Do Something New: Walk In The Pride Parade

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 29, 2015

Spectating Chicago’s Pride Parade is, from my perspective, objectively awful. I do it every year despite the fact that last year it was 95 degrees out and someone who lived above Bobtail Ice Cream at Wellington and Barry, where I was spectating, accidentally dropped a bottle of vodka from a third-floor window and it landed… More »


NYC Cop Gets Down With The Get Down At Pride Parade

By: Megan Reynolds / June 29, 2015

Such joy! More »


Arsonists Set At Least 3 Black Churches Ablaze In The Last Week

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 29, 2015

Back in May, during the protests in Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray, the TV news media spent countless hours showing footage of a burning CVS, allegedly set on fire by angry looters. The footage served to illustrate what some considered the protest’s “violent turn,” just one of many examples of the news media… More »


President Santorum Would Promote Hetero Marriage, Not Silly Climate Change Science

By: Robyn Pennacchia / June 29, 2015

Because whining at people to get married is totally a job for the president. … More »


Check Your Vibes: 7 Ways To Stay Afloat When You’re Surrounded By Conflict

By: Claire Hannum / June 29, 2015

It’s a moment we all dread: one day, you wake up to find that the tension that’s been slowly building between two or more of your close friends has reached a brutal boiling point, and a conflict erupts with a magnitude that rivals an earthquake. Now you may find yourself in the unenviable position of… More »


14 Year-Old Amy Winehouse Sings “Happy Birthday,” Kills It

By: Robyn Pennacchia / June 29, 2015

See the clip from the upcoming documentary “Amy.”… More »


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