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Barbra Streisands Awful Take on Michael Jacksons Alleged Crimes
Streisand offers compassion for Jackson's alleged victims, but also says the children were "thrilled to be there."

Her Marriage Cost This Woman Her Job; Now Shes Protesting
Allison King, forced to resign from a Catholic school, will join in a Sunday demonstration against the Louisville, Ky., archdiocese's anti-LGBTQ stances.

57 Exhilarating Photos of Wind, Sand, and Naked Men by Terry Hastings

Gay Editor Fired for IG Messages Is Suing Billboard and Accusers
Patrick Crowley claims he is a victim of workplace discrimination due to his sexual orientation — as well as the "Twitter bandwagon."

Tennessee Advances Anti-LGBTQ License to Discriminate Bill
The House-approved bill, now going to the Senate, would mean the state and cities couldn't require companies they do business with to have nondiscrimination policies.

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Jordan Peele and the art of being unapologetically black
Call it revenge of the "blerds."

This Day in History

Patrick Henry: "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death!" (1775)
Henry was an American Revolutionary leader who gained a reputation as a skillful orator. A member of the Virginia House of Burgesses, he delivered his famous speech in defense of liberty to the Virginia Convention in 1775, concluding with the words "Give me liberty or give me death!" The speech is credited with having swung the balance in convincing the assembly to pass a resolution to send Virginia troops to the Revolutionary War. Which future presidents were in the audience during the speech? Discuss

Clint Malarchuk's Carotid Artery Slashed during Ice Hockey Game (1989)
Malarchuk is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender who played in the National Hockey League from 1981 to 1992. He is perhaps best known for sustaining a life-threatening injury during a 1989 game, when two players collided in front of his goal, and one of the players' skate blades slashed Malarchuk's internal carotid artery. Remarkably, Malarchuk was able to skate off the ice despite bleeding heavily. He survived because his team's athletic trainer, a former army medic, did what?

Bahá'í Calendar Begins (1844)
Founded in Iran in the mid-19th century by Baha' Ullah, Bahá'í is a religion based on the unity of all faiths. Adherents pray daily, fast 19 days a year, and follow a strict ethical code. Because of the religion's 19 initial disciples, the number 19 is considered sacred, and the Bahá'í calendar, which began in 1844, consists of 19 months of 19 days, with four additional "intercalary" days. Today is the first day of the 168th year of the Bahá'í Era. On what day does the Bahá'í week begin?