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Florida's Twice-Divorced Attorney General Opposes Lesbian Divorce

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi takes a stand to deny a lesbian couple the right to divorce. read more

Lady Gaga Invites Fan to Propose to His Boyfriend Onstage: VIDEO

16 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Love her or hate her, Lady Gaga has been an extremely vocal supporter of the LGBT community from virtually day one, so much so that she's even pissed off the Russian government with her support. (Yes, Madonna has done so,...

Taylor Swift's New Album "1989" Just Leaked. Here Are Our Instant Reactions to Every Track.

After Taylor Swift's album leaked online today ahead of schedule, we came to the important editorial conclusion it would be a disservice to our readers if we didn't review her latest offering. What follows is a transcript of the live...Show More Summary

Florida's Twice-Divorced Attorney General Opposes Lesbian Divorce

16 hours agoLGBT / Lesbian :

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi takes a stand to deny a lesbian couple the right to divorce. Contributor: Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez read more

Watching This Porcupine Taste a Pumpkin Is Why the World Is Going to Be Okay Today

Imagine if we were all as happy as this adorable porcupine, enjoying the seasonal harvest with this much gusto. (You really need to wait until he takes his first bite—the sounds he makes are amazing). This video was posted to YouTube...Show More Summary

Using so many words to say so little…

What is the famous song “Strange Fruit,” by Abel Meeropol, a New York Jewish communist schoolteacher, and most famously performed by Billie Holiday, the immensely influential and important black singer, about? Lynching.  It’s about lynching.  It’s about whites lynching black people in the US South. See how easy that was?  Very few words. Here’s what […]

Canada's Coverage of the Ottawa Shootings Put American Cable News to Shame

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation today gave a master class in calm, credible breaking-news reporting. Also Read: Kevin Vickers, Canada's Badass National Hero, Is a Portrait of Humility Anchored by the unflappable Peter Mansbridge,...Show More Summary

I Am Being Followed By an Army of Twitter Lady Bots

I've been making a real effort to be better at Twitter lately. I've been tweeting more, striking a conversational tone, and trying to "just be myself," like people who know more about Twitter than me told me to. So I was thrilled this week when my follower count zoomed up from 3,030 to 3,066 over the course of just a few days. Show More Summary

What Happened in the Desert?

The following narrative was posted on the MUFON CMS on 1/27/2011. The incident started on 1/10/2011. I posted it here on 'Phantoms & Monsters' soon after it occurred. This is quite an odd report...I'm posting here only because of the 'strangeness' associated with it. Show More Summary

RIP Ben Bradlee, 1921-2014

Ben Bradlee, the legendary Washington Post editor, who led the paper during its Watergate era and turned it into a national and global reporting powerhouse, died on Tuesday at the age of 93. "I don't mean to sound arrogant, but we are in a holy profession," Bradlee once said. He was the Post's executive editor from 1968 to 1991. RIP.

Voter's Boyfriend to Obama: "Mr. President, Don't Touch My Girlfriend"

President Barack Obama was in Chicago on Monday to cast an early vote for the midterm elections. He did so while standing next to fellow voter Aia Cooper. Cooper's boyfriend, who was also standing nearby, issued a remarkable warning to the president: "Mr. Show More Summary

Heavy Metal Maniac

NeoGeofanatic shreds a rockin’ new version of Michael Sembello’s cheesetastic classic Maniac from the 1983 film Flashdance. We’re picturing Jennifer Beals welding and pouring a huge bucket of water over herself – not at the same tim...

John Oliver Shows the Supreme Court How to Make Their Boring Recordings Way More Adorable

The Supreme Court bars cameras from televising its oral arguments, with the only window into the minds of justices being lame audio recordings paired with awkward illustrations. No one wants to watch that. John Oliver has a brilliant alternative: Dogs. Show More Summary

Numero Group Releases a Stellar Retrospective

Unwound No Energy Numero Group Part three of Numero Group's stellar Unwound retrospective picks up with the 1995 album The Future of What, followed by 1996's Repetition, and includes eight singles sides and some previously unreleased recordings. Show More Summary

Jim Parsons Bringing Elf Back For Christmas

17 hours agoLGBT / Gay :

...And five other things you should know today. read more

Sallie Ford, the Exhilarating Provocateur

Sallie Ford Slap Back Vanguard Raucous, profane, and unapologetic, Sallie Ford relishes playing the provocateur. On the exhilarating Slap Back, the Portland, Oregon-based singer-songwriter debuts her new all-female backing band, sounding like the early, badass Elvis Costello who fronted the Attractions. Show More Summary

Ford CEO says they could build a Tesla if they wanted to

Ford’s CEO Mark Fields said that Ford could build a ‘Tesla Model S’-like vehicle if it wanted to. Mobile ford tesla model s Tesla Ford Focus Electric electric cars

Gay Icon Harry Hay Discusses Discovering Homosexual at the Library

17 hours agoLGBT / Gay :

Filmmakers Dawn Logsdon and Lucie Faulknor share a never-before-seen interview read more

Film Review: "The Hand That Feeds"

The Hand That Feeds JUBILEE FILMS At the beginning of The Hand That Feeds, Mahoma López, an undocumented Mexican immigrant, records a coworker counting out the $290 he's just received for a 60-hour workweek in a deli on New York City's ritzy Upper East Side. Show More Summary

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