This Trans-Owned Beauty Co-op Wants To Be A Safe Space For Latinx And LGBTQ Workers

It’s karaoke night at the LGBT Network’s communal meeting space, the Q-Center in Long Island City, Queens, but it takes more than Fleetwood Mac’s “Dreams” blasted through an office wall to distract the women of Mirror Beauty Cooperative who are assembled for their weekly planning meeting. I’m sitting with founding members Lesly Herrera Castillo and Joselyn Mendoza, along with more recent recruit Jonahi Rosa. (as well as their partner Daniel Puerto, who translated from Spanish during our interview), in one of the Q-Center’s conference rooms a dozen-odd feet from the lively lounge area. Though Mirror was conceptually born , its members haven’t yet managed to secure physical space to open up shop, each continuing to work in other salons as they meet …

Is Billie Eilish a devil worshipper? Hell, no

The video for the pop stars new single has outraged many Christians. But its no sin to sing about the climate crisis And the Bible said: God did not spare the angels when they sinned (Can I be a good Christian and like Billie Eilishs new music? On Twitter, a woman responded to Eilishs share of the video, saying: Prayers sent. Nobody asked for your prayers, Tina she claims it cost her a video for Judas, released close to Holy Week and Easter 2011, though Gaga said it was not a purposeful attack on religion: The only controversial thing about this video is that Im wearing Christian Lacroix and Chanel in the same frame, she joked to E!. In July, …

We Might Have Found Another Interstellar Comet, And This One’s Coming Closer

On August 30 astronomers at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory detected what looked like a perfectly ordinary comet. However, excitement is rising with each new observation of its movement through the skies. Astronomers now think the object currently known as gb00234 has a hyperbolic orbit, meaning it comes from outside the Solar System, only the second such object we have observed. Better yet, it is coming closer, and by the end of the year it could be so bright you can see it with a backyard telescope. The discovery of Oumuamua in 2017 was a historic development, the first time humanity had knowingly observed a visitor to the Solar System. The fact that it was such an unusual object, with a length to width …

Jojo Rabbit review Scarlett Johansson lifts smug Hitler comedy

A charming turn from the on-a-roll actor is the best thing about a thinly etched second world war satire Theres a smug surface-level audacity to the second world war anti-hate satire Jojo Rabbit, a film that employs a repetitive wink as it proudly trots out its central gimmick, recasting Hitler as a buffoonish imaginary friend for maximum lols. In Taika Waititis patchy follow-up to Thor: Ragnarok, loosely based on the novel by Christine Leunens, young keen-to-be-accepted German boy Johannes AKA Jojo (Roman Griffin Davis) wants nothing more than to be friends with the Fhrer and on his quest to become the countrys fiercest Jew-killing patriot, he invents a fantasy version as a form of guidance, played by Waititi himself. When …

Liberty Students Protest In Wake Of Reports About Falwell

Students joined together at the private evangelical university known for being an influential hub in conservative politics and held up signs calling for accountability and an investigation. “I couldn’t stay silent anymore,” the 20-year-old said. “I would like to see President Falwell address this himself and for there to be an investigation into the allegations to see whether or not they’re true.” The Politico Falwell told The AP on Tuesday that he wasn’t going to “dignify the lies that were reported” in the Politico piece, calling the reporter for the story a “little boy.” Brooks said student protesters were particularly upset about quotes of emails in the Reuters story posted Thursday in which Falwell allegedly referred to one student as …

Pink’s Husband, Carey Hart, Knows How To Write A Birthday Message

Pink is celebrating a major milestone of a birthday and her husband, Carey Hart, knows just what to say.  “Welcome to 40 baby. I’ve celebrated 18 birthdays with you, and I can say it’s amazing growing up with you. The person you have grown into is inspiring,” he wrote, shouting out what an amazing wife, “motorcycle mama,” philanthropist and businesswoman she is.  View this post on Instagram A post shared by Carey Hart (@hartluck) on Sep 8, 2019 at 8:18am PDT “Happy birthday. You have settled in my soul as the embodiment of living a well fought for life, an amazing mom and wife and human,” actress Selma Blair added. “I love you.”  “THANK YOU FOR MY BDAY WISHES. I’m …

At GOP Retreat In Baltimore, Trump Delivers Rambling Mess Of A Speech — And GOP Loves It

BALTIMORE ― In disjointed, jumbled remarks delivered in a city that he proclaimed in July was “,” President Twitter clean water regulations, while also congratulating himself for what he claimed is the nation’s cleanest water and air in the last 25 years. He cheered the Senate’s confirmation Thursday of his 150th nominee to federal courts. And he lauded the economy that has produced low unemployment rates for minorities. But far from running through a scripted checklist of accomplishments, Trump delivered a largely extemporaneous ― often bizarre ― speech about, among many other topics, the Democratic presidential candidates, immigration, the 2020 campaign, the 2016 election, the border wall, even cowboy hats. Trump also told a story about an old business rival …

Someone Asked Twitter Users To Share Their Last Dog Pictures And The Responses Are Absolutely Pawsome

If you love to look at adorable dog photos and videos than look no further because you’ve come to the right place. Recently, a twitter user asked people to share the last picture or video of dogs they took or saved to their phones. The thread was quickly filled the proud owners and dog lovers showcasing their best material. We couldn’t resist gathering the best ones into the list for you to feast your eyes on. So go ahead, scroll below to see all the adorable dogs they shared! please reply to this tweet with the last dog pic or video you’ve saved on your phone. i’ll start: pic.twitter.com/wZCAjoGomh — Jerry (@Jerrypleasure) August 30, 2019 #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 …

Army bans smoking at training college

He added: “I hope that this will discourage smoking amongst new recruits and reverse the recent trend we’ve seen in recruits taking up the habit.” Skip Twitter post by @CO_AFC Most recruits don’t smoke on arrival, yet most do by graduation. This is unacceptable. We stand for health, fitness and developing potential and smoking isn’t compatible with this philosophy. We are banning it for recruits from next week and will be smoke free for all in 2020. pic.twitter.com/CoWjzxdaen — Lt Col Rich Hall MBE (@CO_AFC) September 7, 2019 Report End of Twitter post by @GrumpyNige The college trains recruits between the ages of 16 and 17. The Army’s website says it “plays a vital role in providing basic military training …

For 10 years, I have avoided penetration because of pain

Vulvodynia and vulvar vestibulitis mean I have a lot of difficulties getting aroused. Will I ever find a man who understands? I am a 32-year-old woman and for 10 years I have been struggling with vulvodynia and vulvar vestibulitis, which means I feel pain when the entrance of my vagina is touched or stimulated. So I have been avoiding penetrative sex for all these years. I have never been confident with my sexuality, even though I experienced a short period of happy sex before getting ill. I also have a lot of difficulties getting aroused because I know I will experience pain. My friends say that I am a special person with so many other qualities. I am sure that …

30 Impressive Back Tattoos That Are Masterpieces

Tattoos are a divisive subject, with many supporters and just as many opponents. However, whether you love or loathe tattoos, or you’re on the fence about this subject, there’s one thing that nobody can deny: some drawings are fantastic masterpieces that turn the human body into living, walking, breathing artwork. For all of you art and tattoo lovers out there, Bored Panda has compiled this magnificent list of ideas for full back tattoos. The tats featured here transcend the usual discussion about tattoos and enter the realm of art. Let us know which ones caught your eye and why, upvote your favorite ones, and keep on scrolling. When you’re done being awed by awesome back tats, have a gander at …

Chonky, fluffy, thicc: inside the internet’s obsession with fat cats on diets

More social media accounts are dedicating themselves to specific chonky cats and their weight-loss efforts Theyre chonky, theyre fluffy, theyre thicc and body pawsitive. Theyre round boys, floofs and absolute units. The new animal trend on the internet celebrates the rotund and plump, with social media users focusing on the adorableness of a cats rounded cheeks, a hamsters many rolls, a dogs rounded shape and a raccoons voluptuous volume. The Instagram account Chonky Animals has more than 409,000 followers while the Round Boys and Round Animals accounts top out at more than 455,000 and 487,000, respectively. The Facebook group, This Cat is Chonky, has more than 395,000 members and hundreds of new posts each day. The trend raises concerns about …

Trump Shows A Fake Hurricane Map Altered With A Sharpie, Inspires 30 Hilarious Memes

The President of the United States Donald Trump is making headlines once again. The newest ‘scandal’ to rock the Presidency has everything to do with the idea that just because you draw on something with a marker pen, it doesn’t change reality. The only ones with the power to turn ink into reality are writers and artists, and Trump is neither. When the President showed off a predictive National Hurricane Center map, it looked like it was drawn on with a Sharpie in one place. Trump insisted that hurricane Dorian had a “95% chance” of hitting Alabama, even though the National Weather Service denied it. And, boy, did the internet love where this was going. The memes started coming in …

Sturgeon says she would ‘relish an election’

MSPs at Holyrood voted to reject the idea of a no-deal exit on Thursday afternoon, with only the Conservatives opposing the symbolic motion. Reaction as PM’s brother quits amid Brexit defeats Could an early election still happen? MPs set for fresh early election vote on Monday The SNP, Labour, Liberal Democrats and other opposition MPs say they will not back an election while the option of a no-deal Brexit remains open to the prime minister. A bill aimed at preventing no-deal was approved by the Commons on Wednesday, and is expected to complete its passage through the Lords on Friday. The bill gives the Conservative government until 19 October to either pass a deal in Parliament or get MPs to …