LizArnone
1,000+ Views

New Email Shows Hilary Clinton Isn't That Much Of An LBGTQ ALLY

We all know who Hilary Clinton is. A Democrat who started out as First Lady and is not looking to be the first female president. We also believed that she was a staunch supporter of gay rights having just recently told a gay man, "I am proud of you" after learning about the adoption him and his partner just went though for their daughter. However, she was singing a very different tune 4 years ago.
In an email that was just recently uncovered Clinton ripped apart a policy change that Congress passed to change mother and father on passports to Parent 1 and Parent 2. Doesn't seem like such a big deal right? Especially because we live in a world where many same sex couples have children. But it's safe to say Hilary seemed pretty pissed in her email...
Yes, yes I get it, no one wants to deal with Fox News. And yes, she even said she could LIVE with non-traditional families.... Oh wait, hold on. Accepting and the idea of "living with" same sex parenting is two very different things and her tone in this email makes it very clear that she did not accept non traditional families AT ALL.
Now this was an email for four years ago and I am always one to give someone the benefit of the doubt. Maybe she's changed! Maybe she has become a better, more accepting democrat (however it has been quoted from Bill Clinton himself that LBGTQ rights was a hard pill for Hilary to swallow). I can't help but wonder if her new found acceptance of the LBGTQ community and non traditional families as a whole doesn't stem from somewhere a little less accepting... Like her running for president of the United States on the democratic ballot. But I guess we'll just have to wait and see what her PR team pulls together for this one.
2 Comments
Suggested
Recent
oi. I dunno. this sounds like she’s upset, but also that she’s upset with how the media takes it. I wonder if she was just trying to appease Fox News..
@nicolejb I was thinking that but her phrasing "live with" makes it seem like she isn't a supporter and more of just someone how will deal with it
Cards you may also be interested in
LGBT Pride Playlist
In light of the tragedy in Orlando, I want to make sure that everyone in this community regardless of your sexual orientation, your religious beliefs, or your political opinions, knows that you're loved. Everyone deserves to love and be loved, to live their lives how they wish, and to feel safe being themselves. Here are a few songs of encouragement, and I hope that anyone affected (which, really, should be all Americans) find peace. Amber - Borders Stand up, fall down, up again Up against the pressure I am in Slowly but surely I begin Jumping trains ‘cause I know I can win I know there’s a plan So thick the fog but I know I can trust The feelings that I feel when the roads rough Park Jungmin - Not Alone I can believe I’m not alone Not alone now, not sad anymore and I can feel it I’m not alone Definitely not alone, never be exhausted again Song Jieun - Don't Look At Me Like That Don’t look at me like that We’re just in love, that’s all Don’t hate on us, however you’re viewing us We’re just a little different Just leave us alone Can’t we live in a world where time stands still? Why? Why not? We did nothing wrong Why? Why not? We’re so in love Ailee - Heaven You taught me love in this harsh world I am happy with you alone Heaven Heaven Heaven Heaven Heaven If we're together we will never cry never never cry Heaven Heaven Heaven Heaven Heaven Forever, together never gonna be alone BTS - Save Me Listen to my heartbeat It calls you whenever it wants to Because within this pitch black darkness You are shining so brightly Go spread love today, and every day.
Reduce Kid’s Screen Time using Parental Control App
Screen time limit is the burning issue nowadays because it makes people vulnerable to several diseases and online threats. While talking about children, they spend prolonged hours on the internet which hampers their mental and physical growth. And, Parents find a challenging task to separate kids and technology. For this reason, smart parents are shifting towards limit screen time app. Read more: 5 Simple And Effective Parenting Tips To Be A Good Parent Thus, we have come up with the best solutions to combat excessive media hours of your children using parental control software. Useful Tips For Restricting Screen Time And Introducing Child Monitoring App Regulating screen time is a big move for teens, but it can introduce some positive life changes. Let’s find out how? # Control your tech addiction first: Although limit screen time app is designed to restrict a child’s digital movements, it is also an effective tool to reduce your device usage as well. If you are glued to smartphones, your kids will mimic your behavior and make it a habit. So, it is advisable to use a kids tracker app to control your tech addiction # Don't allow gadgets in the bedroom: Make a rule of not using any electronic gadget in the bedroom. It helps kids to rest their minds peacefully and take sufficient sleep. The screen time control app is useful in setting the bedtime, which shuts the running app on the child’s device automatically. # Act smartly: I-gen kids are technospeak. They easily outsmart parents in finding workarounds of accessing cell phones. Thus, parents need to be smarter while applying parental controls for children's safety. # Say ‘No’ to the device during family time: Disallowing the use of smartphones and tablets is not enough. Most kids nowadays are lacking ‘offline entertaining skills.’ Enjoying new activities, experiencing the outside world, sharing mischief with family, etc. helps teens to prevent boredom without triggering arguments or tantrums. # Encourage a kid’s offline hobbies: Reading, dancing, sports or any other fun (without screen) helps kids forget about their device. Boost teen’s morale with your participation and appreciation in tasks they perform. # Limit screen time app is the right choice: Parental control software is far more than simply allowing you to set a screen time limit. You can also use other tools like Panic and SOS alert, App and Call Blockers, Anti-theft, and a few more for the digital security of your child. We recommend: Bit Guardian Parental Control - Secure & Safe Kids - Apps on Google Play How To Introduce Screen Time App Without Tantrums: If your kids have grown up in the screen filled the world, imposing reasonable restrictions can be a challenging task. However, when teens are still young, altering their habits will be more comfortable, and they may accept the new norms quickly. Do not go cold turkey. Gradual reduction of kid’s screen time habits helps them to accept new changes. You have to openly discuss the reasons for introducing kids' safety applications, along with the enticing reward to give up excessive screen time. Make a fair deal with kids and tell them the limit screen time application is not for invading their online privacy, rather it is for their proper growth and development and to keep them safe from digital dangers. Which Child Tracker App Should Parents Prefer? Bit Guardian Parental Control is one of the most trusted screen time control apps by users. It monitors and controls a kid’s digital movements. Unique tools of this kid safety software safeguard children from several risks. #Time Schedule: Used to define curfew hours on app usage on teen’s device. #App Install Blocker: It prevents children from downloading new apps. #Kiosk Mode: A powerful tool that offers indirect access to a child’s mobile to parents. #GPS: It provides relief to parents when teens obtain driver's licenses as it follows their whereabouts. The additional feature of Speed Limit keeps and shares a record to parents if teens breach the preset driving speed. Install one of the best child monitoring apps - Bit Guardian Parental Control that provides cushion to parents about a child's online safety. Get this application on your device today and experience the benefits!
Cosplaying while black: are we making our communities unsafe for nonwhite members?
It's all fun and games. Until it's not. I've mentioned Marvel's race problem before, but the truth is the problem is everywhere. There are very few positive representations of people of color in the media today. Some of this is because those in charge of casting, writing, and producing the media we love are almost all white. There are about three nonwhite people in America for every nonwhite character we see on screen, and of those characters, how many of them get screentime or character arcs that don't pidgeonhole them in a stereotype? If you don't think there's a problem, you might want to look again. These problems are psrt of fandom too. Since the media we're celebrating is flawed, it's extremely difficult for us to avoid internlizing the harmful messages that we consume. It's not somehing that can be done passively- it takes real work. Chaka Cumberbatch has been a cosplayer for years, and has been the target of harassment because she cosplays as characters that aren't black like- she is. It's not like she has a lot of options- how many black female characters can you name off the top of your head? Storm, Princess Tiana- she's built some amazing costumes for these characters. But why should Hollywood's diversity problem be hers? The underlying message feels very much like: "This isn't for you, you're not welcome here". Why would anyone want to send that kind of message to a fellow fan? In an interview with HaveYouNerd, she mentioned that even people who didn't overtly exclude her could sometimes make her feel like she didn't belong: "Sometimes, you’ll run into some tokenism, or people will start to get a little too comfortable with you – and it’s always painfully awkward because then it’s like you’re forced to walk this tightrope between sticking up for yourself and forcing the group to have an uncomfortable conversation about race, stereotypes, and why the things they’re saying are problematic. I’ve had times when I was hanging out with a group that was predominately male, that I was accused of “playing the race card,” “overreacting” or “taking things too seriously...” Fandom, we need to do better than this. We need to make our fellow fans of color feel like they're in a safe environment, where they can voice their discomfort and not have their feelings dismissed. Where they can come out and have fun and not worry about being tokenized or harassed. We get so enthusiastic over every new trailer release- why can't we show cosplayers of color the same enthusiasm? We freak out every time nerds are misrepresented in the media, but we can't be bothered to stand up for our fellows when they feel attacked or hurt? And before you say that it's "just about hurt feelings" (like feelings don't matter!?), consider this... On September 10th, 2014, Darren Hunt was shot and killed by the police. While the initial report suggested he had been "lunging towards officers", witnesses and the autopsy confirmed that he had in fact been going in the opposite direction. He was shot in the back. Furthermore,, he was still in costume from a character cosplay. He had a toy sword with him. The police shot an unarmed black man, and they blamed their mistake on his cosplay. Part of making our communities safer needs to include effort to make the WORLD we live in a safer place. It should never be acceptable for the police to recklessly commit homicide like this, but we've seen this story repeating over and over again. Darren Hunt was a fellow fan, but the silence from fan communities was deafening. We're fans. We love heroes in capes that swoop in to save the day when all hope is lost. It's an escape. The thing about escaping into fantasies (like we do with films and comics and tv shows), is that all the problems of the real world follow us there. As nerds and as fans, we have no excuse when we ignore the very real problems our fellows face because of their race (or their gender, their sexuality, or the size of their bodies). Silently ignoring the problem, or taking a "neutral" stance does nothing to help the people endangered by racism. All it does is give more power to those whose actions are deliberately harmful. We as fans need to do so much more to make our communities safer. We need to educate ourselves. We need to demand more diverse guests and panels at our conventions, vocalize your support for fans of color (not talking over them, but listening to their needs and adding your voice to theirs), support writers that are diversifying their work, and advocating for change when the systems that are supposed to be protecting us are applying uneven, brutal force against people of color. We need to listen. If you're still scratching your head, just ask yourself: what would my favorite hero do?
Makeup Artist Draws Kim Kardashian On Her Chin
If you think Michael Jordan crying meme is hilarious, the Kim Kardashian one is twice as funny. As much as we love Kim K, she will never get out of this one -- ever. Let's be honest, her cry was monumental and quite hideous -- then again, who really has a lovely looking smile anyway? While Michael Jordan has been getting the most shine lately for his crying meme, it didn't take long before someone came along and put the infamous Kim Kardashian meme on the map. You've seen it on blogs, you've seen it on cellphones, and you've even seen it on shirts, but have you ever seen it on someone's chin? If not, today happens to be your lucky day. A talented makeup artist decided it would be cool if she drew cry baby Kim on her chin and believe it or not, it actually came out looking rather amazing. You cannot tell me that makeup is not a form of art. Laura Jenkinson is a makeup artist known for recreating images on her chin using her ever so amazing makeup skills and if you thought this was pretty awesome, just wait until you see her Donald Trump drawing -- yikes. In the meantime, keep scrolling and check out the images below. How epic is this? Looks just like Kim. Seriously. Of course, you can't have Kim without Kylie and her new lips. Amazing! Looks just like Jay-Z. Big lips and all. He has that same sinister look he always has on his face. Donald Gump. Ooops, I mean't Trump. Hey Everyone, look it's Finn from Adventure Time! And of course, I had to save the best for last and for @alywoah. Tacos! How amazingly odd are these works of art? Which one is your favorite? @alywoah @danidee @humairaa @cindystran @sophiamor @buddyesd @marshalledgar @YourConscience @shannonl5 @TessStevens @MyAffairWith @EasternShell @Cle1 @jazziejazz @primodiva93 @stephosorio @LizArnone
Loveseat là gì?
Nói một cách đơn giản, Loveseat là ghế sofa dành cho 2 người ngồi. Tuy nó có cái tên nghe lãng mạn, nhưng mục đích thiết kế ban đầu của ghế chỉ là nơi ngồi nói chuyện giao tiếp xã hội, chứ không dành cho những người yêu ngồi bên nhau để tán tỉnh và đụng chạm. Lịch sử của ghế Loveseat Loveseat là một thuật ngữ rất thông dụng trong triều đại của vua Louis XV, nước Pháp và nữ hoàng Ann, nước Anh trong những năm 1700. Không ai biết chính xác người nào đã sáng chế loại ghế này. Nhưng ghế loveseat đầu tiên không dành cho những người yêu nhau, hay có mục đích tán tỉnh. Ghế loveset chỉ đơn giản là dành cho các quí cô ngồi xuống nói chuyện, và trau chuốt những bộ đầm xòe to của chính họ. Một phiên bản khác của ghế Loveseat: Tete-a-Tete Lấy từ tiếng Pháp, Tête-à-Tête có nghĩa là "đầu đối đầu". Ghế được sản xuất từ nước Pháp thế kỷ 19, sau đó được lan truyền và sử dụng rất phổ biến dưới thời Victorian tại nước Anh. Tete-a-Tete là kiểu ghế đôi có thiết kế kiểu dáng chữ S, và luôn có tay vịn nằm giữa. Ghế cũng dành cho hai người ngồi bên nhau nhưng góc nhìn của người ngồi có hướng khác nhau. Ưu điểm của thiết kế của loại ghế này là giúp hai người ngồi nói chuyện gần nhau thân mật nhưng không gây đụng chạm. Loveseat ngày nay Khi ngành điện ảnh phát triển, loveseat được sử dụng trong các rạp chiếu phim. Đặc biệt là nó được gỡ bỏ tay vịn để hai người ngồi bên nhau thân mật khi xem phim chung. Ngày nay, loveseat hay ghế đôi thường chỉ sử dụng trong nhà có diện tích nhỏ, hay các căn hộ chung cư. C&G Architects Công ty thiết kế nội thất chung cư Website: https://cgarchitects.vn
If Your Favorite Pop Star Was A Pokémon Gym Leader
Leader: Rihanna Badge: ANTI Badge Special Move: Diamond Storm What's her name? Leader Rihanna! If you're looking for love in a hopeless place, Rihanna will let her Pokémon do all of the talking. Leader Rihanna is known for shining bright like a diamond with Fire and Dark Pokémon types. First she'll make you stay, then she'll give you four to five seconds to recover, and then she'll take her bow after she destroys you. You'll have to work work work work work work to beat this woman of Disturbia. Leader: Britney Spears Badge: Venom Badge Special Move: TOXIC It's Britney, b*tch. You want a piece of her? Be aware, Leader Britney may seem like a womanizer but she'll hit you baby one more time. Leader Britney loves her special move, TOXIC which will make you wanna go until the world ends. Her ending line when she beats you is, "Oops, I did it again." The gym is like a circus as her Pokémon are practically her slaves. But after all, don't hold it against her. Leader: Beyoncé Badge: Alliance Badge Special Move: Blue Flare Who run the world? Leader Beyoncé! Listen, Queen B is known for her fighting Pokémon who will show you that her badge is the best thing you never had. You'll fall crazy in love with trying to beat her but Leader Beyoncé puts her love on top calling out all of the single ladies proving that pretty hurts. Can you see her halo? Don't get an ego if you do happen to win because she's flawless. XO Leader: Adele Badge: Crying Badge Special Move: Mind Reader Hello, it's Leader Adele. We all know that you're looking for that hometown glory but Leader Adele with her normal Pokémon isn't going to let any water under the bridge. When you are young, it's easy to think there's someone like you. However, rumor has it Adele makes her competition roll in the deep, watch the sky fall as she sets fire to the rain and she will take it all. You'll be the one chasing pavements as you run to escape from her turning tables. Don't worry, she'll try to make you feel her love even though she can't make you love her if you don't. Good luck. Leader: Sia Badge: Wig Badge Special Move: Heart Stamp You'll definitely feel alive when you meet Leader Sia. The Dark, Ghost, and Psychic Pokémon Reaper will show you that Big Girls Cry. This is the gym where fire meets gasoline, an exotic experience where Sia frequently hangs from a Chandelier as she triumphs over the battle. Don't worry about your elastic heart, you can try again for another opportunity. Just know you've been changed.