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The 10 Most Fabulous Classic Cartoon Chicks

2 hours agoLGBT / Gay : NewNowNext

Gay men love their female cartoon heroes, so let's formalize the obsession. Here are the ten most fab.

The International Day to End Violence Against Women

LitWorld focuses two-thirds of its work on empowering women and girls with transformational literacy because two-thirds of the world's illiterate people are women and girls. And illiteracy equals profound vulnerability. Literacy is humankind's greatest and most sustainable innovation: a lifelong protection against vulnerability. Show More Summary

Thankful for Caregivers

As Thanksgiving approaches, families across the country are preparing to celebrate the holiday through a patchwork of traditions, from fried turkeys to tamales. This is the time of year we take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life to express our love and gratitude through good food, football, and leftovers. Show More Summary

California orders VW to draft 3.0 diesel emissions fix plan

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Reuters) - The California Air Resources Board on Wednesday ordered Volkswagen AG to draft a plan by early January to fix more than 15,000 3.0-liter diesel engine cars and SUVs sold in the state since 2009 that emit up to nine times legally allowable emissions.

Laquan McDonald’s Final Seconds Tell Us We Have No Time to Waste. Reform the Police Now.

We don’t need to lose more lives to learn this lesson. Use a stopwatch to understand how much you can do in 14 seconds. Run the length of a football field. Kiss someone for several seconds after listening to the 10-second countdown on New Year’s Eve. Show More Summary

What will happen at the Paris climate talks? We’ve got some unconventional ideas

We looked into our COP21 crystal ball and saw James Inhofe in a snowball fight, a fun field trip to Versailles, and a lot of Camus.

West Coast Game Park Safari Hit With Citations for Sick, Injured Animals

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has hit the notoriously cruel roadside zoo West Coast Game Park Safari with citations following a recent PETA complaint about a leopard named... The post West Coast Game Park Safari Hit With Citations for Sick, Injured Animals appeared first on PETA.

Giant ‘Bloody’ Milk Carton to Highlight Cruelty to Cows at Dairy Conference

A pool of “blood” will surround a prop “calf” and a gigantic carton proclaiming, “Milk Is Murder,” on Thursday, when a group of PETA supporters will gather outside the... The post Giant ‘Bloody’ Milk Carton to Highlight Cruelty to Cows at Dairy Conference appeared first on PETA.

Urgent! PETA Warns Wyoming Residents: Dogs Will Die During Winter Storm Cara

Every year, PETA receives thousands of complaints about people who leave dogs outside in the cold. Cold weather spells extra hardship for “backyard dogs,” who often go without adequate... The post Urgent! PETA Warns Wyoming Residents: Dogs Will Die During Winter Storm Cara appeared first on PETA.

Neglected, Blind, and Deaf Dog Gets a New Home for Thanksgiving

A dog named Sarah had been chained outside alone for years, slowly growing blind and deaf from untreated medical conditions. But PETA rescued her, gave her some much-needed veterinary... The post Neglected, Blind, and Deaf Dog Gets a New Home for Thanksgiving appeared first on PETA.

Patsy And Edina Crash Fashion Awards, Rachel Maddow Exposes Horrors Of Ted Cruz: BRIEFS

2 hours agoLGBT / Gay : NewNowNext

Patsy Stone and Edina Monsoon present at the British Fashion Awards, and Rachel Maddow exposes how dangerous Ted Cruz is.

Journalist Who Filed Suit For Laquan McDonald Video Horrified By Its 'Mundanity'

The video of Laquan McDonald being shot horrifies in its banality. I’ve been seeking the video since April and, prompted by my lawsuit, it was released Tuesday, shortly after the officer who allegedly shot him was charged with murder. Show More Summary

Vietnam Passes Landmark Transgender Rights Bill

2 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Vietnam’s National Assembly has unanimously passed a law that will allow transgender people to change their gender on official documents. This move will also reportedly make gender reassignment surgery easier and help fight anti-trans discrimin… Read The post Vietnam Passes Landmark Transgender Rights Bill appeared first on Towleroad.

'Krampus' graphic novel provides a prequel to the holiday horror film

We know that Santa Claus rewards the good children on Christmas, but folklore also warns of a mythical counterpart who punishes naughty children: Krampus. Director Michael Dougherty, who's horror comedy film "Krampus" will be released Dec. 4, decided to further expand the creature's lore with a...

For the record

Jim Perry: In the Nov. 25 California section, the obituary of Jim Perry, a former host of "Card Sharks" and other game shows, said that he worked in Armed Forces Radio during World War II. He did so during the Korean War. "Creed" review: In the Nov. 25 Calendar section, a review of the new movie...

Don't Bring Your Tablet To A Concert, And Other Things Learned From Seeing The Weeknd

The Weeknd performed at Barclays Center on a Thursday, which seemed appropriate as "Thursday" is the title of the artist's 2011 mixtape. The concert, which also featured rapper Travi$ Scott and Banks, was packed to the brim with a good-looking...Show More Summary

The Day My Son Wore a Princess Gown

Tara Wood, mom of seven, was surprised by her husband's joyous response to their son twirling in a princess gown. He let the boy be himself, because isn't that what parenting is all about? The post The Day My Son Wore a Princess Gown appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Corporate 'Venturing' is Producing Tangible Social Impacts

By Elizabeth Boggs Davidsen Elizabeth Boggs Davidsen is acting chief of the Multilateral Investment Fund's Access to Markets and Skills Unit, with expertise in corporate engagement, local development, social innovation, and youth employment. Show More Summary

Putting Giving at the Center of the Season

Many holiday traditions this time of year include heartfelt conversations about what is happening in our world. We catch up on the latest news, family gossip, and the headlines -- both tragic and inspiring. At the heart of these conversations...Show More Summary

Join Me in Supporting the Work of Bread for the World

Dear traveling friends, When we travel with open eyes, an open heart...and with our window open, it's impossible to ignore the grubby fingers of the half of humanity trying to live on $2 a day in our face. This photo is a powerful image I had as a student traveler. Show More Summary

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