Hello, fellow unicorns. This week, we’re a bit more international with our news bites, and I also have a few bonus stories that amused me. With all the horrible things that happen, it’s good to find a few points of light. Let’s get to it.
It seemed insensitive to tack on a bunch of miscellaneous stories at the end of my #BlackLivesMatter news post, so here’s a short roundup of some other stories I found interesting this week.
Yeah, I’m busy on Facebook liking every single positive mention of marriage equality in my state. My whole timeline is one big victory lap from everyone I know who has hoped for this moment.
This week’s news stories are quite a bit about reconciling the past with the future. It’s a mixed bag of good and bad, as per usual, but there were a lot of interesting links to catch my eye. Let’s get started.
Okay, even though the U.S. midterm elections gave the Republicans a congressional majority again, let us console ourselves with how this will make it easier for the Democrats to come back in 2016. We hope, anyway. Let’s get to this and more in this week’s newsy updates.
Happy Friday! We have some more marriage equality updates, a timeline for future comic book movies, and the untimely passing of some notable people. Also, there’s a rather weird music/intelligence “study” with which I have some problems. Let’s get started:
Whatever you thought of the live Sound of Music starring Carrie Underwood, it was still commendable for a number of reasons, including exposing country fans to musical theatre, and showing people who’d only seen the movie the numbers and scenes that were cut from it. Not that Julie Andrews wasn’t adorable, but in the movie, the Captain dumps Baroness Schraeder just because of one dance with his employee, which is sort of creepy. In the actual musical, Schraeder turns out to be a Nazi appeaser, and possibly a sympathizer, which is a slightly better reason. Continue reading The Sound Of Marriage Equality
Happy Friday, everyone! We’ve got an oddball assortment of stories I found interesting, plus some great new developments on the marriage equality front.