who didn't click through or can't view video or whatever, and all of us who can't get enough Mitt Romney, here is the trailer, with description: String music. Show More Summary
Agency TBWA installed billboards where people can sign to help fight change.
The 28 activists and two journalists who were arrested at an offshore oil platform in the Arctic have been freed by an act of parliament, as have the two jailed members of the band Pussy Riot.
Man who became famous for the time he spends with birds thinks being gay is on par with screwing animals: Not only does "Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson fail to understand what it's like to be gay, but he also...