Category: Families

Kramer vs. Everyone
[The New York Times a few days ago published an excellent retrospective on Larry Kramer, “Twilight of a Difficult Man: Larry Kramer and the Birth of AIDS Activism.” This has [...]
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FMU awards Trayvon Martin posthumous aviation degree
To call this a bittersweet moment is a terrible understatement. It is heartbreaking. Florida Memorial University gives the murdered Trayvon Martin the aviation degree he did not live to earn. [...]
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Bullying’s grim consequences continue
Samantha Schmidt Reports at WaPo: Security camera footage captured the scene in a Cincinnati elementary school bathroom on Jan. 24. But as the school has so far declined to release [...]
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Marriage equality gets its own stamp in Canada
CTV News reports: TORONTO — The latest Canada Post stamp commemorating Canada’s 150th birthday pays tribute to the fact that same-sex couples have the right to get married in this [...]
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Mo Brooks is cool with dictators, moralizes on bad sick people
Freedom Caucus member Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) tells Jake Tapper he’s fine with the president meeting with murderous dictators, but he’s eager to apply a moral test for healthcare that [...]
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Kimmel blasts plan to repeal ACA protections
Jimmy Kimmel talks about his newborn son’s surgery that was required due to heart disease, which is a pre-existing condition, and grows emotional as he says people shouldn’t have to [...]
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The Ever-Growing List of Trump’s Anti-LGBTQ Appointees
We know your list of anti-LGBTQ Trump appointees is getting a little out of hand, but we’ve got one more for you; Charmaine Yoest, new Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs [...]
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Rep. Weber begs God’s forgiveness for abortion, gay marriage, secular schools
Crackpot Congressman Randy Weber (R-TX), speaking at a right-wing prayer service in the Capitol’s Statuary Hall, breaks down in anguish for our wickedness in not using the government to impose [...]
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What would Trump’s immigrant ancestors say?
They were once exiles and refugees and deportees with nowhere to turn. Why are we, their descendants, allowing this to be done in our names?
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Eulogy in Paris: ‘You lived like a star, you leave like a star’
Andy Towle writes: Étienne Cardiles, the husband of slain officer Xavier Jugelé, delivered an emotional eulogy outside police headquarters on Tuesday. Jugelé was slain by Karim Cheurfi, a 39-year-old Frenchman [...]
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