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Climate Change May Force Millions Of Americans To Move Inland

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 05.22.2017 | Politics

In low-lying island nations like Tuvalu and the Maldives, the term “climate migrant” is all too familiar. Rising sea levels have already forced so...

Maybe Colleges Should Take A Lesson From Zoos

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 05.10.2017 | Science
The University of Central Florida Forum

By Michael Preston, UCF Forum columnist What would it take to create a more learning-efficient campus? What elements must we have, what culture must w...

Badass 10-Year-Old Pries Open Gator’s Jaws To Free Her Leg

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 05.08.2017 | Weird News

A 10-year-old girl managed to free herself from the jaws of a nearly 9-foot-long alligator over the weekend by prying open its mouth with her bare han...

Orlando's Pulse Nightclub Will Become A Memorial To The 49 Victims

Reuters | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.08.2017 | Queer Voices

A memorial will be created at the gay nightclub in Florida, dedicated to the 49 people who were killed in June 2016 in the deadliest mass shooting in ...

Florida's First Black State Attorney Received A Noose In The Mail

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 04.21.2017 | Black Voices

Aramis Ayala is no stranger to hate. As the first African-American elected to state attorney in Florida and a controversial prosecutor ― known for h...

Rick Scott Removes Prosecutor From Murder Cases After She Refused To Seek Death Penalty

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 04.03.2017 | Politics

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 3 (Reuters) - Florida Governor Rick Scott on Monday removed a prosecutor from 21 murder cases in the Orlando area because...

Gay Couple Gets Married In Pro Hockey Arena With A Priest Referee

Outsports | James Nichols | Posted 03.29.2017 | Queer Voices

This article originally appeared on Outsports. The grooms wore hockey jerseys over their dress shirts and bow ties. The priest wore a referee’s jer...

Mass Killers Often Begin Their Reign Of Terror At Home

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 03.29.2017 | Women

The pattern has become dismally routine: A man, typically acting alone, commits an act of public violence stunning in its indifference to human life. ...

Orlando To Mark Pulse Anniversary With 'Day Of Love And Kindness'

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 03.28.2017 | Queer Voices

Orlando will honor the one-year anniversary of the Pulse nightclub massacre with a “Day of Love and Kindness.” On Monday, the city announced plans...

Desperate Woman Sells Wedding Ring To Pay Husband’s Medical Bill And Gets Ripped Off

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 03.15.2017 | Crime

When her husband took a nasty fall and Megan Starich had no other way to pay the bills, she turned to the very symbol of her love ― her wedding ring...

Orlando Gunman's Widow To Be Released From Jail

Reuters | Willa Frej | Posted 03.01.2017 | Crime

The widow of the gunman who killed 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, may be released from jail as she awaits trial on federal charges ...

Recognizing the Resiliency of Military Marriages

Jennifer Silva | Posted 02.16.2017 | Weddings
Jennifer Silva

Their love story began as many do – on the dance floor. Rebecca, a Fleet Marine Force (FMF) Corpsman at Camp Pendleton in California, was out for th...

We Are Not Safer

Larry Strauss | Posted 01.30.2017 | Politics
Larry Strauss

“You are cultured and intelligent, Ivan, and you surely understand that the world is not destroyed by villains and conflagrations, but by hate and m...

Kim Davis's Lawyer Makes Bizarre Claim About Orlando Victims And AIDS

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 01.23.2017 | Queer Voices

Never ask Mat Staver for medical tips, folks. In a new interview, the lawyer and chairman of the Liberty Counsel made outrageous claims about the June...

This Muslim-Run Clinic Offers Free Health Care To Those In Need

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 01.18.2017 | Religion

The American Muslim Community Center in Orlando, Florida, has converted an old doctor’s office into a free clinic for uninsured families and people ...

Wife Of Orlando Nightclub Shooter Arrested

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 01.17.2017 | Crime

The FBI arrested Noor Salman, the wife of the man who opened fire in Orlando, Florida’s Pulse nightclub last June and killed 49, Monday morning in t...

Here Are 13 Of The Worst Anti-LGBTQ Villains Of 2016

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 12.27.2016 | Queer Voices

After years of progressive strides, 2016 turned out to be an unfortunate stumbling block in the LGBTQ community’s quest for equality. Unquestionabl...

Lest We Forget, America Suffered Its Deadliest Mass Shooting This Year

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 12.26.2016 | Politics

Gun violence permeates the American way of life. The past two years have been so bloody that it’s possible to lose track of individual events, even ...

16 Stories That Prove 2016 Wasn’t The Absolute Worst

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 12.20.2016 | Good News

The only appropriate way to describe 2016 in a nutshell would be a long, drawn-out sigh. Yet despite all the devastating moments, a handful of news st...

Families Of 3 Orlando Shooting Victims Sue Facebook, Twitter, Google

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 12.20.2016 | Queer Voices

The families of three victims of the Pulse nightclub massacre in Orlando have filed a lawsuit against three tech giants, alleging they provided “mat...

The Lethal Cost of Mental Health Stigma

Matthew J. Dempsey | Posted 06.19.2016 | Queer Voices
Matthew J. Dempsey

Stigma keeps us from talking about mental illness, but it's time to raise our voices now that we've suffered the largest mass shooting in American his...

What This Trans Woman Wants You To Remember After The Orlando Shooting

Delia Melody | Posted 06.13.2016 | Queer Voices
Delia Melody

As I’m sure you’ve heard by now, there was a shooting last night at Pulse, an LGBT nightclub in Orlando Florida. It caught so many of us by surpri...

This Dancing Dog Is So Excited, And She Just Can't Hide It

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 02.12.2016 | Good News

Ginger Rogers is looking for a new dance partner!Posted by Crystal L Kincaid on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 This rescue pup will shimmy her way...

Astoria Characters: The New Father

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 01.18.2017 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Kyle Marshall is still new at this father stuff, and he wants to make sure he's doing a good job.

Astoria Characters: The Robbery Victims

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 08.10.2014 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

It is what the masked men did to her before they took the money that keeps Sajida Gulamrasool up at night.