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Meet The Bears Of Sweet Paul

2 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

The foodies among you may already be familiar with Sweet Paul, which began years ago as Paul Lowe's personal cooking blog and has since grown to become a wildly popular print and online magazine. Lowe (above left, also known as "theShow More Summary

Win Free #CrueltyFree bath products by LUSH!

We're giving away these FREE #CrueltyFree bath products by LUSH! For a chance to WIN, REGRAM this pic, follow @officialpeta, hashtag #PETAprize, & you'll automatically be entered! The post Win Free #CrueltyFree bath products by LUSH! appeared first on PETA.

Russell Simmons: Ban Horse-Drawn Carriages

The post Russell Simmons: Ban Horse-Drawn Carriages appeared first on PETA.

50 Shades And The Workplace

Rossina Gil thinks that many unsafe workplaces force employees into an awful dilemma: keep your job or engage in a toxic relationship. The post 50 Shades And The Workplace appeared first on The Good Men Project.

How PTSD Can Change the Culture: An Interview With ‘The Evil Hours’ Author David J. Morris

In The Evil Hours: A Biography of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, writer David J. Morris shows how the disorder has been a part of the human experience since time began, and how our understanding of it and treatment of it has changed throughout the years. Show More Summary

Justice Department Investigation Finds Pattern of Police Bias in Ferguson, MO

[Content Note: Police brutality; racism.]Although a separate investigation by the US Department of Justice is expected to find no civil rights violations against Officer Darren Wilson, who shot and killed black teenager Michael Brown...Show More Summary

EPA's National Study into Fracking Narrowed as Key Goals Fall by Wayside Due to Industry Pressure

In 2010, when Congress tasked the EPA with launching a national study of the risks posed by hydraulic fracturing, environmentalists were cautiously optimistic. “At least the EPA is paying attention,” Don Young, founder of Fort WorthShow More Summary

ABC Family Airs Youngest Same-Sex Kiss In Television History On The Fosters

2 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Since we have to assume you, like us, don’t keep too up to date on your ABC Family programming, there’s a show called The Fosters that first aired in 2013 that follows the lives of the coincidentally named Foster family — an interracial lesbian couple raising a mix of biological, adopted and foster children. How’s that for diversity? […]

DOJ Findings Accuse Ferguson Police of Pattern of Racial Bias 

The Department of Justice is preparing to release findings this week, alleging that the Ferguson, Mo. Police Department practiced routine racial bias, violating the constitutional rights of residents, the Washington Post reports.

23 Gay Rights Activists Arrested In Idaho State Capitol

2 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

An estimated 23 gay rights activists were arrested in Idaho yesterday morning after protesting in the Idaho House and Senate chambers, attempting to pressure lawmakers to pass anti-discrimination protections reports Boise State Public Radio. The activists, wearing black shirts that...

Football: Travis Clark leaves Santa Monica for Lawndale

After six years as head coach at Santa Monica High, Travis Clark is leaving to become the football coach at Lawndale.

WATCH: Kristin Beck Wants to Be the First Trans Woman in Congress

If elected, Beck would unseat longtime Maryland Rep. Steny Hoyer. read more

Decoding CPAC Celebrities' Mixed Messages on LGBT Issues

Conservative leaders tended to dodge LGBT issues at this year's Conservative Political Action Conference, though a few extremists managed to make some noise. read more

Small Quaker Group Takes Aim at Big Bank and Wins

Earth Quaker Action Team (EQAT) is not the kind of group you'd expect to break the resolve of the seventh largest U.S. bank, but that's what happened today when, after five years of our pressure, PNC released a policy phasing out their financing of companies engaged in mountaintop removal coal mining. Show More Summary

NOLA Planned Parenthood’s concrete contractor responds

In my post yesterday, “NOLA Planned Parenthood resumes construction; contractor says will walk for payoff,” I wrote that Absolute Concrete Services had not returned my calls requesting comment. Today, Ronald Backes did. Ronald is the...Show More Summary

One thing Netanyahu and Obama agree on: Climate change is a huge threat

They might have vastly different visions for how to deal with Iran, but Obama and Netanyahu agree on the necessity of climate change action.

Controversial Photo Series Explores Women’s Boundaries. Or Lack Thereof. 

After recently attending the Young Photographers Alliance Mentoring Program, Pittsburgh-based photographer Allaire Bartel was inspired by the theme of “boundaries” to create this photo series that’s designed to capture the oppressiveness...Show More Summary

An 8-Bit Music Video Where The Pixels Are Made Out Of Beads

The Very Best’s newest music video, “Let Go,” might appear at first to be the run-of-the-mill, nostalgia-producing 8-bit videos with side-scrolling and fun. However, the Tim Burton-level of technique and craft required to produce the...Show More Summary

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