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What Children Want To Hear When Their Gay Parent Comes Out Of The Closet

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | August 29, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
As millions of LGBT Americans know, coming out of the closet can be complicated. That's especially true when you're an adult with grown children and an established family who may have a hard time with such a radical shift in their parent's identity. So what is the best way for...

New York Magazine Co-Founder: 'I Don't Think It's The Same Magazine At All'

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | August 29, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
Milton Glaser joins HuffPost Live to discuss co-founding New York Magazine and the way the publication has changed since his time at its helm.

Graphic Designer Milton Glaser Hardly Made Any Money Off The Iconic 'I Love NY' Logo

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | August 29, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
Graphic designer Milton Glaser, who created the ubiquitous “I Love NY” logo, didn’t make much money off of his work for the iconic campaign, but he doesn't mind one bit. “I was paid $2,000 for execution and mechanical costs of doing it, but that was the only money I...

The Origins Of Labor Day Explained (VIDEO)

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | August 29, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
Labor Day marks the end of wearing white for the year, but what else does it signify? The national holiday, which is celebrated every first Monday of September, has a deep-rooted history. In the clip above, HuffPost Live explains the origins of this storied day, which deserves recognition beyond a...

QueerView August 29: A Look Back At The Week In LGBT News Stories

James Nichols | August 29, 2014 | Gay Voices
Each week HuffPost Gay Voices and HuffPost Live will take a look back at some of the biggest queer news stories from the past week. Check back every Friday for your queer news round-up in this regular feature titled "QueerView." ESPN Apologizes For Michael Sam Shower Coverage ESPN might...

Email Inventor Shiva Ayyadurai On His Relationship With Fran Drescher (VIDEO)

HuffPost Live | Ishita Singh | August 29, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
In August 1982, the U.S. government accepted a patent for an electronic intra-office messaging system called "email" from then-teenager V.A. Shiva Ayyadurai. Ayyadurai's assertion that he invented email has been disputed by others in his field, but the inventor and CEO joined HuffPost Live on Thursday to

Teens Respond To Ferguson With An App To Rate Police Officers

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | August 28, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
Horrified by the events in Ferguson following the death of Michael Brown, three high school students from Decatur, Georgia, decided to take solution-oriented action. They banded together to create Five-O, an app that allows users to rate their experiences with police officers. The students join HuffPost Live to discuss their...

Disney Seeks Drone Patents For Theme Park Entertainment

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | August 28, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
Disney theme parks are known for going above and beyond when it comes to the attractions, characters and thrill rides that make for magical memories, and a new toy could soon be added to the Disney experience: drones. The entertainment giant recently applied for three drone patents,...

V.A. Shiva Ayyadurai, Inventor Of Email, Fires Back At Critics Who Question His Discovery

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | August 29, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
V.A. Shiva Ayyadurai was 14 years old when he developed the technology we now know as email. But despite having received "official recognition" of his creation in the former of a government-issued patent, some still question whether he was the veritable founder. Ayyadurai's former colleague Robert Field explained the...

Can 'Boyhood' Keep Up The Accolades Until Oscar Season?

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | August 28, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
Richard Linklater's 12-years-in-the-making masterpiece "Boyhood" gained rave reviews when it premiered this summer, but will the critically-acclaimed film lose steam before it can secure some recognition from the Academy Awards?

What To Expect At The 2014 Telluride Film Festival

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | August 28, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
HuffPost Live kicks off our awards season coverage with the first installment of "For Your Consideration." We'll take a look at some of the most anticipated films of the season and what to expect from the 2014 Telluride Film Festival.

Former Dartmouth Fraternity Member Andrew Lohse Recalls Hazing Pledges 'In A Pool Of Urine And Vomit'

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | August 27, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
Author Andrew Lohse pulls back the curtain on the "psychological coercion" and "culture of misogyny" in Dartmouth College's fraternity scene in his new book Confessions of an Ivy League Frat Boy: A Memoir, and he dropped by HuffPost Live on Wednesday to share a few anecdotes of the...

Adam Duritz Opens Up About Depersonalization Disorder: 'Being Crazy Is Scary' (VIDEO)

HuffPost Live | Ishita Singh | August 27, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
There are few things that faze Counting Crows frontman Adam Duritz. But the rocker's battle with depersonalization disorder has terrified him, he admitted on HuffPost Live. "The dissociative disorder is scary. Being crazy is scary. I would love to not have to deal with that," he said to host

Counting Crows Frontman Adam Duritz Explains Why No One Can Find Him On Tinder

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | August 28, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
Single ladies, take note: Counting Crows frontman Adam Duritz is on the market, and he's on Tinder. You can follow in the footsteps of former Duritz love interests such as Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox and Emmy Rossum by simply downloading the dating app, which the musician recently joined. After tweeting...

How The Idea Of 'Soul Mates' Hurts Relationships

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | August 27, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
Decades of rom-com love stories would have you believe that the most romantic way to begin a relationship is to adorably bump into a complete stranger with whom you feel an instant connection that lasts forever, and you become lovers, spouses and "soul mates." But as writer Melissa...

Why Black Women Are Statistically Less Likely To Breastfeed

Ryan Buxton | August 26, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show there is a racial divide surrounding breastfeeding. In the U.S. in 2010, 62 percent of African American babies began breastfeeding at birth, compared to 79 percent of white newborns, according to the CDC. Six months later,...

This Female Political Reporter Is Sick Of Being Compared To 'House Of Cards' Character Zoe Barnes

Emily Tess Katz | August 27, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
Meredith Shiner is a D.C.-based political reporter and a woman, but the similarities to Zoe Barnes from the Netflix series "House Of Cards" end there, she'd like you to know. The Yahoo News reporter told HuffPost Live on Tuesday that she's frequently approached by people eager to discuss...

Kevin Bacon: I Was Surprised Frontal Nudity In 'Wild Things' Was A Big Deal

Chris Branch | August 25, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
Nearly 15 years later, the infamous towel scene in "Wild Things" still follows Kevin Bacon. The 1998 film, which co-stars Matt Dillon, Neve Campbell and Denise Richards, includes a scene of Bacon coming out of the shower that showcases some frontal nudity. The shot wasn't originally supposed...

Sen. Bernie Sanders: Burger King's Plan To Move Abroad Shows ‘Contempt' For Americans

Rahel Gebreyes | August 25, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
Burger King could be the next American company to move its operation abroad -- a move that Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) says displays the "contempt" that big business has for average Americans. In a HuffPost Live interview Monday, Sanders weighed in on the fast-food chain's plans, which...

Kevin Bacon Got Bullied By High Schoolers While Prepping For 'Footloose'

Chris Branch | August 25, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
Back in 1984, Kevin Bacon did not have the fame he has now. The burgeoning star enjoyed enough anonymity to go to high school in Provo, Utah, for a day while prepping to film his iconic role as Ren McCormack in "Footloose," and his experience did not go as planned....
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