Beaten Teen Charged With Assault After Defense Against Anti-Gay Bullies

A Virginia teen has been slapped with assault charges despite being brutally beaten in an altercation at his high school. Eric Martin spent nine days in the hospital after a fight at Highland Springs High School in Henrico, Virginia. His story is far too familiar for LGBT+ youth and even those merely perceived to be… » 10/01/14 10:55pm Yesterday 10:55pm

University of Iowa Won't Explore Alleged Gender Bias in Coach Firing

University of Iowa has dug its heels in regarding the firing of Field Hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum, whose employment was terminated in August amid allegations of misconduct. She is one of five female coaches dismissed since 2009, but the school refuses to investigate an alleged pattern of sexist practices in its… » 10/01/14 9:30pm Yesterday 9:30pm

These Kittens Walking Down Stairs Will Steal Your Entire Heart

Wednesday is the hardest day of the week. That's a scientific fact I just made up to get you to agree with me, but you also know it's true. You know what else is hard, though? Walking down stairs. Or walking up stairs. Walking, really. Inspire yourself to reach greater heights (and hold out for the weekend) with this… » 10/01/14 8:30pm Yesterday 8:30pm