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Thousands Protest President Outside Trump Tower

Featured, Politics  

An increasingly unpopular man, especially in the fairly progressive bastion of Manhattan, returned to his hometown yesterday for the first time since his inauguration in January. He was greeted by thousands of outraged protesters, assembled outside his gilded 5th Avenue fortress. An inflatable caricature of him as a giant rat, bobbed in the breeze. In…

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Leonardo To Star As Leonardo

Entertainment, Featured  

Leonardo DiCaprio is set to portray the original Renaissance man, Leonardo da Vinci in a feature biopic for Paramount Pictures. Paramount beat out an aggressive 7-figure bid from Universal Studios for the story rights based on the upcoming biography by Walter Isaacson, adapted from da Vinci’s own notebooks, as reported by Variety.   DiCaprio seemed…

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Cheers! Queer Couple To Wed In Every Country Recognizing Same Sex-Marriage

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European artists Fleur Pierets and Julian P. Boom will be having a wedding in each of 24 countries in which same-sex marriage is legal. A real-life couple of seven years, “JF. Pierets,” as they call themselves, have entitled the art project “22.” When the idea sprang to life, only 22 nations recognized same-sex marriage. Malta…

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Trump’s Amerikkkan Promise Fulfilled: Make America Hate Again

Featured, Politics  

Emboldened by Trump’s electoral college victory, racists can now remove their white hoods and march in broad daylight, like they did yesterday in Charlottesville, Virginia. Ku Klux Klan members and neo-Nazis staged a “Unite the Right” demonstration over the removal of a Confederate monument and were met with counter-protesters, estimated to have outnumbered the white…

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Keith Haring Berlin Wall Mural Rises Again

Politics  

Unearthing rare photos and videos, Dangerous Minds has given new life to the mural American artist and AIDS activist Keith Haring painted on the Berlin wall on October 23, 1986. The event was both potentially risky and well publicized. Painting the mural was a highly provocative political statement, but this was familiar territory for the…

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Gay High School Seniors Had Quotes Removed From Year Book

Featured, Uncategorized  

Next to prom and marching in a tasseled cap and gown to the strains of “Pomp and Circumstance” writing a humorous or inspiring quote for the yearbook is perhaps the most enduring rite-of-passage for high school seniors. Unfortunately, Joey Slavinsky and Thomas Swartz, two openly gay recent graduates of Kearney High School in Missouri, had that…

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Fearless Leader Demands Folder Of Flattering News

Politics  

According to Vice News, three current and former White House officials have revealed that Trump gets two servings a day of what is being called the “propaganda document.”  The doc is 20-25 pages long and contains only favorable and positive cable news chyrons, admiring tweets, transcripts of fawning TV interviews, praise-filled news stories and photos…

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Same-Sex Salsa Team Wows Canada, Breaks Down Stereotypes

Entertainment  

Team Same-Gender, an all-male group of salsa dancers from Mexico, participated in Ottawa’s second annual Salsa Convention among 70 other groups from all over North America and wowed the crowd. An Ottowa News reporter described the foursome as a highlight and a first for Canada and mentioned the group hopes to use the platform to battle…

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Captain Planet Joins The Fight For Marriage Equality Down Under

Featured, Politics  

With a single Facebook post, Captain Planet, the muscle-bound animated ‘90s superhero/eco-warrior, has come out in favor of a ‘Yes’ vote for same-sex marriage in Australia.   The vote is scheduled for August 24, and the “yes” campaign is pulling out all the stops to bring equality to Australia. Captain Planet is the latest voice…

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