Thank you, Angelina Jolie! Your confidence and courage is inspiring and will no doubt help thousands of women face the same difficult decisions. Knowledge is power, and understanding your genetic risk of cancer allowed you to take charge of your future and change your destiny. As a gynecologic oncologist and cancer genetics specialist, I am [...]Read More
It’s that time of year again: time to buff up, bare all and hit the beach. Any good gay knows that Fire Island, specifically the Pines region, is one of the most beautiful, historic and hedonistic summer destinations in the world. You may also know that the Pines had it rough over the past couple [...]Read More
Scandals real and imagined rocked Washington this week. See how good of a muckraker you are by taking our news quiz.
Here are some random but real hints: That would make it bankers 0, IRS employees 1; at least it was kicked off the front pages by the real scandals; if he actually succeeded, then this [...]
By Jamie Utt, The Good Men Project
The internet is in agreement: Fuck Abercrombie Fitch.
The collective outrage has produced some fantastic responses. My favorite comes from Amy Taylor who proclaims:
“I am proud to say that I may be a not-so-cool kid and the extra pounds I carry may not be a thing of [...]
From empowering girls in Kenya to helping women learn financial literacy in Latin America, these local organizations are making a global and domestic impact for women and girls.
This month at HuffPost Impact, we’ve partnered with GreatNonprofits.org to recognize 10 local charities helping gals all over.
Hear from those who have been touched by these organizations and [...]
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has told top advisers that he is prepared to take action if Senate Republicans block three upcoming nominations, the Washington Post reported on Friday.
Reid is reportedly focusing on the month of July to approach filibuster reform and possibly execute the “nuclear option,” which would change the Senate rules and [...]
by guest blogger Coach Mark Smallwood, Rodale Institute executive director
When it comes to growing food, it takes a village. But not the kind of village you might think. While inviting friends and neighbors over to help plant in the spring, harvest in the summer and fall, or weed anytime during the growing season does [...]Read More
Elliott Negin: Unreliable Sources 3: How the Media Help the Kochs & ExxonMobil Spread Climate Disinformation
ExxonMobil Chairman, President and CEO Rex Tillerson may sound more reasonable than his predecessor, but he’s still funding climate contrarian think tanks. (Getty Images)
This six-part series, “Unreliable Sources: How the Media Help the Kochs and ExxonMobil Spread Climate Disinformation,” documents that the press routinely cites climate contrarian think tanks without reporting their ties to the [...]
BERLIN — Conveyor belts hum quietly, towering over piles of dark red wax. A giant mauve object that looks like a deflating balloon sprawls and sags its way across three rooms. A dark pigment circle creates the illusion of a black hole opening up in the floor. And there are lots of mirrors: convex, concave, [...]Read More
By David Gibson
Religion News Service
(RNS) The Catholic diocese in Missouri led by Bishop Robert Finn, who was convicted last year of failing to report a priest who was taking pornographic pictures of children, will pay a $600,000 settlement to the family of one of the priest’s victims.
The family filed the civil suit in federal court [...]