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Michelle Obama: Representation On TV Matters

5 hours agoLGBT / Gay : NewNowNext

Michelle Obama explains why minority visibility on television is so important.

Double joy as mother of only giant panda twins in U.S. pregnant again

ATLANTA (Reuters) - The mother of the only giant panda twins in the United States may soon deliver a second set of twins, Zoo Atlanta said on Tuesday, capping off an eventful month for lovers of the fluffy black and white bears across the globe.

Texas Is The Worst and Files Another Federal Lawsuit Against Transgender Rights

5 hours agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

A day after a federal judge sided with Texas in a different lawsuit against transgender students' rights, Texas and four other states filed a lawsuit claiming a federal nondiscrimination health regulation forces doctors to act against their religious beliefs. The post Texas Is The Worst and Files Another Federal Lawsuit Against Transgender Rights appeared first on Autostraddle.

Bioethics at NIH

It seems that NIH supports a robust effort to ensure that human subjects being used in its supported research are treated humanely and in accordance with the spirit of documents like the Belmont Report. It also appears that NIH is alert...Show More Summary

Gold Medalist Caster Semenya Displays Grace Under Pressure

In a press conference with the medalists in the 800-meter race, journalists tried to focus the conversation on testosterone levels. The out South African runner pushed back.

Bill by Assemblywoman Nora Campos seeks to count Latinos as Latinos in juvenile justice system, sent to Gov. Jerry Brown

Essential Politics: Live updates as California Assembly agrees to extend climate change law Aug. 23, 2016, 5:09 p.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. We've got a number of big stories that we're following: Lawmakers in the Assembly approved...

Watch live: Donald Trump rallies supporters in Austin

Campaign 2016 updates: Hillary Clinton darts across California raising millions Aug. 23, 2016, 5:08 p.m. Kellyanne Conway says Donald Trump is staying true to his plans to deport approximately 11 million people.Hillary Clinton brushes shoulders with the stars as she raises millions Trump's campaign...

L.A. County says thanks but no thanks to grand jury recommendations on governance structure

Los Angeles County supervisors said they won't act on civil grand jury recommendations that they put measures before voters to increase the size of the county governing board and switch from an appointed to an elected executive. Last year, the supervisors approved sweeping changes in the county’s...

The Internet Was OK. And Then This xoJane Article Happened.

On Tuesday, XoJane, whose central mission is to convince writers to share personal stories that would be better left untold, outdid itself: It published an essay called “It Happened to Me: My Friend Joined ISIS.” No, it’s not satire...

Children seeking U.S. asylum should be given a lawyer, urges state senator

Essential Politics: Live updates as California Assembly agrees to extend climate change law Aug. 23, 2016, 5:09 p.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. We've got a number of big stories that we're following: Lawmakers in the Assembly approved...

California cap-and-trade program faces major hurdles

State lawmakers passed an ambitious climate bill, but it might be undermined.

Documentary: What You've Heard About Latino Dads of LGBT Kids Isn't True

A new documentary, El Canto del Colibrí, explores the relationship between Latino immigrant fathers and their LGBT children.

A Female “Brokeback Mountain” Is In The Works—With Margot Robbie And Emma Watson

6 hours agoLGBT / Gay : NewNowNext

Margot Robbie and Emma Watson are staying in a female remake of "Brokeback Mountain."

PONGBOT, The New Way to Play ‘Beer Pong’!!!

Serial Entrepreneurs turn to leading crowdfunding site Kickstarter to launch Pongbot’s Moving and Spinning Targets Adds Excitement to This Traditional Drinking Game! The post PONGBOT, The New Way to Play ‘Beer Pong’!!! appeared first on The Good Men Project.

School Board Elections in Ferguson Are Rigged Against Black Voters

A federal judge finds that the dark cloud of discrimination hangs over the school district’s political process. Nearly two years ago, the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division began an investigation into the Ferguson Police Department for racial bias in the aftermath of the police shooting death of Michael Brown, an unarmed Black teenager. Show More Summary

All the police body camera bills have failed this year

Essential Politics: Live updates as California Assembly agrees to extend climate change law Aug. 23, 2016, 4:40 p.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. We've got a number of big stories that we're following: Lawmakers in the Assembly approved...

Colors of New York

(Flashing images) Vimeo member jansoli’s overwhelming hyperlapse video is the visual translation of “The City That Never Sleeps,” showing off the vibrant colors and movement of New York City.

Long-term risks of childhood head injury may include winding up on welfare and premature death

With freewheeling summer months behind children and school and organized sports just ahead, new research offers some sobering news about the potential for long-term cost when a child’s brain is hurt. In a study that tracked the life trajectories of more than a million Swedes, young people who sustained...

Can 'Don't Breathe' or 'Mechanic' sequel take down 'Suicide Squad'?

Low-budget horror movie “Don't Breathe” and action sequel “Mechanic: Resurrection” will clash with “Suicide Squad” in this weekend’s box-office match-up as Hollywood crawls to the end of a mixed summer film season.   Warner Bros.'s DC anti-mashup “Suicide Squad” has held the top spot at the box...

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