If you asked me this question last year at Stonewall 50, I probably would have given a somewhat negative response. This year, everything happening with Black Lives Matter feels much more positive. I had felt pretty negative for the last 49 years. In our youth—I was 24 years old at the time of the first Pride march—we really thought we were on the cusp of revolution. Before we had a word for it, we thought we knew something about intersectionality and crossing borders. But we all came together and what we ended up “doing” was Donald Trump. … [Read more...] about They Marched in America’s First Prides in 1970. They’re Still Out, Loud, and Proud.
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Ringo Starr's virtual birthday extravaganza Ringo is ringing in 80 years in style -- with a totally online benefit concert, proceeds going to, among other organizations, the Black Lives Matter Global Network. The fun begins Tuesday at 8 p.m. ET, streaming on YouTube. … [Read more...] about Start your week smart: Dalai Lama, Mexico, coronavirus, Minneapolis police, Alaska
The logical approach was time-saving cake mixes by Duncan Hines and Pillsbury frosting in a can. But she couldn’t bring herself to use them anymore, turned off by hard-to-pronounce ingredients and a distrust of trans fats, partially hydrogenated oils, mono- and diglycerides, polysorbate 60 and FD&C red dyes. (All but trans fats and partially hydrogenated oils are generally recognized as safe for use in food by the Food and Drug Administration.) … [Read more...] about A Millennial Betty Crocker offers organic cake from a box
Aiyuk is thrilled he’s done working through his core muscle injury, which he battled for most of his senior season, routinely taking painkillers before practices and games. The 49ers thought Aiyuk’s injury explained why he ran a middling 40-yard dash (4.5 seconds) at the combine. Aiyuk agreed Wednesday while explaining how he became accustomed to playing with pain in a season in which he had 65 catches for 1,192 yards. … [Read more...] about 49ers’ Brandon Aiyuk thrilled to finally catch passes from Jimmy Garoppolo
In Maine, where only 20 of 110 licensed overnight camps are opening, guidelines require staff and counselors to quarantine or receive a negative test result. Campers also must quarantine, or get tested, unless they’re from an exempted state. Campers must be broken up into smaller groups for social distancing. There are rigid guidelines for sanitizing, and an isolation area must be established in the event someone falls ill. … [Read more...] about Fewer will attend camp this summer; some camps won’t survive