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Larry Flynt is planning a porn parody of 'The Interview'

Hustler honcho and free speech advocate Larry Flynt is taking a smutty stand against North Korea.

Franciscan Order in ‘grave’ financial trouble after massive fraud

yesterdayNews : The Raw Story

The Franciscan Order founded by Saint Francis of Assisi, who advocated a life of poverty, is in deep financial trouble following the discovery of massive fraud and is appealing for help. Italy’s Panorama magazine said the 800-year-old order had invested tens of millions of euros in suspect...

Open Carry Groups In Texas Not Getting Along, Will Hold Competing Capitol Demonstrations

Multiple groups in Texas advocating for more permissive gun laws in a state which already has lax gun laws, plan to hold demonstrations on the Capitol grounds. Their intention is to promote the passing of a House bill that would remove the state’s 145-year-old ban on the open carry of handguns. But, it is legal for them [...]

MySnap Insulin Pump – Review

Longtime type 1 and advocate Melissa Lee reviews the latest customizable MySnap insulin pump from Asante Solutions. {Disclosure: Melissa received a free upgrade and controller unit for review from the company} REVIEWER’S BREAKDOWN: PROs: New...Show More Summary

Judge Edwards on Rodell's Goodbye to Law Reviews

Harry T. Edwards (Senior Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit), Another Look at Professor Rodell's Goodbye to Law Reviews, 100 Va. L. Rev. 1483 (2014): I am not advocating a return to the narrow-minded, provincial doctrinal scholarship that Professor Rodell singled out for criticism. My hope is...

3 Ways BiggerPockets Can Seem Overwhelming to Newbies (& How to Avoid Them)

Before I begin I would like to preface my discussion by informing you that it was very difficult writing this post. I am an advocate for self education and self mastery in the field of real estate; however, I must warn you about overwhelming yourself with the educational resources available on BiggerPockets. I hope after reading [...]Show More Summary

‘I Don’t Deserve To Die On The Street': Inside A Funeral For The Homeless

For the 25th year in a row, homeless people and their advocates around the country commemorated National Homeless Persons' Memorial Day on Friday. The post ‘I Don’t Deserve To Die On The Street': Inside A Funeral For The Homeless appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Call for Nominations: Who Are the Top Tech Innovators in Higher Education?

We’re reviving our annual feature profiling influential technology innovators and the ideas they’re advocating, and we’d like your suggestions. Our hope is to cover a wide range of areas within the college world–teaching, scholarship, administration, libraries, student life, and more. Show More Summary

LGBT Advocates Cry Foul After Texas Leases 222 Acres To Anti-Gay Boy Scouts Of America For Nominal Fee

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

LGBT advocates in El Paso are objecting to the state of Texas' decision to lease a large tract of land to the Boy Scouts of America for a nominal amount. The Texas Transportation Commission approved a 25-year lease Thursday for...

Holidays That POP: Delta Work's Guide to Party Guest Stardom

Make your holiday season pop with tips, tricks and tidings from acclaimed contributors in The Advocate's Holidays that POP series. read more

New York Mayor de Blasio named PETA’s Person of the Year

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio was named 2014 Person of the Year by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) for opposing horse-drawn carriages in Manhattan and advocating other animal-friendly causes, the group said on Thursday. De Blasio, a liberal who took office less than a year ago,...

The 2014 Liver Meeting – Report on Viral Hepatitis Coverage at the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) Meeting

Last month, the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) annual meeting  (The Liver Meeting®) took place, convening nearly 10,000 physicians, surgeons, researchers, allied health professionals and advocates from around the world to discuss the natural history, prevention, and cure of liver diseases. Show More Summary

Venezuelan LGBT Advocate Murdered in Caracas

Givineth Soto was a psychologist, LGBT advocate, mother, and wife. Her widow won't be recognized as such by the government. read more

Never trust a transit advocate

I’ve been fighting for better transit for over twenty years now, and one of the most important lessons I’ve learned is this: never trust a transit advocate. I’m not saying that we’re all liars, or irresponsible, or anything like that. Show More Summary

Walmart faces federal complaint over firing of pregnant woman

Worker advocates warned that Walmart's new and improved policy toward pregnant employees had big gaps and might not actually provide much protection for the women. Now they say those fears have been realized, and have filed a complaint...Show More Summary

Bill Cosby To Be Protested By Canadian Women At Upcoming Show

Bill Cosby is scheduled to perform in Hamilton in the beginning of January, but women in the area, as well as victims advocates, plan on protesting the event. CBC News reports that Anne Bokma has sparked a protest that will involve sabotaging the disgraced comedian’s upcoming gig. Show More Summary

D.C. Council Prohibits Employment Discrimination Based on Reproductive Health Choices

Some advocates say the bill could be interpreted to reverse the Hobby Lobby decision in D.C., but the bill's sponsors say it merely protects employees from being unjustly fired. Image: Shutterstock The post D.C. Council Prohibits Employment Discrimination Based on Reproductive Health Choices appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Green Car Reports: Audi Unveils Q7 e-tron quattro, Nissan Leaf with laser beams, and the Passion of the Tesla

What defines a "green car" can be the source of much discussion among environmentalists, advocates, and actual buyers. Every week Green Car Reports shines a light on the industry with coverage of battery-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles, conventional hybrids,

Making a performant watch face

Posted by Hoi Lam, Developer Advocate, Android Wear What’s a better holiday gift than great performance? You’ve got a great watch face idea -- now, you want to make sure the face you’re presenting to the world is one of care and attention to detail. At the core of the watch face's process is an onDraw method for canvas operations. Show More Summary

Why Bitcoin advocates might like New York’s new proposed rules for virtual currency

2 days agoTechnology : Post Tech

One of New York's top financial regulators is laying out a new policy on Bitcoin and other virtual currencies after a flood of public feedback encouraged the agency to scale back its proposed rules. New revisions to the proposal would trim some requirements on Bitcoin-related businesses, and clarify others. Among the key changes? Companies covered by […]

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