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Our Daughters, Ourselves

My youngest daughter has recently become a bit of a football follower because her boyfriend is a huge New England Patriots fan. I took her to the Jets opening day game recently and although we had fun, I couldn't help but experienceShow More Summary

New York City, September 15, 2014

by Tom Scocca ?????  A dark moth had blundered in on the night air. It made its way back across the living room, encouraged by an old newspaper section, and tried to escape into daylight in the little blind glass space where the sliding windows overlapped, a child-safe distance. Show More Summary

Zinc Shortage May Be Exactly What Alternative Currency Movement Needed

Photo courtesy of Alchemist-hp/Wikimedia Commons As of the start of this month, zinc prices have hit a historic three-year high. That’s the kind of headline that can make eyes glaze over—another story about price fluctuations, construction...Show More Summary

Lowering Sexual Assault on College Campuses and in the Military Starts in Elementary School

As the brother of a sexual assault survivor, seeing the mainstream media, the federal government, and the public at large begin to engage in a conversation on sexual assault and rape is encouraging. Everyday we see new ideas and proposed guidelines aimed at preventing this horrible crime. Show More Summary

Helping Get Health Care for All

I met Charlene on the streets of Morristown, New Jersey, lying on a bench in her husband's lap. I cautiously approached her, nervous of disturbing her nap. But when I asked her if she had health care -- which is what I did in communities...Show More Summary

‘Veronica Mars’ Spinoff ‘Play It Again, Dick’ Is Aimless, But Great Fun

The Veronica Mars movie was inevitable, and you can even make the argument that the novels were, too, because the show’s themes lend themselves well to a mystery series. A web series spinoff seemed less likely, especially one premiering ten years after the original’s run, starring a side character, and hosted by the network that canceled the show. Show More Summary

Pennsylvania to Audit $48 Million Spent on Republican Governor’s Medicaid Expansion Alternative

Pennsylvania officials will look into $48 million in undisclosed spending in the roll out of Healthy PA, the state’s alternative to Medicaid expansion. Image: Audit via Shutterstock The post Pennsylvania to Audit $48 Million Spent on Republican Governor’s Medicaid Expansion Alternative appeared first on RH Reality Check.

SpaceX, Boeing land NASA contracts for manned spaceflight

Boeing and California-based SpaceX have landed NASA contracts worth a total of $6.8 billion to launch an astronaut into space, the agency announced Tuesday.

Matt Damon and Paul Greengrass: Why they'd reunite on 'Bourne'

The news that Matt Damon and Paul Greengrass could be reuniting for a new Jason Bourne movie was a boon -- and surprise -- for fans and pretty much everyone else who's kept an eye on the franchise.

Stampd LA Strapped Bomber Jacket

Welcome autumn like a bawse with Stampd LA’s bomber jackets. Straps adorn its right sleeve and rear waist, giving eye-catching details to an otherwise unassuming monochrome look. Available in olive or black.

NEWS: Frank Ocean, LGBT Scots, Iraq, NASA

1 hour agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Philadelphia Phillies' Jonathan Papelbon ejected after grabbing his crotch in response to being booed by fans. Frank Ocean has fired his manager, spurring hopes that a sophomore album is not far off. Out actor Andrew Scott, who plays Sherlock Holmes'...

Thriving

There's always a specific time, particularly for a young woman, where her stomach is in knots and she questions everything. Right now I am in it, and overcoming this feeling. I sit on my deck, feet propped on my small blue paint chipped table. Show More Summary

REPORT: Egyptian Police Are Using Dating Apps To Hunt Down Gay Men

1 hour agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

According to a report published by France 24, Egyptian authorities are using smartphone dating apps such as Grindr to hunt down gay men. Such tactics were predicted last month when an anonymous Grindr member contacted thousands of overseas users to warn them that their exact locations could be triangulated. Show More Summary

Boy Scouts Leader Accused Of Coercing Teens Into Late Night, Boozed-Fueled Threesome

1 hour agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Three men gave graphic testimony in a Morristown, New Jersey Court on Monday, alleging they were sexually abused by former Morris County Boy Scout leader, Stephen Corcoran (pictured), when they were teenagers. The first alleged victim testified that his abuse began in the 1990s when he was just 10. One day, Corcoran invited him over to his house. […]

The Cop and the Motel Kid

My name is Chris Cognac and I am a police officer in Hawthorne, California. I have "almost always" believed in the power of positive thinking, paying it forward and making a positive impact on the world around me. I have been a police officer for 23 years. Show More Summary

Consent Sucks If You’re Rush Limbaugh

To understand Rush Limbaugh's opposition to consent, Thomas Fiffer explores the entitlement mindset. The post Consent Sucks If You’re Rush Limbaugh appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Laurel Frank on the queerness of “Rods & Cones” and moving from art to filmmaking

2 hours agoLGBT / Lesbian : After Ellen

The director gives us the scoop on her series about lovable comedians Carole and Mitzi. The post Laurel Frank on the queerness of “Rods & Cones” and moving from art to filmmaking appeared first on AfterEllen.com.

Chris Brown – X Album Stream [Listen]

Two years worth of ups and downs have finally culminated into Chris Brown’s long-awaited album, X, which fans can stream guilt-free…Continue

The Hunt Is On: Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton Tosses Adrian Peterson Under A Speeding Bus “He’s A Public Embarrassment”

The public assassination of Adrian Peterson continues… Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton Says Adrian Peterson Should Be Suspended From Vikings Via NYDailyNews Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has called on the Vikings to suspend running back Adrian Peterson, calling the Pro Bowler’s

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