Despite the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, the military still does not allow people who are transgender to serve. Still, many people only transition after they’ve completed their service, creating complications for their continued receipt of benefits. Now, the Pentagon has recognized its first gender change for a military veteran and established a process [...]
Once again I was looking at Cosmo, furrowing intensely and wondering where on earth they come up with their nonsense. I do this from time to time because I follow them on Twitter (don’t ask me why.) I also like to give my brow a workout with all the aforementioned furrowing. In this episode of Cosmo forces Chatel [...]
As a semi-closeted queer girl (as in, I'll tell people if they ask but don't go around covered in rainbows or anything, and it seems like "short hair, blazers, and DMs" reads as "fashiony" rather than "gaymo" at the moment), most of my friends who I don't meet through gay stuff start off assuming I'm straight. Show More Summary
Most business leaders, when asked to advise new graduates, are encouraging, telling them that though things might be rough now, they'll pick up in time. Not AIG's outspoken CEO, Robert Benmosche. He doesn't have much in the way of sympathy...Show More Summary
Microsoft Excel isn't only for spreadsheets. It can also be used to create art. Don't believe me? Just ask 73 year-old Tatsuo Horiuchi. He'll tell ya. Read more...
I was extremely interested to catch the interview of Ben Kepes (Director/Principle) Diversity Limited on day one of EMC World 2013. Hosts Stu Miniman and John Furrier had a very insightful conversation asking Kepes opinion on everything from cloud migration … Continue reading ?
In TK 2012, Peter Sagal—host of NPR's "Wait Wait... Don’t Tell Me!"—was in Lexington, Ky., filming an upcoming documentary on the U.S. Constitution when a man approached his film crew with a lead pipe. "He looked like the Jesse Pinkman character in 'Breaking Bad,'" Sagal told Yahoo News recently. Sagal was there to interview [...]
Tags: sports women's sports college sports coaches Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell is no longer the law that governs the U.S. Military, but, according to a thoughtful piece by ESPN.com’s Mechelle Voepel, it’s still the rule for reporters when dealing with college coaches. Show More Summary
After telling The Daily Mail he didn’t think Beyoncé brought anything to his daughter’s legacy-affirming single “Back to Black” — “I don’t think she brings anything to it, I wasn’t asked for my permission if they could record it” — now...Show More Summary
The president who signed "don't ask, don't tell" and DOMA had the chance to address his role in these laws and use his turnaround on them as a teachable moment. But that didn't happen. read more
Remember when “American Psycho” author Bret Easton Ellis wasn’t controversial? No, we don’t either. There was last year’s tweet about Matt Bomer’s sexuality getting in the way of playing Christian Grey: “Okay I’ll say it. Matt Bomer isn’t right for Christian Grey because he is openly...
Future King of The Netherlands Willem-Alexander just wants to be one of the guys. On Wednesday, in his final interview as a Crown Prince, Willem-Alexander appeared on Dutch TV to tell his loyal subjects: Don’t call me “majesty.” The Prince of Orange (to give him his full title) appeared on Dutch national channels NOS and [...]Show More Summary
I was wondering why Gwyneth skipped out on the Iron Man 3 shenanigans happening in London. I guess when a jeweler asks you to come hang out at its big ball, you call the studio and tell it you don’t want to see the movie again right now anyway and that you’ll make it up Read More...
Fightland went to San Diego to meet Liz Carmouche, the woman who made it through the Marine Corps, the Iraq War, and Don't Ask Don't Tell to get her history-making shot at Ronda Rousey and the UFC women's bantamweight belt.
To many people, he's Lt. Dan Choi, gay activist and the face of the movement to end "don't ask, don't tell." To a fellow former solder, he's just Dan. read more
"On occasions when they ask why they can't have Cheetos, Froot Loops or yogurt in a tube I tell them it's because these things aren't real food. They taste good, but they don't help their bodies grow strong or give them big muscles....
Many recipes for fluffy treats like soufflé, mousse, and angel food cake ask you to fold egg whites or whipped cream into a batter, but don't begin to tell you how. If your batter folding skills aren't up to snuff, Emma Christensen at The Kitchn put together a great tutorial. More »
Ask any athlete and they will tell you that they know instantly when an injury is bad. You just know it in your bones. It hits you in your gut. Even if you don't see it, but hear it, you know. Often, if the angle is right when watching on TV, you know instantly.
I don't think I'm being alarmist when I ask you all to talk to your teens and your younger relatives today. It's Friday. All over kids will be telling their parents they are going to a movie, or sneaking out of the house, or lying about spending the night at a friend's. Show More Summary
Unfortunately, even as the LGBT movement makes progress in other areas, such as Don't Ask, Don't Tell and marriage equality, an increasing number of LGBT youth are experiencing homelessness.