North and South Korea have announced that not only will they both be sending athletes to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, but that they will march together in the opening ceremonies as a united “Korea.” A special flag has been created for this historic event. Along with its walk comes a combined women’s ice hockey team. This decision marks an incredible jump … Continue reading Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Sees Korean Athletes Uniting
Mark Halperin, a longtime MSNBC political contributor, has been put on official leave by the news corporation in light of recent accusations surrounding inappropriate conduct towards some female colleagues. Continue reading Mark Halperin Leaves MSNBC in Wake of Sexual Assault Accusations
Summary Article Anthony Weiner’s career has finally reached the straw that broke the camel’s back. On 25 September, 2017, it was announced that former Congressman Weiner will face 21 months in federal prison for sending inappropriate photos to a 15-year-old girl, knowing full well that she was under the age of 18. Weiner has faced a number of sex-related scandals before. In 2011 he resigned … Continue reading Anthony Weiner Sexts Underage Girl, Gets 21 Months
Five anonymous transgender service members have filed a lawsuit against President Donald Trump after he revealed his three-tweet plan to ban transgender people from serving in the US military – and possibly immediately terminating the contracts of currently serving transgender members. Continue reading Trump Sued by Trans Service Members
With the myriad of scandals, criticisms, and political conflict President Trump has gotten into in his near half-year of presidency, conservatives may already be starting conversations of impeachment, which means replacement of Trump with his VP, Mike Pence. Continue reading President Pence Approaches?
Summary Article The US Women’s National Hockey Team has finally won the long-lasting lawsuit against USA Hockey for equal pay to their male counterparts. The dispute has been going on for over 15 months – since the women began reconsidering their contracts – and seemed to be hopeless when the team decided to boycott the International Ice Hockey Federation World Championship; USA Hockey searched for replacement players, … Continue reading US Women’s Hockey Team Wins Equal Pay
The “gay clown” meme sprouted up sometime around 2011-2013 as a product of Tumblr, but it wasn’t until March 30, 2017 that Russia finally put its foot down. Continue reading No More “Gay Clown:” Putin Pictures Banned