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Safer Sex Imagery in the Time of AIDS

An exhibit reveals the rich history of LGBT safer sex materials — many explicit — created in the ’80s and ’90s as a response to the epidemic.

Chipotle wrongfully accused a manager of stealing $636. She just won millions in court.

By Rachel Siegel<p>Rachel Siegel<p>National business reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p><i>Correction: An earlier version of this story incorrectly reported that the Chipotle manager was wrongfully accused of stealing $626. The correct amount is $636.</i><p>Jeanette Ortiz — a 14-year Chipotle veteran before she was fired in …

Employment

Inside Melania Trump’s complicated White House life: Separate schedule, different priorities

By Mary Jordan ,<p>Mary Jordan<p>National political correspondent<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Emily Heil and<p>Emily Heil<p>Co-author of the Reliable Source<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Josh Dawsey<p>Josh Dawsey<p>Reporter covering the White House<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Donald and Melania Trump’s remarkably separate daily routines begin with him …

The White House

The Truth About Bisexual College Students And Hunger

In a USA Today opinion column published Thursday, contributor James Bovard takes issue with a new study finding 36 percent of students at colleges and universities experienced food insecurity in the last month. The study looked at data from 43,000 students at two- and four-year schools from 20 …

Sexuality

The hidden crisis on college campuses: Many students don’t have enough to eat

By Caitlin Dewey<p>Caitlin Dewey<p>Reporter covering food policy<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Caleb Torres lost seven pounds his freshman year of college — and not because he didn’t like the food in the dining hall. A first-generation college student, barely covering tuition, Torres ran out of grocery money halfway …

George Washington

36 Delicious Fish Recipes for Busy Weeknights

Including more fish and seafood is a heart-smart choice. Expand your dinner repertoire with these easy-to-make, healthy recipes.<p>Make this spicy …

I am sick of these kids demanding safe spaces

By Alexandra Petri<p>Columnist<p>I am sick of these children and their demands for safe spaces.<p>Safe spaces! Back in my day, all we had were dangerous spaces. People would call you names that would turn your ears blue. Everyone had measles, mumps and rubella, just as a matter of course, and we did not go …

Parenting

The Parkland shooting suspect has fans, and they’re sending him letters and money

By Eli Rosenberg<p>Eli Rosenberg<p>General assignment reporter covering national and breaking news<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Parkland shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz has been receiving volumes of fan mail at the Florida jail where he is being held.<p>In a pattern seen before with others accused of violent crimes, Cruz, …

Crime

Should LGBT Viewers Watch 'Roseanne'?

<i>Roseanne</i> is back on television, but will — and should — the LGBT community be watching?<p>In its original run from 1988 to 1997, the ABC sitcom was a …

Most Americans Favor Restoring Felons' Voting Rights, But Disagree On How

States have taken widely varying approaches.<p>Most Americans think that criminals should be allowed to vote again after the justice system is done with them, a new HuffPost/YouGov poll finds.<p>Some 63 percent of the public say that individuals who’ve committed a felony should have their right to vote …

I'm An Out High School Athlete Who Was Protested By The Westboro Baptist Church

I am, for the most part, your average 18 year old, getting ready to graduate high school and begin the next chapter of my academic career. I will be attending Indiana State University in the fall, and I will embark on my lifelong dream of playing Division 1 football.<p>Up until a year ago, that is all …

Snoop Dogg’s Gospel Album, Bible of Love, Is All Right With Me. Praise the Lord

On Friday, March 16, 2018, the good Lord saw fit to release music for the homies through his shepherd, Snoop Dogg. Pun intended. Because shepherd ... …

An Arizona girl vanished in 1999. Could her name scrawled on a dollar bill be a new clue?

By Kyle Swenson<p>Kyle Swenson<p>Reporter for Morning Mix<p>Email Bio Follow<p>The girl was last seen waiting for the ice cream truck, pedaling slow circles on her bicycle in the street four lots down from her house in Mesa, Ariz.<p>Ninety seconds later, 11-year-old Mikelle Biggs was gone, the bike toppled over, …

Crime

Video Shows Parkland Deputy Never Entered School As Mass Shooting Happened Inside

He knew there was a shooting, but chose not to enter the building.<p>A Parkland, Florida, sheriff’s deputy stood outside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School as a gunman fired bullets on students inside, newly released video shows.<p>Former Deputy Scot Peterson resigned after an investigation by the …

'Love, Simon' Star Nick Robinson Says Brother Came Out During Filming

The film is being hailed as the first movie with a gay teen protagonist to be backed by a major studio.<p>“Love, Simon,” the first film about a high schooler’s coming out story to be backed by a major studio, is already having a big impact on its young stars.<p>Actor Nick Robinson, who plays the film’s …

Love

'A Wrinkle In Time' And The Burden Of Being First

What does it mean for someone like Ava DuVernay to make a movie that is difficult, divisive and not universally loved?<p>“A Wrinkle in Time,” Ava DuVernay’s sci-fi blockbuster for Disney, is the latest casualty in the so-called culture wars. With its wildly diverse cast and its message of empowerment …

Women of Color

Georgia Lawmakers Are Trying To Take Away The Right To Adopt For LGBTQ Families Like Mine

“Do you have your ID?” I asked my son as we were heading to the door.<p>“Yes,” he replied.<p>On Thursday, we hopped in the car to join the rest of Atlanta traffic. We were on our way to the state Capitol. It was a big day, full of positive energy and new experiences for my son. I hoped that after …

In Cave in Israel, Scientists Find Jawbone Fossil From Oldest Modern Human Out of Africa

Scientists on Thursday announced the discovery of a fossilized human jawbone in a collapsed cave in Israel that they said is between 177,000 and 194,000 years old.<p>If confirmed, the find may rewrite the early migration story of our species, pushing back by about 50,000 years the time that Homo …

Anthropology

Back to work: Government shutdown ends after Dems relent

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed a bill reopening the government late Monday, ending a 69-hour display of partisan dysfunction after Democrats reluctantly voted to temporarily pay for resumed operations. They relented in return for Republican assurances that the Senate will soon take …

The White House

Video Proves Logan Paul Did Many More Utterly Offensive Things In Japan

He smashed a Game Boy Color and then told the store attendant that it was “much-o broken-o.”<p>Social media has been flooded with outrage at Logan Paul’s “dead body” video, which shows an apparent suicide victim in Japan’s Aokigahara forest. Although that video sinks particularly low, it’s not the …

Logan Paul

As a 2-State Solution Loses Steam, a 1-State Plan Gains Traction

JERUSALEM — The Israeli right, emboldened by President Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, is not the only faction arguing for a single state between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea.<p>The Palestine Liberation Organization has also begun to ask whether that might not be …

Cudjo Lewis, Last Survivor of Transatlantic Slave Trade, Has His Story Told in ‘Barracoon’ a Posthumous Book by Zora Neale Hurston to be Published in May 2018

by Lori Lakin Hutcherson (@lakinhutcherson) According to Newsone.com, the published work of literary giant Zora Neale Hurston (Of Mules and Men,…

Slavery

I'm 29 and Manage $100 Million — Here Are the 7 Best Pieces of Advice I Can Give You About Investing

No. 6: Do not fall in love with your investments.<p>At 29 years old, I manage $100 million in assets.<p>Some may think I’m on the young side to be managing …

14 Epic Fantasy Series You Need To Read That Aren't 'A Song Of Ice And Fire'

Look, I love <i>Game of Thrones</i> as much as the next nerd<i>.</i> I am all about dragons, zombies, and dragon-zombies. But A Song of Ice and Fire is not the <i>only</i> …

This Infographic Breaks Down 52 of The Most Common Misconceptions

You'd think that in the age of the internet, where more information than we can possibly consume in several lifetimes is at our fingertips, stubborn …

A Year In the Life of Transgender Man Sawyer DeVuyst

Apple faces questions from the US Senate about slowing down iPhones

Apple has previously said it slows down ageing iPhones to mitigate the effects of failing batteries<p>Apple is to be questioned by the US Senate over …

IPhone 7

When my girlfriend was groped right in front of me, I didn’t believe her

By Jay Deitcher<p>I met Annie at the NAACP in Albany, N.Y., where we both volunteered. We’re from different backgrounds. I’m Jewish; she’s Nigerian, Jamaican and had been spiritually searching. She wanted to learn to drive, and I wanted to teach her. With Annie behind the wheel, we discussed liberal …

Sexual Harassment

How the Senate tax bill will affect poorer Americans, visualized

By Philip Bump<p>Philip Bump<p>National correspondent focused largely on the numbers behind politics<p>Email Bio Follow<p>At some point soon, the Senate will be asked to vote on a tax proposal that aims to boost the economy by slashing individual and corporate tax rates. That’s the sales pitch, anyway: It’s …

Health Care

Conservatives knew 'family values' pol had secret gay life

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — As Wes Goodman built a political career around values including "committed natural marriage," the 33-year-old Republican was …