Out of all of the takes commemorating the first anniversary of the Pulse massacre in Orlando, none was as... singular in its vision as that from the Orlando Sentinel called “As Disney reports drop in guests, is Orlando’s post-Pulse embrace of LGBT too tight?” by one C. Britt Beemer. In it, Beemer suggested that a…
One year ago today, 49 people were killed in Pulse nightclub in Orlando. The city has planned a day of events to mourn the victims of the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. Almost all those lost were LGBT people of color.
A three-month-old baby was taken in for questioning at the U.S. Embassy in London after his grandfather mistakenly marked the purpose of his trip to the U.S. as “terrorism” on the immigration form. There’s...a box for that? Genius! What a flawless system.
You may recall that last summer, we celebrated some glorious news: the imminent production of a film chronicling the romance between writers Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville-West. Well, my darlings, I return tonight to report the titular stars of Vita and Virginia. Our Woolf will be portrayed by Eva Green, our…
Following the June 12 shooting that left 49 people dead (and many more injured) at Pulse, a landmark gay club in Orlando, Florida, the city has reached a deal to purchase the space for $2.25 million and turn it into a memorial.
Fresh off his failed attempt to win the Republican nomination for the presidency, Florida Senator Marco Rubio announced that he would not run for re-election, before finally deciding that he would. His motivation, he said, was the Orlando nightclub shooting that left 49 Floridians dead and another 53 injured.
Thirty-five-year-old Colleen Burns fell 400 feet into the Grand Canyon on Friday, after moving backwards to make space for another tourist.
Jennifer Lopez’s Instagram flick of Lin-Manuel Miranda last week, while cryptic at the time, made logical sense: both are boricuas from New York City and, now that Miranda’s retiring from Hamilton, he’ll have lots of time to work on rap collaborations and films and plays and getting generally more famous for working…
Where are all my Bloomsbury Group(ies)? A film chronicling the romance between Virginia Woolf—novelist, essayist, and foundational feminist thinker—and fellow author Vita Sackville-West is in the works.
“I have only said like 1000 times I will be a private citizen in January,” failed Republican presidential candidate and agitated ninth grader Marco Rubio tweeted approximately one month ago, in response to a Washington Post story that suggested he was unsure about his political future. On Wednesday, the Washington…
On the latest episode of Full Frontal With Samantha Bee, our host took a beautiful rhetorical dump on the Republican Party, whose comrades in the Senate recently rejected four extremely sane measures restricting gun sales one week after 49 people were murdered in an Orlando gay club.
One week ago, 49 people were murdered when a lone gunman opened fire in Orlando, Florida’s Pulse nightclub. To date, it is the deadliest shooting in our country’s history. And today, in the wake of this massacre, the United States Senate blocked four different proposals to implement stricter gun control laws.
Walt Disney World Resort is adding warning signs around the resort area where a 2-year-old boy died in an alligator attack.
In a move that some sources categorized as “unhinged fearmongering,” the National Rifle Association’s executive vice president Wayne LaPierre not only adamantly stated that the organization would not change its opinion on gun control, but urged American citizens to buy more guns, because terrorists are “on the verge…
In an interview with CNN today, Florida Governor Rick Scott—an empty shell of a man so comically villainous that comparisons to Voldemort are unfair to Voldemort—defended Florida’s gun laws. In the interview, Scott was asked about President Obama’s speech where he challenged, “those who defend the easy accessibility…
Donald Trump, a man who is actually three bigoted baby Muppets stacked on top of one another, told supporters at a rally in Dallas, Texas that he believes the LGBT community is starting to shift its support towards the presumptive GOP nominee.
Two marines are under investigation for uploading a photo to social media in which they allegedly threatened to attack gay bars—all less than a week after the shooting at the Pulse gay nightclub in Orlando, which has been deemed the worst mass shooting by a single gunman in U.S. history.
Days after the shooting at the Orlando gay nightclub Pulse, which left 49 dead and 53 wounded, LGBT advocate and singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge has released a song dedicated to the victims of the massacre.
On Thursday, Sen. John McCain revealed he is functioning on heavy Republican autopilot when he said that Barack Obama is “directly responsible” for the historic mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, which left 49 dead.