Mike Stawrosky

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Every LGBTQ+ Person Should Read This

Dearest Queer Person,<p>Chances are you don't even know that you are holy, or royal or magic, but you are. You are part of an adoptive family going back through every generation of human existence.<p>Long before you were born, our people were inventing incredible things. Gifted minds like the inventor of …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Beware of the Growing U.S.-Mexico Border Industrial Complex

Border walls are the instruments of last resort in the armory of geopolitics. Their current proliferation on a global scale is an expression of failed diplomacy in response to conflict, persecution, and migration.<p>The Wall between Mexico and the US is now deeply ensconced in the consciousness of …

This Transgender Man's ER Story Will Horrify You

No one should be made to feel like a 'freak show' in the emergency room.<p>When Brandon James walked into an ER trauma center suffering from elevated blood pressure and severe anxiety in 2011, he needed medical attention. Instead, he was humiliated by hospital staff who were unfamiliar with treating …

It’s Poverty, Not the 'Teenage Brain,' That Causes the Most Youth Crime

Alan Cleaver (CC BY 2.0)<p>Lauren Kirchner writes at The Pacific Standard:<p>While trading stories about the wide range of things that confused us when we …

Two Cops Shot by Father and Son with Dead Couple in Trunk

A father and son’s multi-state crime spree left a North Carolina couple dead and their home torched before the suspects were caught after a New …

U.S. Spies Say They Tracked ‘Sony Hackers’ For Years

The FBI and U.S. intelligence agencies for years have been tracking the hackers who they believe to be behind the cyber attack on Sony, according to …

Obama Administration

The Man Who Killed Osama bin Laden... Is Screwed

For the first time, the Navy SEAL who killed Osama bin Laden tells his story — speaking not just about the raid and the three shots that changed history, but about the personal aftermath for himself and his family. And the startling failure of the United States government to help its most …

Sick Kids Are Just the Beginning of America’s Lead Crisis