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Here's What Happens When A Bro Gets Sent To A Gay Rehabilitation Camp

"There are a whole array of gay characters in this film..."<p>A poignant new film that highlights an important and dangerous issue affecting the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community through the lens of comedy is currently in production.<p>The premise of "RainBRO" involves a high school …

'Sick outs' staged by teachers banned from striking

<b>When is a strike not a strike? And when is it a lot of people not coming into work on the same day?</b><p>Detroit, a US city in the state of Michigan where it is illegal for teachers to strike, has seen a wave of school closures, when large numbers of teachers have called in sick.<p>Last week, 88 out of …

Education

In A First, New York Boy Scouts Hire Out Gay Man

The move sets up a potential conflict with the Boy Scouts of America's national policy. Noted lawyer David Boies is representing Pascal Tessier — and is ready to challenge any rejection of Tessier's hire by the national organization.<p>WASHINGTON — The Greater New York Councils of the Boy Scouts of …

LGBTQI

Nearly $100,000 Has Been Raised For The Gay Teen Who Filmed His Family Abusing Him

On August 27, a video of 19-year-old Georgia native Daniel Pierce getting emotionally and physically abused by his family was uploaded to YouTube. In it, his father calls him “queer” and “a disgrace,” while his step-mother beats him. It’s hard to watch, but Pierce hopes you do, because, as he told …

First Look: Big Agnes 'Two Room' Family Tent

Car camping prioritizes space over weight, so we often reach for the big’ol one-room tent. But sometimes, whether camping with friends or kids, we …

Web App WikiWand Raises $600,000 To Give Wikipedia A New Interface

WikiWand has raised $600,000 from angel investor Saar Wilf to give users of Wikipedia an attractive new interface for the popular site. Though Wikipedia is one of the 10 most-visited sites in the world and an important online repository of information, it still looks much the same as it did when it …

Pushup Circuit for Strong Shoulders

The circuit works like this: Do each exercise—the pushup, the side pushup to your right, and the side pushup to your left—for 30 seconds, and then move on to the next one. Rest 15 seconds between each exercise. That's one round. Rest one minute, and repeat.<p>"You'll not only ignite muscle growth and …

First Look: 'Spoon' Shape Sleeping Bag Allows Side-Sleeping Comfort

Most lightweight sleeping bags are trending the way of skinny jeans, but Nemo Equipment bucked the current minimal mummy style with an innovative …

12 of the Hardest Places to Visit on Earth

From impassable terrains to unstable political situations to strict visa regulations, there are some places on Earth that are nearly impossible to get into. Fortunately, these adventurous photographers dared to venture into these territories! Even if you can't be there yourself, you can still …

Our Numbered Days: The Evolution of the Area Code

Long-distance digits long ago shed their monetary worth, but they gained something else in its place: cultural value.<p>In the mid-20th century, in response to the United States’ rapidly expanding telephone network, executives at the Bell System introduced a new way of dialing the phone. Until then, …

It's Actually Cheaper To Buy Digital Storm's New Gaming PC Than To Build It Yourself

In a sure sign that the world is ending — or that perhaps a boutique PC vendor is actually making use of economies of scale to benefit their customers — Digital Storm’s newly released Vanquish II gaming rig is cheaper to outright buy off the shelf than it is to build yourself.<p>For the sake of …

'Days Of Our Lives' Gay Characters Will And Sonny Get Engaged In Valentine's Day Episode

On Friday's (Feb. 14) episode of "Days Of Our Lives," Will (Guy Wilson) and Sonny (Freddie Smith) got engaged, marking the first gay engagement on a daytime soap opera.<p>"When I found out they were finally getting engaged, I was thrilled," Smith told The Advocate, according to GLAAD. "Will and Sonny …

Bottoming

Need some gay bottoming tips? Bottoming can be one of the most terrifying endeavors a gaybie or new gay will ever face in their sexual …

Lifestyle

Best Trips 2014

National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. From Argentina to Oz, the final lineup reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, sustainably minded—and, of course, superlative in the world of travel today.

Travel Photography

The First Gay Bachelor Comedy Skit Is Absolutely Fabulous—Video

Oh, if only this was real…..<p>With a little help from <b>George Takei</b> and <b>Jesse Tyler Ferguson</b>, <i>Funny or Die</i> gives us a glimpse at what the gay edition of <i>The</i> …

Incredible Panoramas Of The World's Most Beautiful Places

AirPano is made of eight team members, who have wide-ranging backgrounds (civil engineering and medical cybernetics, among others). The amateur photographers are currently traveling around the world, shooting major cities and other sites of interest.<p>The group mainly shoots from helicopters, using a …

Ten of the world's most mind-blowing landscapes

Gazing at a remarkable view for the first time is one of travel’s greatest thrills – and these 10 landscapes are among the most mind-blowing we’ve ever seen.<p>Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA<p>Yellowstone National Park has an embarrassment of astonishing sights, from the thundering waterfalls of …

Yosemite Valley - Twilight Fog

The Happiest Country in the World

So far, I’ve been to about ten countries that each claim to be the happiest country on Earth.<p>In Iceland, in Denmark, in Holland, even in India once, someone pulled me aside to claim that their country is the happiest. I never disagree; I just simply ask, “How do you know?”<p>I’ve taken enough Stats …

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

MarkE Miller Asks Guys If They Think He's Gay

Vlogger MarkE Miller is back with a new video in which he travels around his college campus asking his fellow students whether or not they perceive him to be gay. The responses are varied and, since this video targets college-aged men, the situations can occasionally get a little awkward.<p>Miller …

50 Of The Best Dessert Recipes Of All Time

Dig in.<p>When it comes to dessert, the HuffPost Taste editors have got you covered. Between chocolate brownies, homemade ice cream, chocolate chip cookies, layer cakes and fruit pies, we got dessert on our minds all day long. (And this is not an overstatement.) You could even say that we’re somewhat …

Top 13 Outdoor Camping Tent Designs We Love

Sometimes it’s fun to give up the comfort of staying at a hotel and to just use a tent instead. It’s adventurous and it can be a great experience. …