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Olympic Pole Vaulter Stops EVERYTHING For National Anthem

12 hours agoLGBT / Gay : NewNowNext

In an act of pure patriotism, a U.S. pole vaulter stopped mid-performance because he heard the national anthem begin to play.

Scottish Government’s Named Persons scheme incompatible with Article 8

The Christian Institute and others (Appellants) v The Lord Advocate (Respondent) (Scotland) [2016] UKSC 51 – read judgment here The Supreme Court has today unanimously struck down the Scottish Parliaments’s Named Persons scheme as insufficiently precise for the purposes of Article 8, overturning two previous decisions at the Court of Session (see our previous coverage […]

Etienne Charles: Afro-Caribbean Jazz in Service to a Big Idea

'Trumpeter Etienne Charles leads a big band and writes about big ideas. He’s made a name for himself by combining Afro-Caribbean musical traditions with American jazz. His new San Jose Suite is an ambitious 10-part work inspired by San Jose, California; San Jose, Costa Rica; and Etienne’s hometown of St. Show More Summary

How a boy Learns About Little White Lies From his Father

This classic video clip of The Andy Griffith Show reminds us how we influence the children in our lives. The post How a boy Learns About Little White Lies From his Father appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Do Black Women’s Lives Matter To Social Work?: A Gender Analysis Of Racialized State-Sanctioned Police Violence

Do Black Women’s Lives Matter To Social Work?: A Gender Analysis Of Racialized State-Sanctioned Police Violence by Crystal Hayes | @MotherJustice | HuffPost BlackVoices Understanding the risks and adversity facing women of color in our...Show More Summary

Recent Video Game Pick-Ups

I’m not a hardcore gamer by any stretch, but there are a few video game-based YouTubers that I love watching (Gamester81, Happy Console Gamer, Game Sack, John Hancock, Lazy Game Reviews, Metal Jesus Rocks, and Angry Video Game Nerd). While I don’t pretend to have anywhere near the collection or knowledge that those guys have, […]

City Section is not pleased with Time Warner Cable

This is the final year of a five-year contract giving Time Warner Cable the rights to televise City Section sporting events. And the City Section isn't too happy the way things are going. Time Warner Cable announced its schedule for fall events on Wednesday, and City Section Commissioner John Aguirre...

TIFF Will Premiere Problematic Transgender Assassin Movie “(re)ASSIGNMENT”

12 hours agoLGBT / Gay : NewNowNext

The Toronto International Film Festival just announced that they will be showing the controversial film "(re)ASSIGNMENT," starring Michelle Rodriguez and Sigourney Weaver.

Grizzly bears under the gun in Yellowstone region

Grizzly bears are a primary lure for millions of people who come to Yellowstone. Above, a grizzly foraging in Yellowstone. Photo by Thomas D. Mangelsen/www.mangelsen.com The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the states of Idaho, Montana,...Show More Summary

No, the Lesbian 'Brokeback Mountain' Isn’t a Thing

A satirical website started an unfounded rumor that Emma Watson and Margot Robbie are starring in the remake, but some fans wish it was true.

How YOU Can Help Stop Elephant Abuse

Tired of seeing elephants hauled around and forced to give rides and perform ridiculous tricks? Imagine how they must feel! Here's how you can help them. The post How YOU Can Help Stop Elephant Abuse appeared first on PETA.

A Short Trump Reading Comprehension Quiz

Join us for some summer fun with diagramming sentences! The post A Short Trump Reading Comprehension Quiz appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Crime looks gorgeous in the Hollywood Hills-set thriller 'Blood in the Water'

Filmmaking brothers Ben and Orson Cummings deliver a compact, cleverly constructed L.A. noir with “Blood in the Water,” their third film as a writer-director team. Though its story and character-development aren’t up to the standards of the genre classics it’s aping, the movie sports an attractively...

Insurer pays $13.5 million to resolve federal claims over defunct Marinello beauty school

An insurer for the shuttered Marinello Schools of Beauty has agreed to pay $13.5 million to settle allegations that the cosmetology school ripped off the federal student loan program, the U.S. attorney’s office said Wednesday. The federal government had alleged B&H Education of Beverly Hills, the...

Dustin Lance Black, Manbang, Leslie Jones, Mars, Pat McCrory, ‘The Fall’: HOT LINKS

13 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

AFGHANISTAN. At least one person has been killed and 21 have been injured in an attack on the American University in Kabul: “The attackers detonated explosives and fired guns when they invaded the campus, witnesses said, causing some students a… Read The post Dustin Lance Black, Manbang, Leslie Jones, Mars, Pat McCrory, ‘The Fall’: HOT LINKS appeared first on Towleroad.

Boys' basketball: Pac Shores tournament announces teams

The Pac Shores basketball tournament is set for Nov. 21-26 at Redondo High. There will be a 16-team tournament and an eight-team tournament. The 16-team tournament will include Birmingham, Inglewood, Dominguez, Gahr, Harvard-Westlake, Lynwood, Long Beach Poly, Mayfair, Narbonne, Oak Park, Peninsula,...

Gay Couple Make History as Both Father Triplets

These South African men each fertilized an egg and now have triplets.

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