Happy Friday, Unicorns! Time once again to catch up on some of the news stories catching my eye this week.
#BlackLivesMatter NYPD Officer Peter Liang was convicted for killing Akai Gurley in a stairwell. After “accidentally” billing Tamir Rice’s family for emergency services, the Cleveland Mayor apologizes. Reproductive Justice groups have partnered with #BlackLivesMatter in a great move towards intersectional social justice causes. We mentioned that the DOJ filed charges against Ferguson for civil rights […]
Happy Black History Month, everyone! Here’s how you can help shut down the ignorant haters, just like John Boyega, or celebrate with the rest of the internet.
White terrorists are still occupying a federal building in Oregon in relative warmth and comfort, while the internet hotly debated if #OscarsSoWhite even had any impact on black and other PoC actor success. All this and more in this week’s roundup!
A little tardy to the party, but we’re back and ready to celebrate with Oscar Isaac and Taraji P. Henson on their Golden Globe wins!
This week, we congratulate the President and the First Lady for celebrating 23 years of marriage and looking fly throughout their time together.
Hope you are enjoying this long wonderful, 3-day weekend if you are stateside.
This weekend I did not watch the MTV VMAs but I did watch most of these unforgettable hip-hop performances from the VMAs. Kanye West received the Video Vanguard Award and host Miley Cyrus defined white feminism.
This week, we were overwhelmed with cuteness by these pictures of John Boyega being force-choked by a mini-Vader, among other things.
Seattle does not have AC in most places. This has proved tough this summer as it has topped 90 a few different times. For someone who loves 40 and cloudy, the sweltering heat slays me. Luckily, music and a cold shower can keep me going on these hot days.
We hope you all had a great Pride weekend! Let’s get right into it.
Sometimes, all you need is to remember how hilarious old videos are. Sometimes, all you need is a cool performance by some rad rocker chicks. Sometimes, you just need to sit down and turn your brain off and let YouTube tell you what to do.
“For all intents and purposes, I’m a woman.” -Bruce Jenner I had been dreading this day for a few weeks now. The Event had been on my mind and I am sure other trans people’s minds for a while. We had all seen the tabloid headlines proliferate over the last year, and especially over the last […]
Before jumping into the news around America, here’s a quick highlight of news around the world.
I have started to emerge from the doldrums of the last few months. It has been a rough patch, but I am still here. Music, of course, has still provided a great outlet for me. This year has already seen amazing releases from some great long lasting bands. I have also been introduced to some great […]