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The 20 best forearm exercises of all time

Behind the Back Cable Curl<p>Attach a D-handle to the low pulley of a cable machine, grasp the handle in your left hand, and step forward (away from the …

I'm a Christian, Therefore I Support Same-Sex Marriage

Crowd assembled in front of the Supreme Court of the United States in Washington, DC on Friday, June 26, 2015<p><i>(commons.wikimedia.org Matt Popovich)</i><p>Last week, in a landmark opinion, the US Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples would be allowed to marry in all fifty states. And that banning them …

First Openly Gay Pro Baseball Player Makes History, Pitches Shutout

Sean Conroy pitched a complete game shutout on Thursday night, striking out 11 and allowing just three hits, to lead the Sonoma Stompers to a …

Baseball

Jason Collins, Robbie Rogers And Other Athletes Celebrate Gay Marriage Ruling

Athletes across the country celebrated the Supreme Court’s ruling on Friday that all Americans should be able to marry the people they want to spend their lives with, regardless of gender or sexual orientation. Take it away, ladies and gentlemen.<p><i>See a reaction we're missing? Email me at</i> …

Equality

Are the Cardinals ready for an openly gay player?

In recent years, we have seen athletes like Jason Collins and Michael Sam make headlines for being two of the first openly gay men to play major …

LGBTQ

Robbie Rogers, Landon Donovan, Clippers support gay marriage ruling

L.A. Galaxy defender Robbie Rogers said this could be the “best pride month ever!” And he was not alone in expression joy.<p>Athletes, like former NBA …

LGBTQ

What the LGBT community needs from corporate America

During the past year, Americans have seen big changes in the way the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community are viewed: Apple CEO Tim Cook …

Arkansas bid to repeal anti‑discrimination limits dropped

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A group dropped its campaign on Thursday to repeal an Arkansas law aimed at prohibiting cities and counties from extending …

Gay Marriage May Haunt 2016 Republicans

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.<p>If you believe that you may have received this message in …

Jeb Bush: I hope the Supreme Court rules against same-sex marriage

Jeb Bush has said he hopes the Supreme Court rules against same-sex marriage.<p>The Republican Presidential hopeful, who this week officially launched …

Equality

How the Supreme Court Could Make Everyone Happy With Its Same-Sex Marriage Decision

When it comes to gay marriage, there’s hardly any suspense about what the Supreme Court will do when its term ends later this month. The question …

The Adventures of Priscilla – five things you didn’t know about the Aussie hit

Pom-pom making prisoners, melting costumes and a cross-dressing Tony Curtis: the behind-the-scenes tales from the watershed movie on its 21st birthday<p>• Rewatching The Adventures of Priscilla: Queen of the Desert<p>In 1993, a low-budget feature film crew drove from Sydney to Alice Springs with a truck …

Waiting for the Court - But Not for History

Seem a bit familiar? Here we are again, waiting for the Supreme Court to rule. It's become something of a Pride month tradition, a bit like parades and rainbow flags and motorcycles roaring up San Francisco's Market Street.<p><b>Yes, we've been here before . . .</b><p>Twenty-nine years ago, in June of 1986, we …

Apple MacBook 12-Inch (Early 2015) Review: The Laptop Reinvented?

The engineering wizards at Apple have designed a laptop that's lighter than Air...the MacBook Air, that is. It's the new MacBook (early 2015 …

MacBook

72 Hours in San Juan

Of all the sunscreen-smeared, piña colada-drowned Caribbean vacation destinations, Puerto Rico is easily the most underrated. The US took this island …

Travel

The 2015 Spring Product Guide: Post Workout Supplements

1 of 23<p>Post Workout Supps<p>With summer fast approaching, it’s time to start looking good, and everything else that comes with it, using our 2015 Spring …

Study retracted: 20 minutes actually CAN’T change a homophobe’s mind

There are, at present, only a few semi-reliable ways to change a staunch anti-gay conservative’s very narrow mind on an issue like gay marriage.<p>The most successful is to reveal to said homophobe that his own child is, in fact, homosexual, and this child would furthermore like to marry his beloved, …

LGBTQ

Oregon outlaws gay conversion therapy, joining two other states

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Oregon this week became the third state to ban conversion therapy, a widely discredited practice aimed at changing the sexual orientation of individuals who identify as gay or lesbian.<p>Democratic Gov. Kate Brown, the first openly bisexual governor in the country, signed on Monday …

LGBTQ

Ireland has said 'yes' to gay marriage and 'no' to Catholicism

The Irish referendum on gay marriage was about more than just gay marriage. It was a politically trendy, media backed, well financed howl of rage against Catholicism<p>Whatever happened to Ireland? Its people used to be relied upon to reject social change – in previous referenda they have said no to …

How to distribute a self-published book

So you’ve written and published your very own book, bravo – but now you need to distribute it. Of course every self-published author knows this is …

3 Ways to Start Your Novel

by Ruthanne ReidBeginnings matter.We only get one chance to hook our readers, to pull them in, to guarantee they <i>must</i> read on. That’s probably why so …

Bram Stoker

When To Use ‘That’ And When To Use ‘Which’

Knowing when to use ‘that’ and when to use ‘which’ is a tricky business. Use this helpful rule to find your way. <b><br>Rule of thumb</b> <br>If the part of the …

Creative Writing

Sabra Hummus Ad Features Real-Life Gay Couple

Sabra Hummus just made an awesome display of support for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community by including a real-life gay couple in their latest advertising campaign.<p>Larry Sullivan and Dave Monahan are a married gay couple who both work as actors. According to Towleroad, …

LGBTQ

Montreal Alouettes sign openly gay defensive end Michael Sam

MONTREAL — Michael Sam has found a pro football job. In Canada.<p>Sam, the first openly gay player drafted in the NFL, signed a two-year contract Friday …

Did Justice Ginsburg Admit the Supreme Court Is About to Rule for Marriage Equality?

On Sunday, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg presided over the marriage of Michael Kahn, artistic director of the Shakespeare Theater Company, and his …

Why One of the World's Most Catholic Countries Might Approve Gay Marriage

Ireland’s gay-rights movement has rejected the Church’s authority, even while embracing its values.<p>Last summer, I sat inside Dublin City Hall on a dazzlingly bright day and watched a succession of LGBT choruses from around the world sing their hearts out to an audience that spilled over onto the …

LGBTQ

There might soon be only one country left in Western Europe that doesn’t recognize same-sex unions

The polls just closed in Ireland, and many fervently hope that the result will be the legalization of gay marriage.<p>The official results will only be announced tomorrow, at the earliest, but the map of Western Europe is already nearly completely tinted in rainbow colors.<p>The Vatican State aside—there …

LGBTQ

20 Other Countries Where Same-Sex Marriage Is Legal Nationwide

Grey Villet—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>Grey Villet—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>Grey Villet—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty …