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The Speakeasy Reacts to “Dear White People”

13 hours agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

"Dear White People is not a how-to guide on ways to avoid performing acts of microaggressions, or why it's bad to appropriate black people's culture. Instead, it's an examination of the importance of support systems, the difficulty of being an outsider, and how one uses identity as a tool of protection."

Alicia Keys Sings “New York” At Black Ball Gala With Swizz, Nas, Diddy, And Kanye Present [Video]

Last night (October 30) in New York City, Alicia Keys hosted the 11th annual Keep A Child Alive (KCA) Black Ball in a star-studded event that help to raise funds for children and families with HIV/AIDS in Africa and India.

Who should control the Senate is pretty clear: make sure to get out and vote pro-choice!

On November 4, control of the Senate will be in your hands. The elections are going to come down to the wire, so your vote will matter big ime. And the differences between these candidates couldn't be more stark. In each race, one candidate...Show More Summary

WATCH: NOM Targets Ark. Dem. Who Opposes Marriage Equality

Being of two Senate Democrats who don't support marriage equality isn't antigay enough for the National Organization for Marriage's campaign in Arkansas. read more

Florida Crazies: Boynton Beach “Officer Of The Month” Accused Of Raping Woman On The Hood Of His Patrol Car

Too much servin’, not nearly enough protectin’ Officer Of The Month Allegedly Rapes Woman On Patrol Car While On Duty Via NYDailyNews A Florida Cop of the Month allegedly raped a woman on the hood of his patrol car while

What’s Your Business Waste Worth? Find Out on a Commercial Materials Exchange

The commercial materials exchange takes business waste from one place, and offers it for sale or use to organizations or other businesses that need it The post What’s Your Business Waste Worth? Find Out on a Commercial Materials Exchange appeared first on Sustainablog.

Catholic Universities Draw Bishops' Ire Over Benefits for Same-Sex Spouses

The Roman Catholic hierarchy is not pleased with decisions by universities, including Creighton and Notre Dame, to offer benefits to same-sex spouses of employees. read more

Fair Or Foul?? Nigerian 14-Year-Old Child Bride Faces Death Penalty For Killing 35-Year-Old Hubby With Rat Poison

Should she be persecuted for his murder?? A 14-year-old Nigerian girl accused of murdering her 35-year-old husband by putting rat poison in his food could face the death penalty, Nigerian prosecutors said Thursday. Child Bride Faces Death Penalty For Killing

32 countries where global warming could make violence worse

A new report ranks the countries most vulnerable to climate conflicts and food insecurity.

WATCH: Texas Youth Says He Was Attacked for Being Gay

The teen says he was lured to a skate park, where he was kicked, punched, and called 'faggot' and 'booty lover.' read more

Beautifully Coupled Up: A Very Pregnant Alicia Keys Attends The “Keep A Child Alive” Ball With Hubby Swizz Beatz

Alicia Keys And Swizz Beatz Attend The Annual “Keep A Child Alive Ball” The 11th Annual “Keep A Child Alive” Ball was held last night in NYC and among those in attendance were R&B songstress Alicia Keys and her producer-extraordinar...

Bootlegged Speech of Rick Berman Shows Deception and Dirty Tactics Off the Charts

"People always ask me one question all the time: ‘How do I know that I won’t be found out as a supporter of what you’re doing?'?" That’s Rick Berman, the lobbyist and PR operative who collects money from corporations to...        Related Stories Fear-Mongering in Maine on Question 1 The Thin Blue Furry Line Farm Workers for Farm Animals  

Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared 3

The latest video in Becky Sloan and Joseph Pelling’s series of surreal and inappropriate “children’s” videos Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared 3, sets out to teach us about love and loneliness, but ends up just freaking us out as usual.

Women and Witchcraft, Past and Present

14 hours agoLGBT / Lesbian : SheWired.com

Halloween is complicated, especially for women. read more

Russian Pol Calls for Lifetime Ban on Tim Cook

14 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Out Traveler G.P.S.

The writer of the original 'gay propaganda' law says the newly out CEO could present a health threat to Russia. read more

Victory! New Legal Representation for Those Lost in Detention

Mario had a long history of mental illness prior to landing in immigration custody. He struggled with schizophrenia and had attempted suicide in the past. Despite this, none of the various immigration officials who came into contactShow More Summary

Get Ready to Vote: Out Traveler Awards Nominees Coming Next Week

14 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Out Traveler G.P.S.

Tell us which destinations are worth your time and dollars. read more

The Friday Blogaround

This blogaround brought to you by green apples.Recommended Reading:Andrea: [Content Note: Misogynist terrorism] How to Talk to Your Guy Friends About Not Threatening to Rape and Murder Women on the InternetRagen: [CN: Fat hatred] Solving...Show More Summary

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