Category Archives: News & Newsworthy

Nairobi. And Our Coverage

I, like most of us, I’m sure, was horrified, disgusted and saddened, when i read/heard/saw the news about the massacre at the Nairobi shopping mall. Between terroristic acts around the world, the mass shootings here in the U.S., and the … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Governor: gay couples marrying, ‘like 12-year-olds’

One of the local reporters here in Philly this morning noted that Pennsylvania is an island when it comes to Hsu marriage. We’re surrounded by a number of states that marry gay couples, and even¬† the Pennsylvania governor’s traditional ally … Continue reading

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Ask.fm and Social Media in General — Another Heads-Up for Adults

I know that the issue of kids being bullied while using Last.fm — six teens have committed suicide, [reportedly] after being bullied on the site — is not new news., but it’s relatively new to me. I’m no Luddite, but … Continue reading

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And Then There’s the NFL

While the NBA expresses its support for Jason Collins, the first player in American team sports to come out as gay, NFL players Chris Kluwe and Brendan Ayanbadejo, vocal supporters of gay marriage, now find themselves without jobs. Coincidence? I … Continue reading

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Taking #98 Public and out of the Closet

Of course, with the Internet and social media, it’s practically old news that Jason Collins, center with the Washington Wizards, came out as gay. But even as it’s no longer new news, it’s still huge. Huge for Jason, of course … Continue reading

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PA’s GOP and Governor — Let the Election Stealing Remain a Moot Point

This article left me feeling a tiny bit hopeful that the redistricting efforts in Harrisburg will stay on the back burner. Of course, there’s no telling if or when the Gov and his cronies will try to sneak something in … Continue reading

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