Lawmaker Says There’s A ‘Distinction’ Between Being Gay And ‘Being A Human Being’

A Republican lawmaker sent shockwaves through Missouri’s LGBTQ community when he argued that there is a “distinction” between human beings and those who identify as gay. On Monday, Missouri Rep. Rick Brattin (R-Harrisonville) was arguing against an amendment to Senate Bill 43, which would have banned discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodations based on sexual […]

There’s A Reason Why Indie Bookstores Are Thriving

At the tail end of last year, the New York book community was hit with unsettling news. BookCourt, the independently run store serving Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Brooklyn Heights, and readers willing to venture from their own neighborhoods for the sake of author events and stocked shelves, was closing. For avid readers, the loss of […]

College Athletes Lost Another Fight To Get Paid. But There’s A Silver Lining.

On Monday, a federal appeals court ruled against three track and field athletes who had sued the University of Pennsylvania and the NCAA on the grounds that they were employees who did not receive fair compensation under federal wage and hour laws. The ruling from the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals was the latest […]

Want To Boycott Trump’s Businesses? Now There’s An App For That

Are you trying to avoid giving your money to businesses who either support President-elect Donald Trump or were complicit in his election to the White House? A new app is here to help. Boycott Trump is a free app from Democratic Coalition Against Trump available on iPhones, iPads and Androids that allows users to search […]

There’s A Reason U.S. Open Tennis Players Looked So Good On The Court

Tennis players at the U.S. Open don’t mess around ― on or off the court. When each competitor is preparing for a match, they have a series of rituals they go through and one of our favorites is when they visit the Julien Farel Style Suite. As the official hairstylist and only beauty partner of the […]