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Farrah Fawcett-Majors Made Me Realize I'm Super Gay

I was eleven years old and I was with my Aunt Marge in Billings, Montana. It was the summer of 1976.<p>Aunt Marge had made some amazing lemonade and she handed me a cold glass. As we drank, she ran her fingers over my brand new iron-on T-shirt.<p>"I like her a lot," she said, taking a sip from her drink …

Sexuality

'Modern Family' Cast Recreates Shots From Your Favorite TV Shows

"Modern Family" is No. 14 on The Hollywood Reporter's list of Hollywood's 100 favorite TV shows, and to celebrate, the cast re-created shots from some other favorite shows. The photos reimagine scenes from "Breaking Bad," "Cheers," and "Married with Children," among others (which means there was a …

TV

Glenn Beck’s terrifying new book: 300 pages of Islamophobia dressed up as scholarship

The right-wing media giant released his latest book last month. It’s worth taking a look at what makes it so scary<p>Glenn Beck would like to tell you about Islam. Sure, he’s a walking conspiracy generator who’s been wrong nearly every time he parts his lips: wrong about Obama’s SS-like “civilian …

Religion

8 TED Talks that will help you save your relationships

Relationships also come in all sizes and colors — there are romantic relationships, work relationships, and friendships, just to name a few.<p>Regardless of what kind of relationship you want to save, each is fundamentally similar to the next in a number of ways.<p>In all healthy relationships, we are …

Relationships

3 reasons Apple TV could fly where Google TV flopped

Company execs demonstrated how just about any streaming video could be quickly accessed thanks to the powerful universal search; they showed a new way to watch live sports accompanied by player stats and other bells and whistles; and they teased new apps to transform the television set into a …

Smart TV

Ellen DeGeneres Speaks Out Against Caitlyn Jenner's Views on Gay Marriage

"Maybe she didn't want to dance with me because I'm a lesbian."<p>With her very public transition, Caitlyn Jenner became a worldwide LGBT icon, whether she intended to or not. But as a recent interview with Ellen DeGeneres proves, she's still not all the way there.<p>Ellen pressed her about gay marriage, …

LGBTQI
LGBTQI

Dear Hillary: A Letter From One White Woman to Another

Dear Hillary,<p>I'm not going to pussy-foot around: I need you to grow a pair of <i>cojones</i> the size of Texas and get deeply in touch with your inner badass. I know she's in there. We need to hear her roar.<p>I write you this letter because I read Evan Osno's must-read analysis of the Donald Trump campaign …

Gun Control

This Director Just Did In China What "Brokeback Mountain" Couldn't 10 Years Ago

Wang Chao tells BuzzFeed News he thinks the U.S.' Supreme Court's same-sex marriage decision is why his film was approved for theaters despite having a gay romance.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>"I think that the approval serves an extremely positive role for the public to understand gay communities," …

China

We bet you can't make it through this entire horror movie clip

Remember earlier this summer when Radius released that <i>suuuuper</i> creepy trailer for the movie <i>Goodnight Mommy</i>? Now there’s another clip, and boy, it’s a</i> …

Kim Davis, anti-gay Kentucky clerk, is a gift to gay rights.

On Friday morning, same-sex couples in Rowan County, Kentucky, finally got the marriage licenses that the Supreme Court ruled must be provided to …

LGBTQI

WATCH: Has an alien skeleton been unearthed at Russia's Stonehenge?

CENThe enlarged skull of the mysterious skeleton<p>The spectacular full skeleton with an "alien-like skull" was discovered at Arkaim, known as Russia's …

27 Cartoon Characters Who Gave Us The Hots As Kids

Do you remember, as a kid, watching your favorite cartoon and realizing that you were focusing a little too much on one of the characters? Lots of the characters were great, but there was one in particular who was so smart, so cool, so good at vanquishing bad guys.<p>You probably didn’t tell anyone at …

Beauty and the Beast

Get lost in Instagram’s underground art scene

There's little doubt that Instagram has become one of the most exciting new spaces for fledgling artists. With its rise of cyber conceptualism, body-positive females and empowering art hoes, the social media site has become one of the most provocative and powerful platforms for creative expression. …

Essential Tracks: Joan Shelley's well-crafted and striking 'Over and Even'

<b>Joan Shelley, "Over and Even" (No Quarter).</b> As strikingly well crafted as a Shaker cabinet, the new album from the Louisville, Ky.-based singer and songwriter is built with well-honed materials: electric and acoustic guitar, accordion, piano, banjo, tambourine, glockenspiel, violin and voices both …

Paper Towns: the kids are all… just bland

The latest of the nice Young Adult films depicts amiable adolescence with predictable results. Whatever happened to the spirit of anarchy?<p>I swear, I’m about ready to tell this whole Young Adult phenomenon to get its stupid teenage butt off my lawn before I turn on the sprinklers. And who wouldn’t …

Box Office

Four future space technologies that will change the world in your lifetime

From ending natural disasters, to flying to Sydney in an hour, scientists are working on future technologies to solve some of humanity's biggest challenges<p>Imagine a world where severe storms, tornadoes, and flash flooding are no longer a threat to human life. Or a time when flying from London to …

James Webb Space Telescope

If we live in one of multiple universes, here's how we could find out

The existence of parallel universes may seem like something cooked up by science fiction writers, with little relevance to modern theoretical physics.<p>But the idea that we live in a "multiverse" made up of an infinite number of parallel universes has long been considered a scientific possibility — …

Quantum Mechanics

Neanderthal and Denisovan genetics: Human ancestors interbred with extinct species.

After years of writing about human evolution, I decided recently to find out about my own ancestry. So I bought a DNA spit kit for $299 from 23andMe, …

Bern, Baby, Bern: Sanders Vaults to Lead in Critical New Hampshire

The 'democratic socialist' senator from Vermont is beating Hillary Clinton in the key primary state<p>Bernie Sanders' days as a socialist sideshow to …

Johnny Depp, Alice Cooper, Joe Perry Supergroup Announces Live Dates

Former Guns N' Roses members Duff McKagan and Matt Sorum will join the Hollywood Vampires onstage<p>Hollywood Vampires, the supergroup featuring Johnny …

Target is leading the post-gender revolution

Revolution

Fall Movie Preview 2015: The 37 Most Must-See Films

Out with the spandex, in with the Spanx.<p>It's tempting to think of fall as the movie season where superhero films clear out of the multiplex, leaving it to grown-up fare -- Oscar hopefuls that are more about character than action. Not so this year.<p>Sure, there'll be plenty of mature movies from …

Movies

Tomb of Nefertiti, Egypt's mysterious ancient queen, may have been found

The apparent discovery, based on scans of King Tutankhamun’s burial chamber, could yield treasure beyond what was found in his famous resting place<p>Hidden doorways in the ancient Egyptian tomb of King Tutankhamun may lead to the long-lost resting place of Queen Nefertiti, a scientist has …

Ancient History

Ten must-read YA novels you've probably never heard of

Just like adult fiction, popular YA books such as The Hunger Games or Divergent are not representative of the sheer diversity of titles and authors out there. John Hansen, creator of #VeryRealisticYA, explores some of the totally unique YA books you’ve probably not come across but really ought to …

Books

Bernie Sanders surges ahead of Hillary Clinton in stunning new 2016 poll

The poll gives Sanders a 44-37 lead over Clinton in the run for the Democratic nomination in the state.<p>It signals that Clinton will face a tougher-than-expected challenge in the important first-primary state, as voters in the Granite State remain unenthusiastic about her candidacy.<p>According to the …

Government

Scientists studying starlight can tell you: Our universe is going dark

We know that our universe has already lived through great number of exciting phases. But new research released overnight shows the universe has long passed its peak and is slowly but surely dying.<p>The research was presented at the year’s largest gathering of astronomers at the International …

Universe

Improve Your Photography With These 5 Easy Techniques

Unless it's your full-time career, it can be hard to find the time to devote to your photography. Is there any way to sharpen your skills while …

Was Mister Rogers Racist? Twelve Facts About Our Favorite Neighbor

Fred Rogers, the beloved creator of <i>Mister Rogers' Neighborhood</i>, never marched in the black civil rights movement led by Martin Luther King, Jr. Although the registered Republican was far from a street protestor, Rogers eventually became a quiet advocate of racial integration. But even as an …

Martin Luther King, Jr.