What a culture of death tells us about a culture of life. “Don’t let’s ask for the moon. We have the stars,” breathes Bette Davis, gazing soulfully at Paul Henreid. “Have yourself a merry little Christmas,” Judy Garland sings tenderly...Show More Summary
Today marks the 5 year anniversary of the full implementation of the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." Repeal of the law closed a dark and discriminatory chapter of American history that required gay, lesbian, and bisexual servicemembers...Show More Summary
Via press release from the Democratic National Committee: “In the five years since Congress repealed the discriminatory Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy, we’ve made great strides in expanding and protecting the rights of the LGBT community in the United States, but we still have further to go. Show More Summary
This post originally appeared on The Huffington Post. Today marks the five-year anniversary of the official end of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (DADT) — the archaic and deeply discriminatory law that barred gay, lesbian, and bisexual Americans from serving openly in the military. Show More Summary
Chance the Rapper didn’t ask the audience to go wild. He didn’t put his hand to his ear in an exaggerated manner and yell, “I can’t hear you!” He didn’t even tell folks to throw their hands in the air and wave ’em like they just don’t care. What the young Chicago MC called for instead, not long...
“Why on earth did you write a book on weed? What is there to say?” This is one of the first questions strangers ask when I tell them what I’ve been doing for the last three years. It’s a reasonable question ? I don’t present as a shaggy stoner; nor am I’m someone who blazes all day. Show More Summary
People ask me if I ever write about places I don't like. I tell them it's not my job to hurt anyone. Recently, I began to worry about covering two places on my list that weren't up to our (yours and mine) standards. What do I say about this? If that's the best the restaurant can do and it's still...
Ask anyone who's manned an automobile in Miami, and they're likely to tell you that the experience sucks. The streets are congested, the highways are backed up, and don't even mention the p-word (parking). But the roadways are even worse for another category of human: pedestrians. Miami has the...
You made something great, but nobody cares. What’s next? That’s obvious! You tell them. Problem is, most don’t actually respond to this approach. Nope. In fact, the opposite is the case. The more you ask people to try something, the less likely they are to. People have a strange way of looking at things. I […]
Navy Seal Kris Beck deployed 13 times during her more than 20 years in service and earned both a Bronze Star and a Purple Heart. However, if she tried to join the military today, Beck would be swiftly rejected. Beck is transgender—and the military has made it clear that though gay and lesbian Americans can now join the military, transgender folks are still not welcome.
The problematic policy of Don't Ask Don't Tell, implemented in 1993 by President Bill Clinton, has now been beautifully, if not dutifully rendered visible by LA-based photographer Jeff Sheng. That is, visible to the certain point his courageous subjects can be while in uniform.
Summary: Facebook wants advertisers to get faster. The social network is going after one of the biggest concerns in mobile advertising by telling brands to build better mobile web experiences that load more quickly. Facebook has repeatedly found that people don't stick around for pages that take too long to display -- 40% click away...
Your kid probably spends most of the year looking forward to Oct. 31 so they can get dressed up in their Halloween costume and parade around the neighborhood asking strangers for candy (honestly, you spend all year telling them to avoid strangers and it goes completely out the window come Halloween). Show More Summary
W hen I tell someone I don’t know well that I’m engaged, the first question they ask is, “What’s his name?” and then inevitably, “What does he do?” When I answer that he works in the warehouse of a big-box electronics store, they usually...Show More Summary
"Who am I?" I've asked myself lately to tell women that they should breastfeed. I don't have children yet, but as a pediatrician, I know, based on research, evidence, and witnessed experience, that breastfeeding is good for babies, mothers and communities. Show More Summary
A dentist is simply a doctor in charge of your oral hygiene. So, let me ask you a question: How many times have you visited a dentist this year? Alright, you don't have to tell me your answer. Most people don't visit a dentist until they have severe problems in their oral area. I am also part of this group even if I don't want to admit it. Show More Summary
Last night, as I was preparing dinner, my 15-year-old daughter walked up to me and asked, "Mom, what is wrong with you? Don't say 'nothing,' just tell me what's wrong." I had to stop and take a deep breath, feeling bad that I was so irritable that my daughter was doing an emotional check-in on me. Show More Summary
Ask Bear S. Bear Bergman Ask Bear is an advice column written by S. Bear Bergman. Bear is a busybody know-it-all with many opinions who is only too happy for a sanctioned opportunity to tell you what he thinks you ought to be doing (as...Show More Summary
Let your competition play the application game, writes jobs guru Nick Corcodilos. Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Nick Corcodilos started headhunting in Silicon Valley in 1979 and has answered over 30,000 questions from the Ask...Show More Summary
For everyone that is telling their single friends that they need to start dating, please stop. We don't need your opinion. We don't need your free therapy. We don't need therapy at all actually.