Chad McVeigh

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Self-described Nazis and white supremacists are running as Republicans across the country. The GOP is terrified.

The racist candidates are expected to lose, but they could drag their party down with them.<p>In at least five state and national races across the country, the Republican Party is dealing with an uncomfortable problem. Their party’s candidates are either a card-carrying Nazi, a Holocaust denier, a …

Rights & Freedoms

Opposition to Breast-Feeding Resolution by U.S. Stuns World Health Officials

A resolution to encourage breast-feeding was expected to be approved quickly and easily by the hundreds of government delegates who gathered this spring in Geneva for the United Nations-affiliated World Health Assembly.<p>Based on decades of research, the resolution says that mother’s milk is …

Breast Feeding

White Boy Scout Leader to Black Kid: It’s OK That You Were Called the N-Word. ‘I’ve Seen a Lot Worse’

One Boy Scouts of America leader might have let this whole “master” thing go to his Alabamian head. (Fun fact: Did you know that free black people …

We Made A List Of All The Anti-LGBT Stuff Trump Has Done As President

The White House claims Trump is "supportive of LGBTQ rights.” Here's a list of the actions his administration has taken to roll back those rights.<p>When Donald Trump ran for president, he pledged he would be an LGBT ally, even carrying an "LGBTs for Trump" rainbow pride flag at a rally in 2016. …

Tip: Tell Google Assistant where you parked and it will add a pin to Maps

If you were following Google I/O this year (and we sure hope you were), it should be clear just how high a priority the Google Assistant is for the …

Twitter doubles down on news with new app features and notifications

Twitter, the social media platform filled with good boys and endless political screaming, is getting serious about the way it tackles news. On June …

How to make your own Do Not Disturb rules using Tasker

Your phone's Do Not Disturb features are handy — when we actually remember to turn them on. Sure, Vibrate and Silent can keep our phone from making …

Google Pixel

The NFL’s “take a knee” ban is flatly illegal

NFL team owners this week decided that players will no longer be allowed to take a knee during the playing of the national anthem. And if they do, they will be subject to punishment and their team will be subject to fines.<p>The owners did provide the players with an alternative, of sorts: If a player …

Pulitzer-winning reporter David Cay Johnston: “The evidence suggests Trump is a traitor”

<b>David Cay Johnston; Donald Trump (Simon & Schuster/Bonk Johnston/AP)</b><p>Investigative reporter who has covered Trump for 30 years dares to imagine impeachment — and President Nancy Pelosi<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>April 23, 2018 9:00am (UTC)<p>The saga of President Donald Trump consists of several parallel and …

Donald Trump

Tip: Use your Google Home to play white noise

This article is part of our <b>Google Home tips and features</b> series.<p>Google Home users know that their smart speakers can help keep them entertained, or …

This new privacy tool would speed up your internet, too

These days, you may wish you had a magic switch you could flip to keep your data more secure.<p>The misuse of Facebook user data by Cambridge Analytica is only the latest consumer privacy flap to create outrage. Remember the Equifax hack? That affected more than 230 million people. And in 2017, US …

What will Android P be called?

Android Oreo? <b>Old news.</b> With version 8.0 (and now 8.1) of the OS out the door, and at least a handful of devices now receiving updates, it's time to …

Twitter officially launches Bookmarks, a place to save tweets for later viewing

As a fairly regular Twitter user, I often find myself scrolling through my timeline during brief moments of inactivity (sometimes out of compulsive …

How NBC Flubbed Its Coverage, Reported The Wrong Gold Medalist, Then Botched The Correction Of One Of The Most Stunning Upsets In Olympic History

When Ester Ledecká crossed the finish line of this morning’s run of the women’s Super-G a hundredth of a second ahead of reigning gold medalist Anna …

Samsung's emojis are no longer 💩 with Android 8.0 Oreo update

For years, some Android manufacturers have been replacing the default emojis with their own set, usually to differentiate their devices. Samsung's …

WaPo: Pruitt indulges in first-class travel on taxpayers' dime

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has used taxpayer funds to purchase first-class airfare and spend nights at luxury hotels more often than his predecessors, according to records first analyzed by The Washington Post.<p>According to the Post, Pruitt's travel …

The Education Department Officially Won't Deal With Transgender Students Experiencing Bathroom Discrimination

Transgender students who are not allowed to use the bathroom that corresponds with their gender identity will not be receiving any help from federal officials.<p>The Trump administration’s Education Department will no longer investigate complaints filed by transgender students who are kept from using …

LGBTQI

The GOP used a Two Santa Clauses tactic to con America for nearly 40 years

<b>(AP Photo/Scott Stewart, File)</b><p>This scam has been killing wages and enriching billionaires for decades<p>Thom Hartmann<p>February 12, 2018 4:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p><i>The only thing wrong with the U.S. economy is the failure of the Republican Party to play Santa Claus.<br>-Jude</i> …

Social Security

How to Mount a Google Home Mini

The Google Home Mini is an impressive little puck that can play music, automate your home and tap into the search powers of Google for only $49 — or …

[Deal Alert] Galaxy Note8, S8+, and S8 are up to $250 off at Best Buy for AT&T and Verizon customers

Samsung's Galaxy Note8, S8+, and S8 may be enjoying a small bump in interest from consumers who are growing increasingly wary of the Pixel 2 and 2 …

The Twitter thought experiment that exposes “pro-life” hypocrisy

<b>(Getty/ISMODE/TheCrimsonRibbon)</b><p>Comedian and sci-fi writer Patrick Tomlinson on the dangerous question that abortion foes refuse to answer<p>Paul Rosenberg<p>October 22, 2017 4:00pm (UTC)<p>Last Monday, a tweetstorm eviscerating abortion foes went viral. Science fiction writer and comedian Patrick Tomlinson …

Trump Doesn’t Want to Be President

He wants to be communications director.<p>Donald Trump doesn’t really want to be president. If he did, he’d nominate candidates to the 350 important but vacant administration jobs and get on with the job of governance. He doesn’t seem to want to be commander in chief of the armed forces, either, …

Donald Trump

SiriusXM invests in Pandora to get into on-demand music streaming

Pandora made the leap to on-demand streaming back in March after building on the pieces Rdio left behind. Earlier this month, reports surfaced that the company was looking for a buyer. It didn't find one, but it was able to attract a big investor: SiriusXM. The satellite radio company announced …

It’s not just Bernie: Socialism is back, and right-wingers have good reason to worry

<b>Eugene V. Debs; Bernie Sanders; Kshama Sawant (Wikimedia/AP/Elaine Thompson)</b><p>Decades after socialism became a death zone in American politics, its surprise comeback has conservatives scared<p>Conor Lynch<p>May 27, 2017 10:00am (UTC)<p>In a McCarthyite screed that appeared in the pages of National Review last …

Middle-class

The US Department of Justice is literally prosecuting a woman for laughing at Jeff Sessions

As attorney general, Jeff Sessions now heads the Justice Department.<p><b>Update at bottom of the story.</b><p>It is hard to believe this is happening, but it’s real: The US Department of Justice is literally prosecuting a woman for laughing at now–Attorney General Jeff Sessions during his Senate confirmation …

Why Donald Trump's Second 100 Days Will Be Even Worse For LGBTQ Equality

He needs his base, including the Christian right, to back him more than ever.<p>When I wrote a piece a few days after the election, “The Mike Pence (Donald Trump) Assault On LGBTQ Equality Is Already Underway,” I hoped against all hope that something might change to alter what was already happening …

These Two Gay Swimmers Are Best Friends And Each Other’s Rock

Axel Reed and Josh Velasquez formed a bond while coming out.<p><i>This article originally appeared on Outsports</i><p>We’re two swimmers and best friends, both in college, who happen to be gay. We came out to each other via text, and our bond and friendship has only grown. We don’t know where each of us would …

What's A Skoliosexual?

There's a lot more out there beyond "hetero," "homo" and "bi."<p>Miley Cyrus made headlines over the summer when she came out as pansexual, thereby introducing many people to a term that they may have heard before but don't entirely understand.<p>But pansexual is just one of many sexual and romantic …

Sexuality

Bernie is wrong and Malcolm was right: What white liberals so often get wrong about racism and Donald Trump

<b>Bernie Sanders; Malcolm X (AP/Craig Ruttle)</b><p>White progressives have a tough time confronting racism — as Bernie Sanders, a hero in many ways, has made clear<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>April 3, 2017 9:00am (UTC)<p>In the United States, white liberals and progressives have historically shown a serious inability to …

Bernie Sanders

Inside the rotten repeal of HB2

HB2 is dead, but its anti-LGBT legacy lives on in North Carolina.<p>On Thursday, the North Carolina Senate voted 35–12 to repeal House Bill 2, the …

LGBTQI