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HAWAII: State Supreme Court Rejects Challenge To 2013 Marriage Equality Law

2 days agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via the Honolulu Star-Advertiser: The Hawaii Supreme Court has dismissed a legal challenge led by State Rep. Bob McDermott to the state’s Marriage Equality Act. Ruling that McDermott and other plaintiffs were not harmed or injured by...Show More Summary

This Chart Shows the Staggering Human Cost of Staging a World Cup in Qatar

On Wednesday, the US Department of Justice dropped the hammer on FIFA, the world governing body of soccer, indicting nine senior FIFA officials and five sports marketing execs on charges of corruption, wire fraud, racketeering, and money...Show More Summary

A Series of Wholly Unrelated Observations About Vox Media's Acquisition of Recode

In 2009, a venture capital firm now called Comcast Ventures led a seven-million-dollar series B funding round in a blog network called SportsBlogs, Inc.; it invested in SportBlogs again in 2010 during a 10.5-million-dollar series B round. A couple of years later, in 2012, SportsBlogs launched a new technology site called The Verge and became […]

Taco Bell and Pizza Hut Will Dump Artificial Ingredients

Photo via Wikimedia While Chipotle uses free-range meats and Just Salad uses... salad, Taco Bell has been a little late in joining the healthy fast food movement. Just recently, however, the chain, as well its sister company, Pizza Hut, announced that they would begin to phase out all artificial ingredients from their menu. Show More Summary

Father’s Day Gift Guide 2015

David Pass reviews 9 cool gifts for all the dads in your life. The post Father’s Day Gift Guide 2015 appeared first on The Good Men Project.

What’s to Blame for Josh Duggar? Institutionalism, Not Christianity

The numbers are undeniable - sexual abuse happens everywhere: Among the religious and non-religious alike. Roger Canaff explains. The post What’s to Blame for Josh Duggar? Institutionalism, Not Christianity appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Duggar: Where Was Child Welfare?

[Content Note: Sexual abuse.]One of the questions that has been asked here and elsewhere regarding the Josh Duggar sexual abuse case is where was child protective services during all of this. And a new item at In Touch, which broke the story, starts to provide answers to that question: [The] case did not end when Springdale, Ark. Show More Summary

Azealia Banks Is Breaking Into Film With a Starring Role in a RZA-Directed Drama

Azealia Banks is known for being a. a ridiculously talented rapper and b. starting drama; and so, it was perhaps… Read More

Democracy and Economy are Jokes, and I am My Own Worst Critic

Srgjan Ivanovik's failed attempt at a novel helped expose the Macedonian jokes of Democracy and Economy. The post Democracy and Economy are Jokes, and I am My Own Worst Critic appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Our Promise to Hadiya: Why Chicago and the Nation Are Wearing Orange on June 2

There isn't much like summer in Chicago. It's a time when we forget about the bitter cold, come out of hibernation and enjoy this beautiful city in all its glory. It's also an important time for some awareness and remembering. Summer is a time that the violence in our city seems inevitably seems to escalate. Show More Summary

Most glaciers in Mount Everest area will disappear

About 5,500 glaciers could disappear or drastically retreat by the end of the century with severe impacts on farming and hydropower, say scientists.

Magnitude 8.5 quake strikes off eastern Japan, no immediate reports of damage

TOKYO (Reuters) - A magnitude 8.5 earthquake struck off the east coast of Japan on Saturday, shaking buildings in Tokyo but with no immediate reports of damage, public broadcaster NHK said.

Marriage Equality Ad Featuring Gay Republican Soldier Rejected by Tennessee Station: WATCH

24 minutes agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Chatanooga-based WRCB is refusing to an air a 30-second ad produced by Freedom to Marry and featuring a gay Republican soldier, which makes the case for marriage equality in Tennessee, Buzzfeed News reports. “It’s just a very controversial and personal...

Five Reasons The World’s Happiest Places Are Also The Gayest

27 minutes agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

For the third year running, the World Happiness report analyzed countries based on factors including GDP per capita, social support, life expectancy and freedom of choice to determine the happiest and unhappiest places on the planet....Show More Summary

Ohio Judge Orders Assault Suspect to be ‘Pepper-Sprayed’ by Victim

An Ohio judge last week ordered an assault victim to “pepper-spray” his alleged attacker in an open courtroom in his version of “eye for an eye” justice, according to ABC 7.

UNplug solar controller heart of micro-solar system

UNPlug is a micro-solar controller that switches seamlessly between grid power, solar power and battery power to run one or two critical appliances UNplug solar controller heart of micro-solar system was originally posted on: PlanetSave. Show More Summary

6 Ways to Throw Your Kid the Most Bad-Ass Star Wars Birthday Party Ever

Now, witness the power of this fully operational party station. Originally appeared at BuzzFeed 1. Use pool noodles and duct tape to create lightsabers. 2. Turn a paper lantern into the Death Star with gray spray paint, black tape, and a few pieces of cardboard. Show More Summary

Bizarre Arizona Laws

Here are some crazy laws in Arizona that have made it onto the books: 1. Hunting camels is prohibited. (Good, I wouldn’t want to see a dead camel head in a den.) 2. Any misdemeanor committed while wearing a red mask is considered a felony. Show More Summary

Four Tips For Antigay Pastors Worried About Getting Outed On Grindr

1 hour agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

It’s been a little over a week since Queerty broke the news of  Reverend Matthew Makela, a (former) associate pastor at a Lutheran Church in Midland, MI, caught preaching the sin of homosexuality while maintaining a homosexual Grindr profile. Related: EXCLUSIVE: Grindr Screenshots Reveal Antigay Pastor Is A Top Who Likes To Cuddle Of course, Makela is just the latest […]

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