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The Latest: Slain Honduran inspires women's equality fight

NEW DELHI (AP) — The Latest on International Women's Day (all times local):<p>4:15 a.m.<p>The head of the U.N. women's agency says the fight for gender …

I can't shake this totally believable theory about the new 'Star Wars' villain

<b>Warning: There are spoilers ahead if you haven't seen "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."</b><p>There's still a lot we don't know about after seeing the new "Star Wars" movie. One of the biggest mysteries surrounds the new villain, Supreme Leader Snoke.<p>Since the moment I saw the character on screen, I've only …

Director of Keanu Reeves thriller 'takes name off movie'

A thriller starring Keanu Reeves is being released with a directorial pseudonym after the film’s actual director asked for his name to be removed.<p>According to the New York Post’s Page Six, Gee Malik Linton, director of Exposed, will be credited as Declan Dale when the film comes out in January. …

Keanu Reeves

10 Surprising And Beautiful Ways Your Cat Shows You Love

Phil is an Editor at LittleThings. He loves writing and the outdoors. You can often find him at the movies or the park.<p>Even though my cat can’t speak …

The Guys Of A Great Big World Want A Few More Gay Love Songs

Let's hope it doesn't end with Grammy-winning duo's latest.<p>A Great Big World's Chad King opened up about the experience of working on the pop-rock duo's new single, "Hold Each Other," which is a love song featuring lyrics performed by a man to another man.<p>Even though he's been out for about eight …

Our terrorism double standard: After Paris, let’s stop blaming Muslims and take a hard look at ourselves

We must mourn all victims. But until we look honestly at the violence we export, nothing will ever change<p>Any time there is an attack on civilians in the post-9/11 West, demagogues immediately blame it on Muslims. They frequently lack evidence, but depend on the blunt force of anti-Muslim bigotry to …

El Nino sends rare tropical visitors to California waters

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - El Nino's warm currents have brought fish in an unexpected spectrum of shapes and colors from Mexican waters to the ocean off California's coast, thrilling scientists with the sight of bright tropical species and giving anglers the chance of a once-in-a-lifetime big …

The first look at the effects-packed epic has caused upset on Twitter, with many comparing the casting to Ridley Scott’s controversial Exodus: Gods and Kings<p>Forthcoming fantasy epic Gods of Egypt has run into trouble after a just-released set of character posters have been criticised on Twitter for …

Posters

The Delightfully Uncensored and Surprisingly Literary World of Mary-Louise Parker

Mary-Louise Parker has never fit in. “Skulking through life as a loser was oddly shaming… and has continued to trail me through realities that flat …

Stoner app adds weed needs location feature because only sharing where you smoked is boring

Who Is Happy, an iOS and Android app for stoners that allows them to share the approximate location and time of where they smoked a joint, is adding a new feature that shows the location of marijuana dispensaries and other information.<p>With the rise of apps catering to tokers, Who Is Happy doesn’t …

A Helmet That Turns Your Brainwaves Into Electronic Music

By outfitting a motorcycle helmet with an EEG device, artist Aiste Noreikaite has created a way to turn firing neurons into heady beats.<p>From the outside, the <i>Experience Helmet</i>, made by Lithuanian sound artist Aiste Noreikaite, looks like any old white motorcycle helmet. But put it on, and you become …

New 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Spots Reveal A Few More Secrets

Still no Luke Skywalker in sight, but the film lands December 18th<p>There's been a disturbance in the Force. Several disturbances lately, actually: two new TV spots for the much-anticipated sequel <i>Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens</i> hit the interwebs this morning, bringing us more revealing new …

Google Driverless Car Is Stopped by California Police for Going Too Slowly

Police in the Northern California city of Mountain View saw something unusual on the road on Thursday: A car was moving too slowly, causing a traffic backlog.<p>So they pulled over the vehicle and peered inside.<p>It was a self-driving car.<p>Google’s autonomous vehicle project, which has logged 1.2 million …

Autonomous Cars

Lesbian Couple Wed in Costa Rica Face Jail Time For Breaking Gay Marriage Ban

Two women who used a legal loophole to marry in Costa Rica could now face criminal charges.<p>Jazmin Elizondo (24) and Laura Florez-Estrada (28) were …

Meet The Lesbian Who Went From 'Beverly Hillbillies' To The California Senate

The latest in the Let Love Define Family series.<p><i>Only one openly gay individual has moved on from the set of</i> <i>“</i><i>The Beverly Hillbillies</i><i>”</i> <i>to build an outstanding political career in Sacramento, establishing some of the first protections for California</i><i>’</i><i>s LGBT community. RaiseAChild.US Founder and CEO,</i> …

This Airline Asked a Lesbian Couple to Move so a Straight Couple Could Sit Together

And they wouldn't take no for an answer.<p>A lesbian couple traveling from Brisbane to Melbourne this week was asked to move so a straight couple could sit together, Pink News reports.<p>Merrin Hicks was sitting between her partner, Kristina Antoniades, and a man, with the man's wife in the row behind …

Child services office says it will go to appeals court if decision is not reversed, while governor says Scott Johansen must ‘follow the law, not personal beliefs’<p>Utah state officials have announced they will fight a judge’s order that a baby girl be taken away from her married lesbian foster …

Foster Care

Marked for Death: A Homosexual's Rant to His Would Be Executioners

The story and its accompanying video first came to my attention, as so many factoids and headlines do these days, through my Facebook news feed. To say that I was surprised by the content would make me a fool.<p>It seems Pastor Kevin Swanson of the Reformation Church of Elizabeth, Colorado, went on …

Olivia Wilde: It's harder to secure funding for female-led productions

In recent months, a number of Hollywood actors have come forward to speak out about misogyny in the entertainment industry. Jennifer Lawrence recently publicly attacked the gender pay gap in the industry in an essay that went viral. And over the weekend, Sharon Stone recalled weeping over unequal …

Olivia Wilde

10 Filmmaker Apps You Should Own

<b>Film production can be a gruelling task. Pre-production, on-set, in the studio; all environments have 100s of challenges unique to there own.</b> …

What have the Romans ever done for us? LGBT identities and ancient Rome

What have the Romans ever done for us? Ancient Rome is well known for its contribution to the modern world in areas such as sanitation, aqueducts, …

MOVIES Out model/actress, director weigh in on 'Liz in September' - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive

Liz in September is the story a womanizer ( Patricia Velasquez ) who celebrates her birthday and life with her friends. However, a beautiful, yet …

LGBTQI

Flamboyant, transgressive villains remind us that embracing the darkness isn’t just liberating – it’s also an important step toward larger societal acceptance<p>Throughout the history of cinema, queerness has long had associations with wickedness and villainy – whether that’s explicit homosexuality or …

LGBTQI

Pornhub Says "Lesbian" Is the Term Its Female Viewers Search Most - PAPER

Men have traditionally been mainstream porn's target demographic, but recent years have shown an increase in female traffic to adult sites -- and as the number of women viewers has grown, so has interest in their preferences. To better understand how women engage with porn, Pornhub, Redtube, and …