The author of American Honor Killings: Desire and Rage Among Men discusses the tragic murder of out gay mayoral candidate Marco McMillian and why “gay panic” is an increasingly irrelevant term.
The wonderful Zen Pencils created this powerful cartoon based on a quote by Malala Yousafzai, who is recovering from being shot in the head by the Taliban. She has just been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize.
Data is neat. But it’s even neater when it’s organized into a pretty chart. (Like, literally. It’s way easier to read.)
When you declare that everyone’s favorite underdog planet is no longer a planet, you become a pretty polarizing figure. But Neil Degrasse Tyson really has a lot going for him.
Meet Chico and Jack, two Australian Cattle Dog mixes who are looking for love — as long as they can stay together. Everyone needs someone.
Schools and streets remain eerily deserted as workers rebuild the nuclear power plant.
For when you’re just having one of those days.
Thanks to a truce in the drug wars, Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, for the first time in years, no longer has the world’s highest murder rate. But for a generation that grew up around constant violence, the fight for normalcy is just beginning.
A look back at the Venezuelan president’s life, from the failed coup that launched his career to the cancer that ended it on Tuesday.
You need this if you’re having a rough day. This post was inspired by a Reddit post asking people to share “the happiest fact you know.”
Students take note: you’re probably doing it wrong!
Both acts have turned down their invitation to the national Boy Scouts Jamboree after pressure from GLAAD to denounce the Boy Scouts’ ban on gay scouts and leaders.
These fur balls were dealt crappy hands, but they’re still smiling, purring and wagging their little tails. That’s what I would call totally inspirational!
A French woman’s German Shepherd stopped her from committing suicide by knocking aside the rifle she tried to fire into her heart.
Unleash the waffle within.
With more than 50% of gay men no longer using condoms consistently, the shame that often prevents candid discussion of bareback sex may prove to be as dangerous as the health risks themselves.
“I know this will not be the last time I talk about food and weight and bodies with my daughter; I am just ultra pissed that it had to start when she was seven.” (via Mamamia.com.au)
No, seriously, it’s the national sport of Turkey.
Shaggy was more than just a Mr. Lover, he was a Marine.You’ll be surprised who has spent time serving our country.