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Pride Reflections

Like a lot of American celebrations with more radical roots, as GLBT Pride festivals & parades across the country have grown over time, they have become more mainstream and commercialized. 518 more words


#queerpop: What Marriage Equality Means for Pop Culture

The celebrations were long, enthusiastic, and well-deserved after Friday’s Supreme Court ruling making marriage equality mandatory. This was the defining legal battle for queer rights in the US, and it’s done! 393 more words

Pop Culture

'Being gay in the south is just being brave': Alabama couple fight back against discrimination [VIDEO]

1:04 “In the South, gay couples don’t really show affection because anything could happen. Like, somebody could come by and throw a bottle at your head or shoot at us…”

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"No union more profound": The US Supreme Court's ruling on same-sex marriage

The Supreme Court of the United States has decided that same-sex couples have a constitutionally protected right to marry.

In the history of American jurisprudence, there are a handful of cases which are so significant that they will be known to all US law students, much of the domestic population at large, and even large segments of the international community. 3,566 more words

In The News

The Problem With Freedom of Speech

I’m so over this whole “free speech” nonsense. I was just reading a CNN article wherein they said that Obama’s approval rating is at 50%. I looked at the comments. 748 more words

Social Commentary

Only 16 out of 100 highest-paid celebrities are women

The gender pay gap seems persistent in about every layer of society, and every rung of the pay scale, as Forbes’ newly announced “Celeb 100” list — chronicling the highest-paid entertainers over the past year — includes just 16 women. 129 more words

Human And Civil Rights

NBC Severs Ties With Donald Trump Following Insensitive Immigration Comments

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UPDATE: Monday, June 29, 5:20 P.M. 

Donald Trump has threatened to sue NBC to court. In a statement released Monday afternoon,  Trump says their cancellation of the Miss USA and Miss Universe Pageants violates their prior agreement. 423 more words