22 Sassiest Responses To Homophobe Comparing Being Straight During Pride Month To Being A Jew In Nazi Germany

They say that the best way to respond to hate is with love. True, but in these days of anonymous internet trolling there might be an even better option: sarcastic mockery. The latest trend among alt-right types these days is to present themselves as some kind of victim; where is my straight pride parade? Why don’t I get a white history month? What about an international men’s day? Completely missing the point that our entire social structure is skewed heavily …

Nicholas Sparks Apologizes To LGBTQ Community

Nicholas Sparks is apologizing to “members of the LGBTQ community” in the wake of the “The Notebook” author “As someone who has spent the better part of my life as a writer who understands the power of words, I regret and apologize that mine have potentially hurt young people and members of the LGBTQ community, including my friends and colleagues in that community,” Sparks wrote. Sparks has denied the allegations. But emails obtained by The Daily Beast last week appear to back …

Michael Kors: The chicest women have a great sense of humour

The world of Michael Kors is upbeat and glamorous whether in the White House or on public transport It is a rainy Thursday evening in London and Michael Kors is hosting what has been billed as just a small, low-key dinner to celebrate the opening of his new boutique. Gemma Arterton is in black leather trousers, chatting to fellow actor Gemma Chan, who is in a floor-length gown. The River Cafs Ruth Rogers is in a dress the same hot …

Keanu Reeves is the nicest person, and there are the receipts to prove it.

Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Going out of your way to make someone’s day is already a nice thing to do. But when you’re a celebrity, like Keanu Reeves, your kind gesture can make an impact that lasts decades. One fan shared a story on Twitter about how he saw the John Wick star at a movie theater in Australia, and the thread went viral. This story is so sweet, it’ll make your day brighter as well. “Keanu came to the movie …

Crash victim’s mum demands speed cameras

The two local authorities responsible for the road said a decision would only be made once the current police investigation has concluded. Mrs Kennedy told the BBC’s Newyddion9 she did not want another family “to go through what we are going through”. Her daughter, who was driving home, died instantly when the crash – involving two men who were racing each other side-by-side at 90mph (145km) – happened. They were later jailed for causing her death by dangerous driving. “I …

Iowa family of four dies in apparent murder-suicide, police say

West Des Moines police said a family of four was found dead in a suburban home over the weekend.  (West Des Moines Police Department) Officials said an autopsy showed that the boys and their mother were homicide victims while Chandrasekhar Sunkara had died by suicide. No further details were given. Four other family members were visiting the family at the time of the murder-suicide, the Des Moines Register reported. One of those relatives had discovered the bodies and ran outside …

Khan: Trump a ‘poster boy’ for racists

“That’s one of my concerns about Donald Trump – he’s now seen as a poster boy for racists around the world, whether you’re a racist in this country, whether you’re a racist in Hungary, a racist in Italy, or a racist in France.” The original post by Ms Hopkins called the capital “Stab-City”, alongside screenshots of BBC News articles detailing the violence. But a number of people pointed out the much higher homicide rates in US cities. Skip Twitter post …

Sword Swallower Attempts To Swallow Blade Curved 120 Degrees

Currently, there are five people in the world who can swallow a blade with a 90-degree curve, but Andrews hoped to stomach a sword with an even bigger bend of 120 degrees. Doing so would make him one of just two people to master the very bent blade. Ripley’s Believe It or Not!” that will debut Sunday night on the Travel Channel. He admitted the pain never goes away completely for sword swallowers. If you want to see whether Andrews …

Give 16-year-olds more choice – employers

Short-term politics ‘harms skills training’ First T-level colleges announced In a consultation that has just closed, the government has asked for views on withdrawing public funding from qualifications for 16 to 19-year-olds that overlap with either A-levels or T-levels. Any qualifications that aren’t proven to help teenagers get into further study or work would also be under threat. While there is support for the principle of a simpler system, with strong technical options for students, many organisations are expressing concerns …

Minority rule: Michigan loophole allows activists to push through abortion bans

A state law that foregoes a vote if a proposal has signatures from just 4% of the electorate is being used by special interest groups Michigan is a state in which Democrats among the nations most gerrymandered. Though Michigan Democrats found in 2014 that 54% of residents think abortion should be legal in all or most cases. A June interview with Michigan Public Radio. He said the group planned to skip that part, in reference to putting the proposal before …