Anthony Boccaccio

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Texas Church Offers 'Free Mom Hugs' At Pride Parade To Those Who Need Them

Because there’s just nothing quite like a good mom hug<p>Members of a Texas church showed up to the Austin Pride parade this weekend and offered free …

LGBTQI

The end really is near: a play-by-play of the coming economic collapse

<b>(Getty/Salon)</b><p>Recoveries generally don’t die of old age. So what’s going to kill ours? Five economists call it like they see it<p>Max Cea<p>August 12, 2018 12:00pm (UTC)<p>Since June, 2009, the pit of one of the biggest recessions in American history, the U.S. economy has been growing, slowly but steadily. …

Economics

Blue light from phone screens accelerates blindness, study finds

Scientists say they have found how blue light from smartphones, laptops and other digital devices damages vision and can speed up blindness.<p>Research by the University of Toledo in the US has revealed that prolonged exposure to blue light triggers poisonous molecules to be generated in the eye’s …

Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Judge rules that Judaism is not a race but Jewish people can be targeted for racism. Here's why that matters.

Judaism is not a race. But Jewish people can be targeted for racism.<p>That may seem like a contradiction. But a recent ruling by U.S. Magistrate Mark Hornsby of Louisiana updated anti-discrimination laws in the state. In doing so, Hornsby has potentially helped to clarify the distinction between race …

Rights & Freedoms

How to Write a Book

How to write a book.Almost every writer on the planet wants to write a book.Some have finished a manuscript and others are already published, but …

Writing

Bible may have originally permitted gay sex, according to leading scholar

The biblical book of Leviticus has caused LGBTQ people across the world pain for way too long.<p>It’s the passage in the Bible most widely used to …

Sexuality

3 Years Of Experience Have Only Proved That Obergefell Was A Big Mistake

Three years ago, a bare majority on the Supreme Court decreed a constitutional right to same-sex marriage. Like many others, I was on the losing side …

School Of Rock star Brian Falduto opens up about homophobic bullying

Brian Falduto has opened up about the homophobic bullying he experienced as a child.<p>He might have played one of the most beloved characters from …

The Last Person on Earth

He was a marvelous, graceful boy. We, his lucky family from the moment he arrived at age 10 from Ethiopia, weren’t the only ones to think so. A wide …

The secrets of the ‘high-potential’ personality

Are there six traits that could really mark out your potential to achieve?<p>Are you curious, conscientious and competitive? Do you also have the more mysterious qualities of “high adjustment”, “ambiguity acceptance” and “risk approach”? If so, congratulations! According to new psychological research, …

Psychology

This Nonbinary Artist's Fashion Collection Proves "Beauty" Doesn't Mean "Binary" - them.

I started to identify as trans because I wanted to be free from norms, but instead I was confronted with a whole new set of expectations, especially …

Transgender

It's Time to Rethink the Term 'LGBTIQA+'

The rise of sexually transmissible diseases made front-page news in <i>The Age</i>, which tried to make sense of the rise among “gay men” and “heterosexual …

LGBTQI

How to ghost your internet provider with a secret IP address

Two new projects just launched that could hinder internet-service providers’ ability to eavesdrop on their customers, helping internet users protect …

How to Change the Color of Anything in Photoshop

There are many ways to change the color of an object in Photoshop, but in certain instances, these methods fall short of accomplishing your goal. …

3 Ways to Declutter Your Mind So You Can Focus on the Things That Matter Most

Getting rid of the mental clutter makes room for the things that really matter.<p>Researchers estimate you have about 60,000 thoughts each day. And many of those thoughts involve thinking the same things over and over again.<p><i>I never have enough time. I have nothing to wear. I look stupid. My house</i> …

LGBT Violence is On the Rise, and Our Government Is to Blame - them.

Last year was the deadliest in recent history for LGBTQ+ people in the U.S., according to the “Crisis of Hate” report released by the National …

The Drag Queen Who Leads His Church's LGBTQ+ Ministry - them.

<i>This Lent, radio host and writer Xorje Olivares is speaking with fellow LGBTQ+ faithful</i> <i>to learn more about how they're queering their beliefs.</i><p>It was …

People Are Suing Equifax in Small-Claims Court and It's Totally Brilliant. Here's Why

Just imagine $5,500 times 143 million, and you'll see why this could be big trouble.<p>Last September, Christian Haigh learned he was one of the 143 million people in the U.S. whose information was hacked in the Equifax breach.<p>As you might recall, Equifax issued an apology that was almost laughable. …

The Most Important Thing to Do Before Sharpening Your Images

The Internet is full of articles and videos telling you what technique will revolutionize the way you add sharpness to your images, but almost none …

Straight men watch gay porn a quarter of the time, study reveals

Straight men watch gay porn a quarter of the time, according to a new survey.<p>The study by adult film site YouPorn asked self-identified heterosexual …

What is the Kinsey Scale? Here’s how to find out how you rank on the sexuality scale

The Kinsey Scale – aka the Heterosexual–Homosexual Rating Scale – was developed by Dr Alfred Kinsey in 1948 and is used to measure human …

Keep Desiring to Create More, Not Obtain More

Dear friend,A little mini-epiphany: to feel more happiness, human flourishing, and joy in life– seek to NEVER STOP CREATING (making stuff), instead …

Bank of America

How to Write a Short Story from Start to Finish

by Joe BuntingI’m working on a new short story. However, it’s been a while, and I’m feeling out of practice, like I have to figure out how to write a …

Creative Writing

Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black get horrific abuse over big baby news

It turns out that in 2018 a lot of people still aren’t happy about two men having a baby together.<p>Earlier today Olympic diver Tom Daley and …

Self-loathing among gay people is nothing new. We’re overwhelmed by it | Matthew Todd

So much focus has been on winning rights that we’ve missed the suffering of those still struggling with gay shame<p>If Ethan Stables, the 20-year-old man convicted on Monday of planning to kill attendees of a local gay pride event in Cumbria, was really bisexual as he claimed in court, why would he …

The White House had to protect Rob Porter to save Donald Trump

Supporting an alleged domestic abuser is about supporting Trump.<p>White House counsel Don McGahn knew a year ago that Rob Porter’s two former wives were preparing to testify to the FBI that he had abused them. White House Chief of Staff John Kelly knew about the domestic abuse allegations as early as …

36 Risky, Sweaty, Sort of Scary Photos by inkedKenny

InkedKenny exhibiting at the Leather Archives & Museum in Chicago is a match made in hell. We wouldn’t have it any other way.

Archives

‘The Lowest White Man’

I guess Donald Trump was eager to counter the impression in Michael Wolff’s book that he is irascible, mentally small and possibly insane. On Tuesday, he allowed a bipartisan session in the White House about immigration to be televised for nearly an hour.<p>Surely, he thought that he would be able to …

Donald Trump

Top 8 Must-See Sky Events for 2018

Get ready to see amazing eclipses, a comet encounter, planetary pairings, and more celestial wonders.<p>The year ahead offers many heavenly delights for sky-watchers, including a pair of lunar eclipses and a comet with potentially surprising brightness.<p>While scores of amazing astronomical phenomena …

Feature: Why do bisexuals get such a hard time?

Research has shown that bisexuals face greater domestic violence, mental health issues, and stigma from gay and straight people.<p>Statistics from an …