If you’ve ever found yourself in a heated family debate over the Thanksgiving dinner table about whether or not homosexuality is genetic or learned (totally not basing this off of personal experience…), you can finally feel at peace knowing that everyone was wrong all along. That’s right, idiots, homosexuality never had anything to do with your DNA or choice. It’s all about ghosts.
At least, that’s what “spiritual researchers” believe (whatever those are). According to the Spiritual Science Research Foundation, 85% of gay people aren’t really gay, they’re just possessed by ghosts.
The more you know, huh?
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What do you do when the system you turn to for support fails you? Or worse: what do you do when it actively works against you?
Anna Marie Rose Failla was a senior at Carnegie Mellon University when she was allegedly raped by one of her peers. She reported the incident to the university a few months later and asked them for a No Contact Agreement with her accused rapist, a document that would ensure that the two would not contact each other in any way. The university refused to comply and failed to inform Failla of any campus resources that could have helped her.
However, this all changed when Failla, now 23, returned as an alumna to an event called Carnival. She traveled 5 hours back to her university to see friends and attend theatre performances by a troupe she was once a part of. But prior to the event, Failla was contacted by CMU’s Title IX coordinator. Apparently her alleged aggressor had reached out to the Title IX office because he heard Failla would be attending the event, and now he was requesting a No Contact Agreement from her.
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Many of us hear the name Casey Anthony and cringe — nine years after she was accused of murdering her 2-year-old daughter, most of us haven’t forgotten about the long trial and extensive media cover. Anthony has become a household name, a pop culture reference and just another mystery we love to speculate.
Sometimes it’s easy to forget she’s still a person, too, and that even though her case was acquitted, she’s still living out there in the shadow of it all.
But recently, Anthony has broken her post-trial silence, and she still insists that she has no idea how the last hours of her daughter Caylee’s life played out. However, she still speculates how life would be if her daughter were still alive.
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If you ever wondered if Chance the Rapper could be more perfect than he already was, you have your answer here: yes, he could be, and he is. Chance decided to take his frustrations with the Chicago Public Schools into his own hands — by donating $1 million.
Chance made the announcement at Westcott Elementary School on the south side of Chicago, only two blocks away from where he grew up. He wanted to talk to students and staff about what schools and students need to succeed.
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