The highest court in Moscow has upheld a 100 year ban on gay pride parades.
Far right activist Tommy Robinson was today convicted of libel in a London court over his false claim that a Syrian child filmed being bullied was himself a violent aggressor. Robinson, whose real name is Stephen Christopher Yaxley-Lennon, was ordered to pay £100,000 to Jamal Hijazi. The judge said Yaxley-Lennon's defence that the "very serious"… READ THE REST
Game giant Activision Blizzard is being sued by the state of California, whose lawsuit details a horrifying environment characterized by the constant harassment of women, rape jokes, threats, retaliation, racism and blatant discrimination. At one point Activision Blizzard is described as a "frat house", but that doesn't begin to capture the scale and gravity of… READ THE REST
Michael Avenatti, former hero of resistance liberals and current extortion convict, was granted permission to represent himself in court for another upcoming trial, this time on fraud charges. Meghann Cuniff: [U.S. District Judge James] Selna asks Avenatti if he's ever participated in a criminal sentencing, and Avenatti says yes, he participated in one a couple… READ THE REST
There are rules to the internet. Unfortunately, many people don't really understand those rules until they transgress against them — wherein they pay the price. So if you're putting together a flyer or a blog post, you'll likely need an image to go with it. Assuming you didn't take a photo yourself, that means you… READ THE REST
It feels like not many of us use cash anymore, but that hasn't eliminated the need for that staple of American manhood — the wallet — anytime soon. Of course, the idea of what a wallet is has certainly been changing in recent years. Where leather billfolds used to be stacked thick with cash, cards, photos,… READ THE REST
If mobile devices had been around when the Boy Scouts were organized over 110 years ago, it feels likely that telling scouts to have a stable supply of standby power around in case of emergency would have been high on the essentials list. The Boy Scouts are all about being prepared — and that's pretty… READ THE REST