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Street Harassment Is a Problem—No Doubt—but Here’s Why That Video Didn’t Help the Debate

If the instantly notorious street-harassment video was intended to make men more sympathetic to the horrors women deal with on a daily basis, it didn’t succeed.

LISTEN: Edie Windsor's Message for Fla. Gov. Rick Scott

'I implore you to use the power of your office to allow loving couples to marry now in your state,' says the woman who defeated DOMA. read more

Kilimanjaro LED Carabiner Light

This smartly designed LED flashlight clips neatly onto your bag or belt loop, and has built-in magnets for easy hanging from metallic surfaces. Offers 120 lumens of brightness and runs for about six hours on three AAA batteries.

Mitch McConnell: We’ll Kill Obamacare With 51 Votes if Republicans Win the Senate

Obamacare. It’s the largest expansion of government-run health care in the history of the nation. It’s the largest expansion of funding for the abortion industry since Roe. Wade. It’s a health care scheme that has rationed health care by driving up costs for many Americans or causing them to lose their health insurance entirely. […]

A Dad’s Guide to the 10 Worst Halloween Treats

Tor Constantino offers this guide as a public service to all men who get stuck eating the misfit Halloween candy their kids don’t want—life’s too short to eat bad candy. ___ Most dads like Halloween. It’s a chance for dads to bond with...Show More Summary

20 Touching, Funny, and Silly Twitter Reactions to Tim Cook's Coming-Out

Comedians, newsmakers, and fellow gay techies weigh in on Apple CEO Tim Cook's announcement that he is gay. read more

Preventive Analytics and Child Protection

How can big data help improve child maltreatment response and prevention? At 18, Miranda Sheffield got the shock of her life when a pregnancy test came up positive. Sheffield's first reaction was "devastation, disappointment, depression,...Show More Summary

Proof Dolls Are Evil

Royal De Luxe (my favorite of the performance arts troups) Brothers Quay (my favorite creepy stop-motion films) (Marionettes are always creepy) Ventriloquist dolls are perhaps the most disturbing. Regular dolls are not much better.

A Lil Positiviy: New Report Shows U.S. Homeless Population Has Decreased In 2014

U.S. Homeless Population Has Decreased In 2014 Recent statistics are showing some good news for the United States as homelessness among Americans has reportedly declined. via CNN The nation’s homeless population, and especially the number of families without shelter, continues

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Now THIS is what a feminist looks like #ellefeminism #BenedictCumberbatch — ELLEUK (@ELLEUK) October 27, 2014 Breaking my policy of not handing out too many cookies to male feminists, because Benedict Cumberbatch. Show More Summary

Actually, Young People Are Leading the Abortion Access Movement Forward

Instead of claiming that young people take gender equality for granted, we should be recognizing their work for reproductive rights and striving to better support them. Image: Eugenio Marongiu / The post Actually, Young People Are Leading the Abortion Access Movement Forward appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Double Movie Review: The Ghost Galleon and Night of the Seagulls

I finally wrapped up Amando de Ossorio’s “Blind Dead” series last night, so here are my thoughts on the series’ final two entries: The Ghost Galleon 1974, Ancla Century Films This is the third movie in Amando de Ossorio’s “Blind Dead” series and was released in the United States as Horror of the Zombies. While […]

Da Vinci Drawing Hidden From Hitler Due To Its Magic Power

It’s just a simple red chalk drawing of a bearded old man. Yet the curators of the Royal Library in Turin believed so strongly that it had magical powers, they hid it during World War II to keep it from falling into the hands of Adolf Hitler...

Exclusive NSFW Shower Scene from Brazil's Oscar Contender: The Way He Looks

1 hour agoLGBT / Gay :

Love really is blind in this foreign language coming-of-age film, The Way He Looks read more

MTV’s ‘Slednecks’ Isn’t Particularly Offensive — So Will Anyone Care to Watch It?

The film Reality (by Gomorrah director Matteo Garrone), about a provincial Italian fisherman who dreams of being on Big Brother, and keeps dreaming himself into a series of delusions that bring his life crashing down, beautifully sums up the ambiguity of the whole reality TV genre in its very title. Show More Summary

New York Republican Congressional Candidate Uses Gay Son To Pinkwash Her Antigay Past

2 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Things are getting mean in the race for U.S. Representative of New York’s 18th District. The current incumbent, Sean Patrick Maloney, is one of the only openly gay members of Congress. He defeated Nan Hayworth, a Republican, for the seat in 2012. But now Hayworth is coming for him and using her son in a new […]

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