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Chilean Sailor Surprises The World By Coming Out

3 days agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

The Chilean armed forces doesn’t bother with anything like America’s former “don’t ask, don’t tell,” which is the political version of sticking your fingers in your ears, closing your eyes and screaming “lalalalala.” There it’s traditionally been more like “don’t be gay, period.” Which is why it is especially surprising that Chilean sailor Mauricio Ruiz staged a press […]

#27BiStories: Tell Us Something We Don't Know

We asked 27 bisexuals to tell us something about their relationship and sexuality that they'd like the general public to understand. read more

Daily Caller Column Blames Gay Service Members For Rise In Military Rape

An opinion column for The Daily Caller blamed gay and bisexual men for much of the military's sexual assault problem, arguing that the 2010 repeal of the armed forces' Don't Ask, Don't Tell (DADT) policy had worsened the problem of rape...Show More Summary

Michelle Nunn's 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

A worried mother living in rural North Georgia recently called my office seeking legal advice. She divorced a few years back and got custody of her kids. Now, after learning that she is a lesbian and living with another woman, her ex-husband...Show More Summary

New Facebook spam updates: include links, but don’t ask users to click them

Facebook has just announced two new updates that it thinks will help weed out the amount of spam that shows up in your timeline. First up, Facebook plans to penalize posts that encourage you to click a link without telling you much about it. In other words, “click bait.” Here’s the example they give: That […]

“With very best wishes. I look forward to seeing you in London! Yours ever Tony Blair.”

Jimmy Carter may have been well to the right of the Democratic majority in Congress and tried to create policy from such an untenable position. Bill Clinton may have signed NAFTA, created Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, and ushered in welfare “reform.” Barack Obama may not have lived up to the dreams of those naive enough […]

Weekly sidebar poll results: Is $250 the right price for the Moto 360?

Numbers don't tell the whole story Everyone's a little excited about the Moto 360, and when it was leaked that the price may be $250, we had to ask and see what everyone thought of that. We made the poll simple, and asked if you would buy a Moto 360 for $250. Show More Summary

Dan Choi Running for City College of San Francisco Board Spot

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Lt. Dan Choi, who was for many years the public face of the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" repeal movement, has announced a candidacy for the City College of San Francisco Board. Via campaign website: Now, Dan has decided to channel...

What Black Parents Tell Their Sons About the Police

A Tumblr quote floated over to me about around the time of Trayvon Martin's murder, from a Jonathan Lethem book that I've never read (The Fortress of Solitude). At this point, I don't really need to read it, because it's already asked me the most important question I've heard in a long time: "At what age is a black boy when he learns he's scary?" Read more...

Surveys Can Make People Go Extreme

2 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

There are all kinds of reasons why people don't tell the truth when asked questions. Sometimes they suddenly turn into fanatics. They hate, or love, anything. Here's how you catch people when they go extreme, or when they try to just get along. Read more...

These 5'3" and Under Stars Don't Let Height Stand in the Way of Fashion

2 weeks agoLifestyle / Fashion : FabSugar

Height just may be a state of mind if you ask these stars. Because whether you talk to Nicole Richie, Sarah Jessica Parker, or Reese Witherspoon, they'll tell you that they feel 6'0" when they're walking the red carpet in a gorgeous gown or strolling down the street in an adorable pair of flats. Show More Summary

George RR Martin says fans ask for more explicit sex scenes

2 weeks agoOdd : Boing Boing

Via AV Club, GRRM tells us several fans have figured out the ending of his A Song of Fire and Ice. Additionally, a number of female fans are asking for explicit all male sex scenes, “I don’t pretend to understand this, I just read my email" says Martin.

Password Hashing 101

When you forget your password, some websites ask you to make a new one instead of just telling you what your current one is. Why? Because they don’t actually know what your password is. Tom Scott explains why that’s a good thing.

Ex Cops team up with Billy Corgan and Ariel Pink for new album

Picture a 90s alt-pop revival. Then ask yourself why? Picture two unfathomably good-looking people, a boy and a girl, like a trimmed-down ABBA, and tell yourself they are called Ex Cops. Don’t ask yourself why this time, but let me assure...Show More Summary

Don’t Let Publishing Intimidate You: “You Are Your Own Best Advocate”

3 weeks agoOdd : Thought Catalog

In his "Dirty Little Secrets" conference presentation, Writer's Digest Publisher Phil Sexton tells authors to ask their publishers what support their books are getting -- and what they can do to help."

Need Kids to Follow Instructions? Don’t Ask. Tell.

“Do you want to put on your shoes now?” “Should we have macaroni and cheese for dinner?” “How about you go brush your teeth?” These are not really questions.

The Great Management Hoax -- 3 Reasons Why Managers Need Systems

Time and time again, I talk with managers who are struggling and they don't know where to turn or who to ask for guidance. Here is what many of them tell me - 1. If I ask my boss for help, he/she will think I'm not ready for this job. 2. Show More Summary

LGBT Servicemembers To Receive Memorial In Congressional Cemetery

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Nearly three years ago, the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" repeal was made official, paving the way for lesbian, gay, and bisexual service members to perform their duties openly and honestly. The repeal by no means erased a traumatic history, however,...

Who is Matt Brown fighting next? Don't ask him, because he doesn't give a f--k

Just tell him when and where. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight warrior Matt Brown is still irate over his unanimous decision loss to Robbie Lawler, which took place in the UFC on FOX 12 main event last month in San Jose,...Show More Summary

Cowboys TE Coach Mike Pope Throws Ice Water on Players, Because Football

When Mike Pope tells you to pop your top and catch some footballs, you don't ask questions. You also don't ask questions when he starts throwing ice water on your back. That's just Pope applying his arcane magic. The Dallas Cowboys tight...Show More Summary

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