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Men, Porn Isn't Ruining Your Sex Life
So why does porn continue to take the blame for our sexual woes? Because while that above scenario doesn’t reflect the way our country treats science, and science education, it is a pretty good description of how we handle sex. In many parts of the country, sex education is completely absent; where it does exist, it’s often abstinence-only or abstinence-plus?—?giving some time to condoms and contraceptives but relying heavily on shame-based messaging.
Even in the best-case scenario, American sex education focuses almost exclusively on what can go wrong during sex, rather than on how to make it go right: Thanks to taboos around adolescent sexuality, pleasure is a dirty word in sex education targeting those under 18. Given this environment, it’s not shocking that young (and not so young) people might turn to porn for some lessons in sexual pleasure; yet somehow it is porn alone that manages to take the blame for imbuing us all with an unhealthy attitude toward sex.
Teen Who Allegedly Mutilated And Killed His Mom's Cat Now Accused Of Murdering Nurse
A Colorado teen once accused of brutally killing his mother’s cat has now allegedly escalated to murdering a human being.
Bridget Kenner, 44, was discovered dead inside her Colorado Springs home on April 28 following a welfare check, according to a Colorado Springs Police Department press release.
That same day, homicide detectives arrested Cohen Heath, 19 — who is also known as Vinn Heath — as well as a 16-year-old juvenile. Both teens are also from Colorado Springs.
Tenn. Teen Fatally Shot in Drive-Thru in Front of Friends Just Days Before H.S. Graduation
Family Charged In Security Guard's Death After Mask Dispute
Missing Minnesota Woman Found Dead In Her Home — And Husband Has Since Been Arrested
'Beloved' Miss. Girl, 11, Was Killed in Hit-and-Run While Riding Bike with Her Mom
Fullerton Police Shoot, Kill Knife-Wielding Man While Fending Off Another Man With Broomstick
Man who wore KKK hood at California grocery store may be charged with hate crime, authorities say
'Bois locker room': Indian teen probed over Instagram rape chats
Lululemon Official Promotes Racist T-Shirt, Gets Fired for Being Racist
At the risk of stating the obvious, fashion has a long history of doing racist shit, and the outbreak of covid-19 has emboldened racists to become more vocal and casual with their racism. When those forces of intolerance combine, news like this emerges: According to Reuters, Trevor Fleming, a senior global art director for Lululemon, shared an Instagram link to an astonishingly racist t-shirt with a thinly veiled anti-Asian sentiment. Designed by an artist named Jess Sluder, the shirt features a Chinese takeout box with bat wings, and was labeled “Bat Fried Rice” on his webstore before being removed. On Instagram, Sluder posted the product with the caption, “Where did COVID-19 come from? Nothing is certain, but we know a bat was involved. Beginning today, my limited edition #quarantees are now available. Link in bio or DM for details…Thank you for your support and sense of humor! #humornothat #batfriedrice.”
Reuters reports that Fleming’s promotion of Sluder’s design resulted in the hashtag #LululemonInsultsChina, viewed over 200 million times on the social media app Weibo. That quickly translated to Lululemon’s official Instagram, where commenters expressed outrage over Fleming sharing the tee.
New Hollywood Podcast: ‘Insecure’s Alexander Hodge And ‘Good Trouble’s Sherry Cola Talk Acts Of Racism Against Asians During Coronavirus Pandemic
"In essence, drag queens are clowns. They are not transgender (or haven’t been until very, very recently). They are men, mainly gay..."
"... who make no attempt to pass as actual women, and don’t necessarily want to be women, but dress up as a caricature of a woman. Sure, some have bawdy names, and in the context of a late night gay bar, they can say some bawdy things. But they’re not really about sex at all. They’re about costume and play; their clothes and hair are exaggerated, over-the-top parodies of women’s appearance; their makeup is often cray-cray, their wigs absurd. They also reinforce, rather than undermine, gender norms in a weird, over-the-top way...."
Bottoming for the First Time: Gay Sex Talk
Black teacher at New Jersey elementary school says she suffered 'abusive and hostile treatment' daily
The first black teacher hired in more than 25 years at an elementary school in southern New Jersey says she was discriminated against daily and suffered retaliation when she complained, according to a federal lawsuit.
She quit after her second year.
When Tammy Jordan began as a second grade teacher at Larchmont Elementary School in Mount Laurel in 2016, she was the first full-time black teacher to be hired since 1990, according to the suit she filed May 29 against the school, the school district and the board of education, and four former colleagues.
"Defendants have avoided hiring black, African American teachers due to the discrimination and harassment to which black, African American teachers are subjected to at Larchmont Elementary School," the suit filed in U.S. District Court in New Jersey says. "Accordingly, there are almost no black, African American teachers at Larchmont Elementary School."
Valedictorian says her microphone was cut after she mentioned Trayvon Martin, Tamir Rice
Jerrod Carmichael on "Forced" Representation: "It Doesn't Reflect Real Life"
Barack Obama Says People Confident in Their Sexuality 'Don’t Need 8 Women Around You Twerking'
On Tuesday, ex-president Barack Obama and Stephen Curry combined their powers for a town hall event that urged youngsters from minority backgrounds to develop confidence without feeling compelled to build self-worth based on chasing women and money.
The event unfolded in Oakland, and it also marked the fifth anniversary of Obama's My Brother’s Keeper Alliance. Both Curry and the former president talked about challenges they faced in their formative years, while also speaking about broader ranging topics, such as hip-hop, policing in minority communities, discipline in schools, male role models, and manhood.
Obama addressed societal pressures that young people face to act a certain way because of hip hop's frequent portrayal of what it means to be successful. The President's remarks on that subject were described as one of the event's "more humorous moments," as he blended making his point with some shade.
"We live in a culture where our worth is measured by how much money we have and how famous we are," Obama said to the capacity crowd made up of youth flown to the Bay from throughout the country. "I will tell you, at the end of the day, the thing that will give you confidence is not that. I know a lot of rich people that are all messed up."
Rose McGowan's heard more LGBTI MeToo stories 'than the media would ever cover’
Rose McGowan has talked about the impact of MeToo movement among LGBTIs, saying she’s ‘humbled’ when community members share their stories with her.
Speaking at Damian Barr’s Literary Salon in London last month, the activist said she’d heard more stories ‘than the media would ever cover’, particularly from gay men and boys.
The former Charmed actress became a figurehead for the MeToo movement, which fights against sexual abuse and assault, after becoming one of the most high profile accusers of disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein last year.
Asked by GSN at the event: ‘Would you like to see the the MeToo movement reverberate deeper among the LGBTI community and specifically gay men?’ Rose gave a detailed and thoughtful response.
‘‘Society is only really as sick as its secrets’
Gay Star News
Case reveals shame, trauma of male sex trafficking victims
Jane Curtin on the worst SNL guest host: "God, there were so many"
There are few gigs in modern TV more fraught with the potential to out yourself as a massive asshole than hosting Saturday Night Live. Pretty much every factor—the rush, the pressure, the presence of the live camera—is almost guaranteed to bring out the worst in people, whether it’s deciding to bust out their “funny” Jamaican accent for some godforsaken reason, doing whatever the hell it was Justin Bieber did to piss Bill Hader off so much, or just being all-around bad human being Steven Seagal.
WATCH: Jon Hamm asked point-blank about his “Hammaconda”
James Corden’s “Spill Your Guts or Fill Your Guts” is a cross between “Truth or Dare” and “Fear Factor”, revealing just how far celebrities will go to avoid answering uncomfortable questions.
Jon Hamm sat down at the wheel-of-disgust this week, trading off questions with Corden, answering very few of them, and the two subsequently put things like dried tarantulas and chili cheese dog smoothies in their mouths.
The final question the Late Late Show host asked Hamm was one the internet has long speculated over: How big, really, is the so-called “Hammaconda”?
Founder of alt-right ‘Proud Boys’ defends calling victims ‘fa***ts’ during vicious beatdown
Gavin McInnes, the founder of the alt-right group “Proud Boys,” defended using the word “faggot” while beating people up.
On Friday, after McInnes gave a speech in New York City, several fights broke out between his supporters and anti-fascist (antifa) counter-protestors.
In video that has gone viral, around 15 Proud Boys and skinheads can be seen beating up and kicking a protestor while he’s on the ground.
One of the assailants can be heard shouting, “You’re not so brave now, faggot.”
Thousands delete ride sharing app because of its support for LGBTI people
Philadelphia Archbishop: ‘Joy and wholeness’ requires denying existence of LGBTQ Catholics
In rare campaign for Cuba, churches advocate against gay marriage
CNN Panel Mocks Kanye West as Trump’s ‘Token Negro,’ Don Lemon Laughs (Video)
A CNN panel hosted by anchor Don Lemon took turns lacing into Kanye West on Tuesday evening, joking that his embrace of President Donald Trump has caused him to be tokenized. Several referred to him using the term “negro.”
“He’s an attention whore, like the president. He’s all of a sudden now the model spokesperson. He’s the token negro of the Trump administration,” said CNN contributor Tara Setmeyer.
This Has All Been an Infuriating Sham
To seasoned political watchers and people who have spent the last two years gradually becoming more depressed and hopeless—the Venn diagram of those two things really ought be a circle—this news may come as no surprise, but it is galling nonetheless. Sen. Chuck Grassley, chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee and old, old man, confirmed this morning that he does not think the pathetic farce of an FBI investigation into Brett Kavanaugh revealed anything new and thus will be voting to confirm him.
Slutwalk, #MeToo and Donald Trump: A grim but hopeful season for feminism
A Letter to White Women Who Support Brett Kavanaugh
Stormy Daniels on sex with Trump: ‘I laid there and prayed for death’
Stormy Daniels appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night to promote her new book Full Disclosure and that’s exactly what she did.
She told Kimmel about spanking Trump with a rolled up copy of Forbes magazine – and then demonstrated her technique on the late show comedian.
“Hang on I just want to pray for a second. Please God let him be watching right now,” Kimmel joked before the demonstration.
New Rule: Church and Destroy