This story may be the worst way to win a fight, to have a fight, to show off your skills as a competent adult: a 38-year-old woman decided that the best way to show her sister-in-law exactly what she thought of her would be to cut the woman's hair as she slept. Creepy or super creepy? You decide.
My Aunt Sandra has Down Syndrome, and she can sometimes be kind of a jerk. That's a legitimate thing to say, I think. There is little that makes me more uncomfortable than when people sanctify those who are intellectually disabled. Sure, the majority of Sandra's friends with Down Syndrome have been genuinely…
Halloween: The time of year when all your favorite TV characters don crazy costumes and become involved in totally nonsensical plots, just for the sake of a holiday-themed episode. I love bad television just as much as I love good — and as such here's a collection of the best/worst Halloween episodes the idiot box has…
No matter what your feelings are on Charlie Sheen, it isn't hard to empathize with his family. Soon after Charlie's hospitalization for a "hernia," Martin Sheen was rumored to be pushing him to go to actual rehab. Instead, Charlie declared he'd cured his addiction with his mind, and went on to say Alcoholics Anonymous…
Prepare to get a little weepy. After seeing Zach Wahls' moving speech about his two moms, 80-year-old Iowan Jean Argus decided to share the story of how she came to embrace her gay son and his husband. To the state legislators working to ban gay marriage, she says, "My son is not an issue. He's a person just like you."
Today, Oprah's big reveal was that she had a long-lost half-sister that her mother gave up for adoption and never told the family about. Today, O and her new sister sat down with their mom to get the story.
The promos for today's episode of Oprah have teased viewers with the promise of revealing a Winfrey family secret that O says, "literally shook me to my core." The suspense has ended…after the jump!
I was raised as an Evangelical Christian –- specifically, a straight Evangelical Christian, who was destined to be courted by similarly spiritual boys and marry one of them as soon as possible.
When I first realized I was turning into my mom, I was at the Gay Pride Parade.
After Family Guy featured a character with Down syndrome and an obvious joke about Sarah Palin, she responded that it felt like a "kick in the gut." But is the episode actually offensive to intellectually disabled people?
Forget experience, ideas, even trucks. The real political asset these days is something human and hopefully "available:" the daughter.
For many, the day after Thanksgiving and the upcoming holidays can be minefields of familial awkwardness. Luckily, many of the same tips useful for snagging a man can be applied to your own relatives.