Eternal Badass Alysia Montano Runs 800 Meters Five Months Pregnant
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Olympic track runner Alysia Montano has never been one to let the presence of a fetus developing in her womb keep her from competing, and this year is no exception. On Thursday, she finished seventh in her 800-meter heat at the U.S. Track & Field Outdoor Championships, despite the blistering 110 degree heat and, uh,…Read more...
Donald Trump Jr. Wants Johnny Depp Fired
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Links to Article from Gateway Pundit
Ivanka Trump Must Testify In Shoe Design Ripoff Dispute
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Ivanka Trump will have to take a little break from hissing into her senile father’s ear to testify in a trademark dispute over the design of one of her company’s shoes.Read more...
Malta’s president pledges to push marriage equality through quickly
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Malta’s president has pledged to push a marriage equality bill through as quickly as possible.
Teen arrested for threatening to slaughter people with a machete at Pride event
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A 19-year-old has been arrested for threatening online to slaughter a group of LGBT people at a Pride event using a machete.
30 British Schoolboys Don Skirts to Protest School’s Ban on Shorts: WATCH
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A group of boys at an English high school have taken to wearing skirts in protest of the administration forbidding them from wearing shorts on hot school days. The BBC reported Thursday that about 30 male students at the ISCA Academy in Exeter partic… Read The post 30 British Schoolboys Don Skirts to Protest School’s Ban on Shorts: WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.
Learning to Live with a Broken Heart.
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I am no longer afraid. Now, I want to love so hard that I break this much every day. Because in breaking like this, I am broken open.
Why Trump Made It Easier To Fire VA Employees
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Watch VideoThe president just
Toronto is battling transphobia with a brilliant campaign
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Toronto has launched a campaign to battle transphobia and it is brilliant.
Lawmakers to Annul Convictions of 50,000 Gay Men In Nazi-Era Germany
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German lawmakers have voted to quash the convictions of 50,000 gay men sentenced for homosexuality under a Nazi-era law. Although the law dates from 1871, it was rarely enforced until the Nazis came to power. In 1935 the law was amended to carry a se… Read The post Lawmakers to Annul Convictions of 50,000 Gay Men In Nazi-Era Germany appeared first on Towleroad.
Earth Walkers—the Time is Now. {Poem}
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No matter our background, beliefs, or skin colour. No matter our religion, political ideas, or education. We are listening—and our soul speaks the same language.
Kevin Spacey, NYC Pride, Greg Sulkin, Johnny Depp, Laverne Cox, Babadook, California: HOT LINKS
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NYC PRIDE. Towleroad will be running the live broadcast of NYC Pride this Sunday. Please join us to watch. DEPP DENUNCIATION. White House condemns Johnny Depp: “President Trump has condemned violence in all forms and its sad that others like Jo… Read The post Kevin Spacey, NYC Pride, Greg Sulkin, Johnny Depp, Laverne Cox, Babadook, California: HOT LINKS appeared first on Towleroad.
4 Ways to Reduce Waste When You Go Out to Eat
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Let's look at some practical ways to reduce waste when you go out to eat.
My parents keep trying to make me come out — even though I’m 100% straight. Help!
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"What can I do to shift their opinion while I'm at home for the next 3 months (it's summer break)?"
Ricky Martin Spills About His First Gay Role in ‘Versace: American Crime Story’ – WATCH
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Ricky Martin, Darren Criss, Penelope Cruz, and Edgar Ramirez sat down with EW to talk about the upcoming Ryan Murphy series The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, which doesn’t air until 2018 but is getting so much publicity… Read The post Ricky Martin Spills About His First Gay Role in ‘Versace: American Crime Story’ – WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.
Free-Range Meat is Poison.
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There’s a barrage of information out there about how animal proteins, such as chicken and beef, are raised. And, quite frankly, it’s tough to decipher what it all means.
EPA science adviser says clearing board of experts leaves “huge void”
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The new board is expected to pay less attention to climate change
Walking on Flower Petals at the Asian Art Museum
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Guests now walk around on flower petals at the Asian Art Museum. Both inside and out, Megan Wilson's bright summer of love infused flowers decorate the sidewalk, walls, and walkways, so whether you're rushing to work at the Civic Center, or perusing the new Flower Power exhibit, passersby pause, if only for a second, and smile. That smile seems to be the universal effect of flowers on people no matter their destination. The post Walking on Flower Petals at the Asian Art Museum appeared first o
Walking on Flower Petals at the Asian Art Museum
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Guests now walk around on flower petals at the Asian Art Museum. Both inside and out, Megan Wilson's bright summer of love infused flowers decorate the sidewalk, walls, and walkways, so whether you're rushing to work at the Civic Center, or perusing the new Flower Power exhibit, passersby pause, if only for a second, and smile. That smile seems to be the universal effect of flowers on people no matter their destination. The post Walking on Flower Petals at the Asian Art Museum appeared first o
Qatar Receives List Of Demands It Must Meet To End Sanctions
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Watch VideoQatar is reviewing a list of demands it must meet to end sanctions against it — but the country says the demands aren't fair.Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates wrote the 13-point list of demands, originally obtained by
How we can Wield the Power of Wonder Woman’s Shield.
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Like a magnet, Wonder Woman attracts the world’s many wounds and blunders. Still off balance and unstable, she combines her ability to protect herself from projected fears while forging forward as she surgically pursues the way of the sword. At a certain point, she is assisted by tremendous forces that call out, “Shield!” to create a kind of launching pad where she accelerates and confronts forces beyond her control. Her power to go it alone—no longer ample or desired.
Even ugly animals can win hearts and dollars to save them from extinction
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Endangered animals with more "appeal" receive more donations than ugly species
4 Quotes on the Art of Listening.
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To truly listen, we must momentarily forgo all of our knowledge. Having an empty mind is necessary to
#CatCar Repainted at #PghPride by the Most Wanted Fine Art Crew
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It has been a busy Pride season for us. In less than two weeks time, we: recorded a segment for ‘Burgh Vivant recorded a segment for Into Pittsburgh co-facilitated the first local workshop on LGBTQ media issues raised more than $1,000 to support the Peoples Pride March 2K17 spoke with reporters at The Daily Dot, […]
Lyft fires homophobic taxi driver following PinkNews report
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Lyft has removed a homophobic taxi driver following a PinkNews report.
Cutting Carbs and Bullshit on The Road
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I didn’t grow up with religion so I’m easily impressed by inconvenient rituals, and exercises in deprivation that make me feel vaguely smug. I’ve always been susceptible to cults like political campaigns, yoga, (tantric sex), retreats & extreme diets. Anything to fill the void. I recently started the keto diet. For the The post Cutting Carbs and Bullshit on The Road appeared first on Broke-Ass Stuart's Goddamn Website.
Happy 12th Birthday, Mombian!
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The Mombian blog is 12 years old today! Thanks to all of you who have read, commented, and shared over the years! The post Happy 12th Birthday, Mombian! appeared first on Mombian and is (c) Dana B.... Read the rest of this post at Mombian (www.mombian.com).
Why union workers and environmentalists need to work together with smart protests
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Jobs at any cost could be a problem, as can un-strategic protests
Size matters: Living in a tiny house with a tiny kitchen
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Here's how tiny house dwellers make their inevitably tiny kitchen spaces work for them
They were my life support: My life-threatening health crisis brought out the best in my friends
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When I moved into a hospital room across the country to await a second heart transplant, my 9 best friends came too
International Women’s Media Foundation creates award to honor Gwen Ifill
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The loss of Gwen Ifill is one of those pieces of knowledge that causes me to stop breathing when I remember it. At a time when we need hard-hitting journalism, there is a gaping hole in our media without her. The folks at the International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) feel the same way as they just announced a new award in Ifill's name:Ifill was a bright light in the news industry, an incredible role model and mentor for young journalists – especially women journalists of color – and a friend
Nevada: Sen. Dean Heller Says
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Sen. Dean Heller of NevadaRepublican Senator Dean Heller of Nevada (my state) announced today he will not be voting for the newly unveiled Senate version of Trumpcare.Heller is considered the most vulnerable Republican senator up for reelection in 2018 being from a very purple state that went for Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential race.Via Politico:“This bill that’s currently in front of the United States Senate is not the answer. It’s simply not the answer,” said Heller, the most vulnerab
Book review: Jewels of Allah by Nina Ansary
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When I first heard the title of Dr. Nina Ansary’s latest book, Jewels of Allah, on the life of women in Iran, I must admit I had to restrain myself. In general I’m pretty wary about labelling women as two-dimensional objects, whether in a negative (‘lollipops’) or positive (‘pearl in its shell’) way. Ansary explains [Read More...]