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February 10, 2017 at 11:59 AM<p>I have been attending Katie Gallagher’s NYFW shows for a few seasons now. Her dark and slightly edgy style always draws …

The assisted suicide of Christianity

According to a poll reported on today by ABC News, 83% of Americans self-identify as Christians:<p>Ask Americans their religion and you’ll get an earful …

Canada Learns Important Lesson About Saudi Arabia After Demanding Release of Activists

'The distortion is that the minimum wage rules out mutually beneficial agreements between workers and firms.' Read more…<p>It's hard to argue Trump's …

Hardly Any Women Regret Having an Abortion, a New Study Finds

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There's a fascinating difference between income inequality in red states and blue states

In an analysis of those, The Washington Post found that the bulk of cities with the biggest inequalities were located in red states while the majority of the most-distressed cities were in blue states.<p>Inequality was calculated by determining a "neighborhood advantage score" based on household …

Right-wing Christian 'expert' on feminism insists that submitting to marital rape makes Jesus happy

<i>PLEASE NOTE: This article references a Christian fundamentalist blog post which is extremely offensive! Content warnings: descriptions of marital</i> …

Bill Nye: Homosexuality is everywhere in nature and is part of the evolutionary process

In video recorded for Big Think, popular science explainer Bill Nye has a few thoughts on homosexuality as it relates to evolution, stating that is …

An LGBTQIA+ Woman's Response to The Conservative Christian Marriage Equality Panic

The SCOTUS ruling proclaiming same-sex marriage legal in all of the United States has caused quite a stir among the conservative Christian community. I have seen a few posts showcasing some of the conservative Christian responses to the SCOTUS ruling. So, without further ado, here are an LGBTQIA+ …

'Photoshop The Nipple' Is A Hilarious Solution To Ridiculous Censorship Of Women's Bodies

Social media sites such as Facebook and Instagram are well known for their lack of tolerance when it comes to women and their nipples.<p>In the past, …

Social Media

The Hypocrisy of 'Religious Freedom'

It's not freedom when you are advocating taking away the liberty and rights of other human beings. It is not religious, especially not "Christian," to be intolerant and bigoted against your fellow citizens.<p>And while I admire Kirsten Powers for being a reasonable and at times progressive voice at …

Baptist Church

This Sticker Is Shutting Down Body-Shaming Billboards in the Most Badass Way

Want.<p>Feminist groups National Women's Liberation and Redstockings have recreated a 1969 "This Oppresses Women" sticker to shut down sexist ads in New York City, The Huffington Post reports.<p>The stickers are going over obnoxious ads about getting the perfect beach body (tip: here's how to really get …

This Photographer Shut Down a Homophobic Facebook Commenter in the Best Way

"That's like me not liking broccoli, and demanding that everyone else in the world should not have broccoli either! "<p>When Florida photographer Clinton Brentwood Lee changed his Facebook profile and cover photos for his business to support gay pride, one customer was not happy and Lee quickly shut …

Hillary Clinton's new campaign video: 'Being LGBT does not make you less human'

Hillary Clinton's latest campaign video offers a look at one of her biggest 2016 campaign platforms: marriage equality.<p>Simply titled "Equal," the …

Hillary Clinton

Dewhurst Petitions Against "Night of a Thousand Vaginas"

As several Hollywood celebrities prepare for the “Night of a Thousand Vaginas!” fundraiser to raise money for abortion procedures in Texas, Lt. Gov. …

Mississippi's Lone Abortion Clinic Fights To Remain Open

Mississippi's only abortion clinic is fighting to remain open in the face of ever-tightening state regulations. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans hears arguments Monday in a dispute over a state law that requires abortion providers to have hospital admitting privileges.<p>The bright …

Pride in Southern Heritage Does Not Require the Confederate Flag -- In Fact, It's Now an Obstacle

When South Carolina Senator Lindsay Graham was asked about the Confederate Stars and Bars continuing to wave on State House grounds, he explained, "It works here," and then added, its presence is "part of who we are."<p>History is certainly part of who we are. But it is long past time to stop …

Michigan lawmaker: Don’t tell kids it’s ‘OK to be gay’ — they’ll get AIDS and die 20 years early

State representative Gary Glenn (R-Midland) says school officials who normalize homosexuality in the classroom should be held liable for STDs any of …

Star teenage athlete dies after flu symptoms turn out to be plague

By Peter Holley<p>Peter Holley<p>Technology reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>A standout high school athlete in peak health died earlier this month after he contracted a rare strain of plague, according to Colorado health officials.<p>Authorities suspect Taylor Gaes, 16, contracted bubonic plague from fleas on a dead …

Los Angeles

Microsoft Windows 10 Bombshell: It's Free For Everyone

<b>Edit:</b> Since publishing this article, Microsoft has since altered its original blog post and has more recently added a statement from Microsoft’s Gabe Aul, who has apologized for the confusion caused by the original post in relation to the supposed ‘free’ Insider copies of Windows 10 referred to in …

Windows 10

Eye-Popping Works of Street Art Made Using Masking Tape

Unlike other street artists, Buff Diss‘s medium of choice for decorating crumbling walls, the sides of old buildings, and asphalt roads with eye-popping art is masking tape. Treating the city as his canvas, the Australian artist creates strikingly unique street illustrations ranging in subject …

How Beats maximizes cheap hardware for luxurious profits

A teardown of a set of Beats headphones, which sell for hundreds of dollars at retail, revealed that the hardware contains less than $18 in components. And that sounds like the ‘phones are an insane ripoff, but that’s not even the most interesting thing we learned from the examination.<p>We’re used to …

Headphones