With “One Part Mr. Peanut, One Part Hipster Chic"—a rousing meditation on the return of the fashion monocle—the New York Times Style section appears to have reached peak hipster trend story. “The one-lensed eyepiece, an item favored by 19th-century military men, robber barons and Mr. Show More Summary
Pope Francis has certainly made a lot of the right noises when it comes to LGBT issues, most famously his “Who am I to judge?” pronouncement. But the words have fallen far short of actual policy changes. Until now. In an interview that probably had the American bishops heading for their fainting couches, the pope […]
by Choire Sicha With Leah McGrath Goodman's identification of the founder of Bitcoin at Newsweek (not really a slam-dunk case? But, I'll take it, for now?), the greater Bitcoin-Internet is aghast. How dare this magazine expose this person?...Show More Summary
Boosie is a free man. Lil Boosie Released From Prison Now that Boosie is released, we will be on the lookout for new music. According to WAFB: Rap Artist Lil Boosie was released from the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola
A picture taken on January 22, 2014 shows two suspected homosexuals in green prison uniforms (L) sitting before Judge El-Yakubu Aliyu during court proceedings at Unguwar Jaki Upper Sharia Court in the northern Nigerian city of Bauchi. Four men accused...
Ho. Sit. Down. Charlamagne Blasts Jennette McCurdy And Defends Andre Drummond Against Pic Leak Claims According to TMZ reports: “iCarly” star Jennette McCurdy is nothin’ but a “ratchet ho” who played NBA star Andre Drummond like a fiddle to
by Alex Balk Even if you are having the best morning in your life thus far&mdadh;and let's be honest, you almost certainly are not—this will make it a little brighter. For this rest of us this is probably as good as it's going to get...Show More Summary
True Detective's road conversations reminded us of some classic movie moments
We wonder what NeNe has to say about that… Kenya Moore Says She Is The Queen Of RHOA Kenya Moore has let it be known countless times that she’s fed up with NeNe Leakes and her huge sense of reality
The Oracle of Omaha sure loves wind power. Of course, Warren Buffett invests to make money, so the continuing wind plays by companies in his Berkshire Hathaway empire are really a sign of the sector’s economic attractiveness. read m...
We might not have any major marriage equality questions before the U.S. Supreme Court this session, but at least one case could significantly affect life for LGBTs. We’re talking about the Obama administration’s appeal of a ruling that Hobby Lobby, the craft store, cannot be required to provide contraception coverage for employees. The store’s lawyers […]
Via the New York Daily News: Things got ugly between Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) and Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) Wednesday at a House Oversight Committee hearing on the IRS scandal. Former IRS official Lois Lerner was present to testify...Show More Summary
A two-year study gives scientific credence to what many have long suspected: HIV positive guys who are on treatment and have an undetectable viral load are not giving HIV to their partners, not matter how hard they try. The study strengthens the belief that “treatment as prevention” is one of the most effective ways to […]
"The scene Sunday night: an Oscar-watching party. The topic: of course, beautiful Lupita's fairy-tale moment. So my friends and I naturally start tweeting and talking about what it all means. I make what I think is a fairly innocuous point. Show More Summary
The White House tonight issued a press release declaring that the National Institutes of Health has found that initial studies show gene therapy to be "generally safe" as a drug-free alternative for the treatment of HIV/AIDS. Here is the press release in full. Show More Summary
How the word chivalry is taken as offensive by some men. The post Shaming the Gentle Man appeared first on The Good Men Project.
The huge coal company that bought Massey Energy in 2011 agreed to a record-breaking fine for water pollution across 5 states. Most of the violations stemmed from former Massey operations. The post Huge Coal Company To Pay Largest-Ever Fine After 6,000 Clean Water Violations In 7 Years appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Today's the sixth annual Spread the Word to End the Word Day, dedicated to raising awareness about an insulting word -- and respect for people with intellectual disability. Started by the Special Olympics, the campaign is on the surface...Show More Summary
Transsexual acting coach Calpernia Addams on trans roles in Hollywood Featured Image: read more
by John Jansen If you’ve ever wondered why Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards rarely gives on-camera interviews, here’s why: Remember, Planned Parenthood is the nation’s largest abortion chain. And yet their president of the past eight years can’t give coherent answers to basic questions…