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Olivia Newton-John, Leslie Jordan And All The Gay Drama You Loved Return In Cult Hit “Sordid Lives”

6 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

It’s the little gay movie that could — and did. When Del Shores decided to turn his stage play Sordid Lives, about a gay West Hollywood actor forced to deal with his crazy, dysfunctional family when he goes home to Texas for his grandmother’s funeral, the writer-director called on celeb pals such as superstar Olivia Newton-John (as […]

Feministing Readz: Dorothea Lasky’s Rome

These days, it seems like wound talk is everywhere. Throughout the blogosphere, feminist writers have explosively reopened public discussions of how to articulate and theorize their pain. In April, Leslie Jamison sketched an expansive...Show More Summary

News: Justin Bieber, St. Louis, Chris Pratt, Arkansas, Edmund White

6 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

There is a new Janet Jackson album in the works. Gay former United Methodist minister takes helm of Human Rights Campaign in Mississippi. Justin Bieber taunts Orlando Bloom on Instagram. New petition calls for 'National Orlando Bloom Day'. Police investigate...

The Irony of ISIS

What would the Goddess Isis call on us to do as ISIS -- the militant terrorist group -- threatens to bulldoze our global cultural heritage? Goddess. Enchantress. Instructress. Protectress. Considered the divine Mother Goddess of Ancient Egypt, Isis was the throne upon which all pharaohs sat and received their powers. Show More Summary

Your Weekly TV News Roundup: David Simon Returns to HBO, ‘The League’ Gets a Premiere Date

The television world moves so fast that by the time you learn of a show’s premiere, it could already be canceled. It’s hard to keep track of the constant stream of television news, so Flavorwire is here to provide a weekly roundup of the most exciting — and baffling — casting and development updates. Show More Summary

GOP Senators Want to Give Religious Adoption Agencies 'License to Discriminate'

Two Republican senators have introduced legislation that would ensure religiously affiliated adoption agencies don't lose state or federal funding, even if they refuse to place kids with LGBT prospective parents. read more

Using Airbnb is greener than staying in hotels

Score one for the sharing economy? According to a new study, travelers who choose Airbnb tend to eat up less energy than hotel guests.

‘We Are All Gaza’ – Palestinian Anger in the West Bank

The pain, suffering and loss due to decades of Israeli military occupation are shared by Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza alike.

5 Ways To Talk To Your Kids About Death

Big Bird has some surprising sage advice for talking to kids about death. The post 5 Ways To Talk To Your Kids About Death appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Theodore Wafer’s Defense Team Calls Medical Examiner in Murder Trial

The controversial trial of Theodore Wafer, the Dearborn Heights man charged with manslaughter and second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of unarmed black teen, Renisha McBride continued in Michigan on Wednesday, with the defense taking the forefront of the trial on day five as the prosecution rested its case, the Detroit Free Press reports.

Children As a Priority

Of all the images etched in my mind following the downing of a Malaysian Airlines plane over the Ukraine, none were as vivid and heartrending as those depicting the playthings that littered the wreckage site. It's difficult not to imagine...Show More Summary

Daily 2 Cents: Paranormal Activity? -- Crypto College -- Haunted House Owner Doesn't Fear the Dead

Paranormal Activity? NOTE: Interesting video - take a look. Too much activity? Seem suspicious? LMK...LonA Sefton paranormal group claims to have found evidence of spiritual activity in a Chester property.The group, called Sefton Paranormal...Show More Summary

Geared Up For Robotics

In 2010, my robotics team was competing in the World Competition for the FIRST LEGO League. As we waited for the Egyptian team to take the stage during the awards ceremony, a woman asked us to raise our hands in the air and do a motion similar to jazz hands, instead of clapping. Show More Summary

No, National Parks Don’t Cause Problems For Border Control

Despite a recent claims by lawmakers, as well as a house bill addressing the issue, border protection likely isn't compromised by public lands along the border. The post No, National Parks Don’t Cause Problems For Border Control appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Robin Roberts Stalker Arrested After Threatening to 'Punch Her in the Face'

7 hours agoLGBT / Lesbian :

The stalker has allegedly said, "When I see her, I'm going to punch her in the face." read more

Light Is Right?? 15 Black Celebrities Accused Of Bleaching Their Dark Skin For Beauty

Love the skin you’re in or just make it lighter… Black Celebrities Who Have Been Accused Of Bleaching Their Skin Some people can argue that Black celebrities are have been pressured to bleach their beautiful Black skin because they

Found Footage: Cybersex on VHS

The fine folks over at the Found Footage Festival have unearthed a gem of vid here – a completely unsexy, step by step how-to that explains the secrets to cybersex – from 1997. Who here among us needs Snapchat now? (Thanks Nick!)

Fitness, dating and news apps rise in UK summer heat

by Aatif Sulleyman App Annie analytics firm says fitness, dating and news apps see uptick in UK during summer months. Read more about Fitness, dating and news apps rise in UK summer heat

Alternate Names for the Neighborhood Unfortunately Referred to As "Quooklyn" by the New York Times, Ranked

by Brendan O'Connor 1. Woodbush 2. Ridgewood 3. Bushwood 4. "Well my mailing address is Queens but I feel like I live in Brooklyn." 5. Bushridge 6. "I mean I live off the L, so." 7. Wickridge 8. Ridgewick 9. Woodwick 10. Wickwood 11....Show More Summary

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