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If Homophobes And Bigots Are Getting You Down, Give Yourself A Pick-Me-Up

Whenever the U.S. seems like it's never going to budge, I find it calms me down to take a look at how far we've come as a nation. From the horrifying opening quote at 0:02 and the electro-shock treatment at 0:17, watch as America slowly crawls out of the dark ages one citizen at a time. Skip to 1:24 to witness the brave few who challenged the ingrained bigotry, and get ready for a lot of good vibrations at 4:44.

If Homophobes And Bigots Are Getting You Down, Give Yourself A Pick-Me-Up

Need a mood boost to help you sail through the weekend? Here are 10 moments that brought joy to our hearts and a smile to our faces this week. Enjoy!

1. How much does this sweet little boy adore his baby sister? So darn much.

Oh, to be loved with this much enthusiasm! The sheer adoration on his face. What a lucky little sister.

2. Teens raise thousands for their senior trip, then donate it to their community instead.

When it came time for Islesboro Central School's Class of 2021 to pick the destination for their senior class trip, the students began eyeing a trip to Greece or maybe even South Korea. But in the end, they decided to donate $5,000 they'd raised for the trip to help out their community members struggling in the wake of the pandemic instead.

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