Could 'Glee' Actually Be Turning More Kids Gay?

No. It's not. And if you worry about your kid "turning gay," please don't.

Sexuality is complex. It's certainly not the either/or, choice/born-this-way matter it's made out to be in mainstream conversations. Scientists and keen social observers are constantly adding to the dialogue. But as far as any of us are concerned, gayness has always been a thing, it's not something anyone should be forced to hide or change, and we all have a right to be happy.

So if you're a parent of a gay kid who's trying to find a good way to open up the conversation, start with what you already know: He/She is your child, whom you love very much, and whom you want to be happy.

With that as your guide, everything should shake out just fine.

For extended commentary on the list above, check out this post by Dannielle Owens-Reid and Kristin Russo, co-founders of the Parents Project and co-authors of "This Is a Book for Parents of Gay Kids."


We all know that social media can be a cesspool of trolly negativity, but sometimes a story comes along that totally restores your faith in the whole thing. Enter the KFC proposal that started off being mocked and ended up with a swarm of support from individuals and companies who united to give the couple an experience to remember.

Facebook user Tae Spears shared the story with screenshots from Twitter, and the response has been overwhelming.

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Madison Square Garden in New York City is known for having hosted some legendary performances. George Harrison's Concert for Bangladesh in '71, Billy Joel's 12 sellouts in '06, and Carmelo Anthony's 62 points in a 2014 victory against the Charlotte Bobcats, just to name a few.

But it's hard to imagine one person holding the legendary arena in the palm of their hand quite like Pete DuPré, better known as "Harmonica Pete," did on Veterans Day.

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Many of us are too young to remember the hijacking of Pan Am Flight 73 of 1986, much less any details about it. But thanks to a viral Facebook post from Misfit History, some attention is being shed on an incredible heroine who saved many American lives in the standoff.

The post reads:

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Whenever life becomes too tedious or stressful, it seems that the human psyche has a release valve that turns on and we just go, "F it."

I give up. I no longer care. I got nothing left.

It's a wonderful moment when we go from being at our wits end to being on the other side of the madness. Because, after all, as Mark Manson, author of "The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck" says:

You and everyone you know are going to be dead soon. And in the short amount of time between here and there, you have a limited amount of fucks to give. Very few, in fact.
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