What To Eat,
Iceland is definitely one country you absolutely need to visit, and the cherry on top of that all-natural inspiring sundae of adventures is the capital city, Reykjavik. Here are five things I recommend doing during your stay.
While race is a defining factor in the lives of white people, too, it's not a topic most of us know how to broach or navigate. Perhaps the one thing white progressives know about discussing race is that it's likely to be uncomfortable or openly conflictual.
The Deciding Force project is building a database that shows patterns in police/protester interactions to determine how certain actions ignite violence. One such example is how an emotional outburst can escalate into a volley of rocks and tear gas.
Most of us use our smartphones and computers on a daily basis and keep important information on them like passwords, user names, and credit card numbers. But there are other devices that hold sensitive data that we don't really talk about. For example, printers.
Sometimes just staying polite makes us complicit in allowing the steady incorporation of deadly violence as a tool of power and community policing.
Best Ted Talks,
Expressions Of Gratitude,
Fifty Plus Health,
The Third Metric,
Good News News
Norman Vincent Peale wrote about a doctor who gave his patient a peculiar prescription.
Each And Every Thing,
Seven Years Bad Luck,
San Francisco Silent Film Festival,
It's tempting to paraphrase George Orwell by stating that "All artists are equal, but some artists are more equal than others."
As part of the current Hollywood vogue of adapting popular young adult novels to the silver screen, If I Stay is one of the more effective entries in the genre.
Middle East Peace,
Middle East Politics,
Israel Gaza Airstrikes,
Israel Gaza Conflict,
Israel Gaza Operation,
Middle East Peace Process,
Wars inevitably spark change. That is no truer than in the war in Gaza, no matter what Hamas and Israel say.
"Honey, I think we are both aware that neither of us is enjoying sex all that much lately. Actually, we haven't enjoyed it for a long time. What do you think about opening up our marriage?"
Guns N' Roses,
His Boy Elroy,
The Dead Daisies,
The Verve Pipe,
There are segments of Guns N' Roses history that really bring out different aspects of the band. What is it about the Use Your Illusion recordings that resonate with you?
What does marriage mean to me and my wife? How is it different from what we imagined? How is it the same as what society presents about marriage? Can we live queerly in marriage? How? Why? Is marriage good for our sexuality? For our sex lives? Is marriage good for our sense of happiness? Or does it bring new layers of misery?
This week I talked with filmmaker Caryn Hayes about her acclaimed short film Clean Hands, which follows Anna (Grasie Mercedes) and Kirsten (Dawn Noel), a married lesbian couple who are caring for Anna's terminally ill, homophobic father.
Gay Voices News
Sex seems central to intimate and romantic relationships. If it is a means of intimate communication, and communication is the secret to a lasting and healthy relationship, why don't we gay men talk about it that way more often?
My first day on the job as a 22 year-old English teacher, I was asked for a hall pass. Even later that year when I was coaching freshman baseball, I went out to talk to the umpire before the first pitch and was greeted with, "Hey kid, go get your coach."
Bank Of America,
Bank Of America Countrywide,
Department Of Justice,
Federal Housing Administration,
Global Financial Crisis,
Merrill Lynch Bank Of America,
New York Attorney General,
New York Attorney General RMBS Lawsuit,
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman,
President Barack Obama,
RMBS Working Group,
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman,
Bank Of America Foreclosures,
National Mortgage Deal,
National Mortgage Settlement,
National Mortgage Settlement Mortgages,
New York City Affordable Housing,
Residential Mortgage Backed Securities,
This settlement sends a strong message that banks that prey on customers and investors will be held accountable. I will continue to investigate financial institutions that bend the rules for their own benefit, and pursue equal justice for all New York families.
At some 4.6 billion years old, the Sun is about halfway through its life. In another 5 billion years it will be a normal "adult" star no more. Here's the skinny on the upcoming demise of the star that you owe everything to: light, warmth, energy, and life.
When the press ignores the discussion at hand: issues as vital to the health and security of the working class as middle class wages, the utility workers, Iraq and Afghanistan veterans employment rates, and government employee pensions, one shouldn't be surprised that the public transit system is begging for school supplies.
The title's muscular elephant is not a pun; it's purely proverbial: We don't talk about anabolic-androgenic steroid (AAS) abuse in gay men, but we know it's there.
A lot has happened in my life since the last time I posted. I moved to Portland about four weeks ago because as much as I enjoyed living in Bend, I just wasn't making any progress in finding a job. I'm temporarily staying with friends, whom I can't thank enough,...