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Only 5% Of Gay Couples Feel Safe Holding Hands On Vacation

13 hours agoLGBT / Gay : NewNowNext

“It is shocking that in today’s society some of us can’t even enjoy a simple holiday without fear of discrimination."

At last, a real challenger for Dianne Feinstein's Senate seat

Now it’s a race. With California Senate leader Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) now officially a candidate for the U.S. Senate, incumbent Dianne Feinstein has a serious challenger for the first time in more than two decades. Not since her 1996 race against Arianna Huffington’s then-husband Michael...

NEW YORK CITY: Bullied Gay Teenager Charged With Stabbing Classmate To Death Tells His Side Of The Story

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

Andy Humm reports at Gay City News: Abel Cedeno, 18, the bullied gay teen charged with killing one classmate, Matthew McCree, 15, and wounding another, Ariane Laboy, 16, with a knife spoke to Gay City News from Rikers Island on Sunday,...Show More Summary

U.S. Senate candidate: bringing back ‘knowledge of God’ will be my priority

Pro-life Judge Roy Moore is running against a Democrat who supports abortion on demand.

HRC Statement on Donald Trump ‘Joking’ About Pence Wanting to Kill LGBTQ People

Today, the Human Rights Campaign responded to a report that Donald Trump “joked” about Mike Pence wanting to hang LGBTQ people. HRC President Chad Griffin said of the New Yorker anecdote, "It's disturbing and sickening that Donald Trump would 'joke' about Mike Pence wanting to 'hang them all' in reference to LGBTQ people. Show More Summary

I’m a Transgender Boy, and I’m Suing My Health Insurer to Cover the Medical Care I Need

Why should I be denied essential health care just because I’m trans? My name is Pax Enstad, and I’m a high school junior, a son, a brother and a friend. I’m also a transgender boy. When I tell people this, it seems like everyone wants...Show More Summary

#AM_Equality Tipsheet: October 16, 2017

DEFINITION OF HYPOCRISY -- AFTER LAUNCHING UNPRECEDENTED ATTACKS ON LGBTQ PEOPLE, AG SESSIONS SEEKS CREDIT FOR ATTENTION TO IOWA HATE CRIME: “One week after Jeff Sessions changed Department of Justice policy by refusing to protect transgender...Show More Summary

Slab failure magmatism: the missing link to the formation of continents

(Geological Society of America) Earth has two types of crust: oceanic crust is relatively young, dense, and made at mid-oceanic spreading centers, whereas continental crust is buoyant, old, and believed to be created in magmatic arcs. Show More Summary

The sun keeps turning an apocalyptic shade of red. Here’s why.

Since climate change makes wildfires worse, we'll be seeing a lot more of it.

I Write Letters

[Content Note: Rape culture.]Dear James Corden: I see that you are "truly sorry" for telling a bunch of Harvey Weinstein rape jokes at the amfAR Gala, and that offending people "was never [your] intention."Oh.As someone who was not offended...Show More Summary

Senate Will Vote on House-Passed Pro-Life Bill Banning Late-Term Abortions After 20 Weeks

The bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy will get a vote in the Senate at some point soon. The House has already approved the legislation and the top Republican in the Senate confirmed a vote is forthcoming, but a timetable was not provided. From The Hill: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) […]

A dramatically retooled Notre Dame team awaits USC

The list of reasons why it’s a bad idea to tweet is lengthy, but Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly found a new one last season when, with his defensive coordinator under fire from fans, Kelly’s account “liked” a suggestion that Kelly fire the assistant. Despite Kelly’s explanation that the “like” was...

#StopSexism Call: Emotional Labor/Mental Load

Last week's call was on emotional labor, Join us this week to find out what is next! The post #StopSexism Call: Emotional Labor/Mental Load appeared first on The Good Men Project.

The academy does not have the moral authority to expel Harvey Weinstein

To the editor: Now, after many female actors have accused producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment and rape, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has theatrically announced that it has the moral authority and obligation to fire Weinstein as a card-carrying member. (“Harvey Weinstein...

Roy Moore Gains 20K Twitter Followers…From Russia

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

The Washington Examiner reports: Judge Roy Moore is a big deal in Alabama — and also, apparently, in Russia. A swarm of Russian Twitter bots has suddenly followed the Republican front-runner in the special Alabama senate race, helping to increase his social media audience from about 27,000 followers on Friday to 47,000 on Monday. Show More Summary

Clinton Foundation, Sia, Kate Winslet, Sebastian Gorka, Heritage Foundation, Turkeys, Japan, Dawn French: HOT LINKS

13 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

TERRIFYING ESCAPE. Two men escape the Cascade wildfire in Loma Rica, California, after no evacuation. CLINTON FOUNDATION. Harvey Weinstein donations have been spent: “We are a charity. Donations, these included, have been spent fighting...Show More Summary

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