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October

Donating My Hair In Honor Of My Best Friend

Teresa Kindred | Posted 10.28.2016 | Fifty
Teresa Kindred

It's October again. Exactly one year since I lost Martha, my cousin and best friend, to breast cancer. She fought long and hard, and with so much dignity that she was an inspiration to me and many others.

Release Your Inner Witch: Celebrating Wickedness This Halloween

Suzannah Galland | Posted 10.27.2016 | Women
Suzannah Galland

Do you want to get into the monster spirit of Halloween, but you just can't cope with wrangling a costume? Don't despair! Why not bring out your bad s...

Adventuredome Las Vegas Puts on Killer Halloween Event "Fright Dome"

Taylor Bybee | Posted 10.25.2016 | Travel
Taylor Bybee

Perhaps one of the most exciting times of the year for amusement park fans is during the month of October, when parks all across the world deck the pl...

Southern Fried Chicken Fight

Judge Kemp | Posted 10.25.2016 | Queer Voices
Judge Kemp

My mother couldn't and didn't want to remain in a relationship that was abusive and oppressive. Her mother taught her to "obey your man", but that didn't mean she would have to subject herself to a life of physical abuse and mental torment.

Here's Why Breast Cancer Awareness Is For Everyone...And Not Just In October

Amy Oestreicher | Posted 10.06.2016 | Women
Amy Oestreicher

October is one of my favorite seasons. I think of leaves changing, Halloween, pumpkins, and I also think of awareness. In October of this year, we celebrated World Ostomy Day, Mental Health Awareness Week , Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Why You Should Join Me in Saying No to Fall

Peter Mandel | Posted 10.05.2016 | Fifty
Peter Mandel

I have some news that may surprise you. The season we call fall is finished. Autumn is history. This is the year, you see, when about one quarter ...

What’s Leaving Netflix In October 2016?

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 09.23.2016 | Entertainment

October means Halloween, and that means Netflix is trying to scare the hell out of us with the list of movies and shows that are leaving. This one is ...

Trump Just Can't Help Himself

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.15.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

If the past is any prologue, by the end of the week nobody's going to even remember this speech, because by then Trump will have had at least two or three blowups out on the campaign trail -- which will become the story, instead.

Ghoulmaster's Haunted Playhouse Brings Tricks and Treats to Hollywood

Xaque Gruber | Posted 10.25.2016 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

As a major fan of all things Halloween, there is a lot to celebrate about living in Los Angeles in October: zombie-filled mazes, transformed theme parks and an abundance of creepy live shows.

Join Basic Rights Oregon for IGNITE -- a Gala Celebration of LGBTQ Progress

Buster Ross | Posted 10.23.2016 | Queer Voices
Buster Ross

The Gala this year promises to be the best yet. Founded in 1996, Basic Rights Oregon (BRO) is Oregon's main political advocacy and education organization working to end discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

How To Protect The Little Ones From Halloween

Tom Alderman | Posted 10.23.2016 | Parents
Tom Alderman

October means pumpkin orange can be seen bursting out in Fall glory and the ca-chink of cash registers can be heard as we prepare for one our oddest of holidays, Halloween. As we get older, isn't Halloween more industrial than celebratory? It's a concept strictly for wee-ones, on-the-make adults and the Halloween industry.

4 Haunted Hotels We Dare You To Stay At

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 10.23.2016 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

by Linda K. Nathan, Condé Nast Traveler Hotels love repeat guests. But what about those guests who depart but never leave? We found five hotel...

Halloween Dreams and Visions

Paola K Amaras | Posted 10.17.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Paola K Amaras

What is it about October? When the balmy days of summer yield to the crisp, colorful days of autumn; when the warm breezes give way to brisk, howling ...

How to Add a Designer's Touch to Your Halloween Décor

Matthew Meisner | Posted 10.14.2016 | HuffPost Home
Matthew Meisner

Despite what horror enthusiasts might have you believe, when it comes to Halloween décor scarier doesn't also mean better. Rather, for the design savvy out there, Halloween is all about striking that right balance of glamour, goth and drama.

Filed a Tax Extension? 4 Tips for Meeting the October Deadline

NextAdvisor.com | Posted 10.08.2016 | Business
NextAdvisor.com

If you requested an extension on your 2014 taxes, the six-month period will end on October 15. Although the tax extension deadline is nearly here, you still have time to file, and to help you meet your deadline, we've compiled some things you should keep in mind when filing your taxes last minute.

Check Out These Spooky Haunted Houses... If You Dare

Reboot Illinois | Posted 10.07.2016 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

Do you enjoy walking through dimly lit hallways splattered with blood and shrouded in fog, never knowing what's lurking around the corner or in the sh...

"Cloud Nine:" A Mental Challenge for the Theatergoer

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 10.05.2016 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

As you approach the Linda Gross Theater, you're struck by the imposing quiet of it. Sealed doors keep out the faint of heart; the Church-like building sleeps, bathed in the light of an October moon. Could this be your destination, or have you made a mistake?

Get It Together: 20 Habits You Need To Start This October

Unwritten | Posted 10.02.2016 | Women
Unwritten

Originally published on Unwritten by Giuliana Guarna. Pumpkin spice lattes, riding boots, and Halloween planning aren't the only things that fall bri...

Hold on to Your Butts, People, It's October!

Elizabeth Logan | Posted 10.01.2016 | Comedy
Elizabeth Logan

Pumpkin shit? Got it. Orange shit? Got it. Spooky shit? Got it. Crunchy leaves and shit? Crunch crunch son!

31 of the Most Powerful Domestic Violence Moments in the Last Year

Ariel Zwang | Posted 09.30.2016 | Impact
Ariel Zwang

The last 12 months were a watershed for domestic violence. Famous athletes faced real scrutiny for the acts of violence they committed, survivors took control of the conversation with a viral hashtag, purple nails expanded the dialogue nationwide, and there were also incredible advocacy wins.

Because the Time Should Be Now

Shana Thornton | Posted 09.03.2016 | Media
Shana Thornton

Domestic violence is still a major concern in our society. Change has to start with all of us. I hope you don't wait until the month of October to have this conversation with a loved one. The time is now- well, it should be now.

What's Your Halloween Personality Type?

Rupa Mehta | Posted 12.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

When it comes down to it, there's no right or wrong way to celebrate Halloween. But when you're planning this year, listen to your gut; is there a certain side of yourself that's itching to yell "Trick or Treat"!?

13 Songs to Get Witchy to on Halloween

Antonia Blumberg | Posted 12.28.2014 | Religion
Antonia Blumberg

For me, experiencing the richness of this season entails brewing spicy teas, gathering with other nature spirituality practitioners, meditating and listening to lots of witchy music.

Let Us Explicitly Tell You Why These Costumes Are Wrong. Because Ignorance Is Spooky

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 09.23.2016 | Impact

It wouldn't be Halloween season without the following racist, sexist and offensive costumes. "But it's all in good fun!" you probably want to exclaim....

This Little Person Asked Passersby How They Feel About The Term, 'Midget'

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 10.15.2014 | Impact

The term "midget" comes from midge -- a small insect that resembles a mosquito. It's not a term of endearment, of course, but as Aaron Beelner po...