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  • More and more athletes refuse to wear rainbow Pride uniforms. They miss the point.

    01/19/2023 4:55:05 AM PST · by where's_the_Outrage? · 102 replies
    SB Nation ^ | Jan 18, 2023 | Cyd Zeigler
    When five Tampa Bay Rays players refused to wear a game uniform with a rainbow logo during Pride month, it seemed like a childish move. Now it’s clear they started a misguided trend that is not-so-quietly building amongst anti-gay athletes in sports around the world. The refusal to wear a rainbow-colored uniform — and potentially miss games for the club that pays you to play — misses the entire point of the very simple act, instead infusing a clear message of inequality and rejection of an entire class of people...... I’ve had some people ask me if I’d wear a...
  • SF HIV Cases Creep Up, Maybe Due to Changes in Testing

    09/20/2022 7:47:09 AM PDT · by fwdude · 21 replies
    POZ.com ^ | September 19, 2022 | Liz Highleyman
    The number of new HIV diagnoses in San Francisco rose in 2021 for the first time in nearly a decade, although this could be due to changes in testing in the wake of COVID-19, according to the latest HIV Epidemiology Annual Report from the San Francisco Department of Public Health (DPH). And for the first time ever, gay and bisexual men who don’t inject drugs accounted for less than half of new cases. HIV care indicators have generally improved or remained stable, but disparities persist, especially for people experiencing homelessness.
  • STD Epidemic in US Is ‘Out of Control,’ Warn Experts, CDC

    09/19/2022 6:40:20 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 69 replies
    New York Post ^ | September 19, 2022
    Sharply rising cases of some sexually transmitted diseases — including a 26% rise in new syphilis infections reported last year — are prompting U.S. health officials to call for new prevention and treatment efforts. “It is imperative that we … work to rebuild, innovate, and expand (STD) prevention in the U.S.,” said Dr. Leandro Mena of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in a speech Monday at a medical conference on sexually transmitted diseases. Infections rates for some STDs, including gonorrhea and syphilis, have been rising for years. Last year the rate of syphilis cases reached its highest...
  • The Ukrainians Strike Back -- Peter Zeihan on Geopolitics---- VIDEO 10 minutes

    09/12/2022 7:13:24 PM PDT · by dennisw · 18 replies
    Peter Zeihan on Geopolitics ^ | Sep 12, 2022 | Peter Zeihan on Geopolitics
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iAD684eczq8Very incisive commentary and confirmation of the Russian military collapse in the greater Kherson region 83,533 views on YouTube
  • Municipal deputies from 18 more Russian districts sign petition demanding Putin resigns

    09/12/2022 1:45:27 PM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 31 replies
    EuroWeekly News ^ | September 12, 2022 | Joshua Manning
    The news of municipal deputies from Russian districts signing a petition demanding Putin resigns was shared by Ksenia Torstrem, a member of the St. Petersburg municipality Semenovsky, who published the statement on Twitter. She urged other municipal deputies to join the statement. “We, the municipal deputies of Russia, believe that the actions of President V. V. Putin are detrimental to the future of Russia and its citizens.” “We demand Vladimir Putin’s resignation as President of the Russian Federation!” reads the text of the petition, signed by about 20 deputies.
  • As Many as 80,000 Russian Troops Hurt or Killed in Ukraine, Pentagon Says

    08/08/2022 2:23:21 PM PDT · by SpeedyInTexas · 66 replies
    WSJ ^ | 08-AUG-2022 | Nancy A. Youssef
    As many as 80,000 Russian troops have been wounded or killed in less than six months of fighting in Ukraine, the Pentagon said Monday, the first time the U.S. military announced its estimates of the toll of the invasion on Russia. According to U.S. estimates, Russia has suffered 70,000 to 80,000 casualties, Colin Kahl, the undersecretary of defense for policy, told reporters at a press briefing Monday. In the days leading up to Russia’s Feb. 24 invasion, Western officials estimated that Russia had staged roughly 150,000 troops near Ukraine’s border.
  • Attack On Europe: Documenting Russian Equipment Losses During The 2022 Russian Invasion Of Ukraine

    08/08/2022 6:55:16 AM PDT · by SpeedyInTexas · 99 replies
    ORYX ^ | Since February 24, 2022 and daily | ORYX
    This list only includes destroyed vehicles and equipment of which photo or videographic evidence is available. Therefore, the amount of equipment destroyed is significantly higher than recorded here. Small arms, ATGMs, MANPADS, loitering munitions, drones used as unmanned bait, civilian vehicles, trailers and derelict equipment are not included in this list. All possible effort has gone into avoiding duplicate entries and discerning the status of equipment between captured or abandoned. Many of the entries listed as 'abandoned' will likely end up captured or destroyed. Similarly, some of the captured equipment might be destroyed if it can't be recovered. When the...
  • Metro Atlanta couple charged with using adopted kids to make child porn

    08/06/2022 2:23:32 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 73 replies
    WALTON COUNTY, Ga. — A Walton County couple has been arrested and are facing child sex crime charges for acts deputies say they committed against their adopted children. Last month, the Walton County Sheriff’s Office raided a home in unincorporated Loganville where they believed a man was downloading child pornography. When interviewing him, the suspect admitted to collecting child porn and identified a second suspect in Oxford. The suspect told deputies that the other suspect was making the child porn with at least one child who lived in his home. The first suspect’s identity has not been released. Deputies were...
  • U.S. Monkeypox Cases Increase by 500 in Five Days, Per CDC

    07/21/2022 6:13:53 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 42 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7-21-22 | BOB PRICE
    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of confirmed monkeypox cases in the United States climbed by more than 500 over a five-day period. New York, California, and Illinois accounted for nearly 50 percent of all U.S. monkeypox cases as of July 20, CDC officials report. The top five hotspots include New York (581), California (356), Illinois (208), Florida (208), and Georgia (158). New York City health officials report the number of cases just in that city stand at 778 — up from 639 on July 19. The most current report shows 68 percent of the...
  • San Francisco monkeypox cases rise to 141, lines for vaccines reportedly hit 9 hours

    07/21/2022 10:01:14 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 52 replies
    SF Gate ^ | July 20, 2022 | By Amy Graff
    … Monkeypox cases are climbing in San Francisco, prompting state and local leaders to ask for more vaccines to meet the growing demand from residents who want shots but are being turned away at clinics. California has reported 356 cases since July 19, more than a third in San Francisco. In total, California has the second highest number of known cases in any state, after New York, the CDC said. State Sen. Scott Wiener, along with 10 other lawmakers, advocated for the gay community in a letter on Wednesday addressed to Gov. Gavin Newsom. “Gay and bisexual men, transgender people...
  • Gottlieb: Window for Containing Monkeypox ‘Probably Has Closed’

    07/17/2022 7:42:10 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 85 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Jul 2022 | PAM KEY17
    Former Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb said Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation” that the window to control the spread of the monkeypox virus in the United States may be closed. Partial transcript as follows: MARGARET: Give us a sense of the scale of this because the CDC numbers are out. They say they’re only eight women within that. No children. You’re saying this is a pandemic? That’s not a word the administration is using yet, what level of emergency are we at? GOTTLIEB: Yeah look, and I think they’re going to be reluctant to...
  • Monkeypox Cases in Puerto Rico Revealed as Coming from "Dating Apps and [Sexual] Relations Between Men"

    07/11/2022 9:37:29 AM PDT · by Ebenezer · 46 replies
    (Translation) Department of Health Chief Medical Officer Dr. Iris Cardona indicated that some additional monkeypox cases in Puerto Rico were due to dating apps. “The United States already has over 700 cases, but analysis of the first 300 identified the majority being men. Most of them had the number-one epidemiological criterion, that being participating in activities involving intimate contact, very close or sexual contact, any of the two, particularly men having sex with men, and also invitations on the different platforms within social media to meet people and engage in very close relations or close contact with these people who...
  • For Opposition to Putin’s War, Look to the Fringes of His Empire

    07/07/2022 2:43:31 PM PDT · by Zhang Fei · 43 replies
    Foreign Policy ^ | May 20, 2022, 10:10 AM | Alexey Kovalev
    Consider the Buryats, one of Siberia’s largest Indigenous groups. Closely related to Mongolians, they were subjugated, annexed, and subsequently colonized by Russia in the 1600s. Russian independent news outlets Mediazona and iStories found that by mid-May, Buryatia had the second-highest number of soldiers killed in Ukraine since the start of the invasion—just after Dagestan, another conquest of the Russian Empire. By May 18, Buryatia had lost 117 soldiers (the actual number is likely higher), whereas the city of Moscow, with a population around 15 times Buryatia’s, lost only three. Relative to the population, Buryatia’s rate of battle deaths was the...
  • Former Netflix Star Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison for Child Pornography

    07/07/2022 9:22:30 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 29 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | Zachary Steiber
    A star of a Netflix series about young cheerleaders was sentenced on July 6 to 12 years in prison. Jerry Harris, 22, was ordered imprisoned for 12 years, followed by eight years of supervised release. U.S. Judge Manish Shah, an Obama appointee, handed down the sentence in federal court in Chicago. Harris, a surrogate for then-candidate Joe Biden, was arrested in 2020 after authorities said he sent explicit videos and photographs to a young boy and solicited explicit materials from the male. Pleaded Guilty Harris pleaded guilty in February to one count of receipt of child pornography and one count...
  • Russia retreats from Snake Island & exclusive interview with the Klitschko brothers

    07/06/2022 11:42:31 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5
    Telegraph, Ukraine: The Latest Blog ^ | Day 127 | David Knowles, et al.
    Day 127. Today, we discuss the Russian retreat from Snake Island, get the latest from the final day of the NATO summit in Madrid, and we interrogate the CCTV from the site of the strike on the mall in Kremenchuk. Plus, an exclusive interview with the Klitschko brothers.
  • Ukraine’s American-Made Rockets Are Blowing Up Russia’s Ammo Dumps

    07/06/2022 8:23:29 AM PDT · by SpeedyInTexas · 103 replies
    Forbes ^ | 06-JUL-2022 | David Axe
    The Ukrainian army systematically is demolishing Russian ammunition supplies. The strategy could have big implications as Russia’s wider war in Ukraine grinds into its fourth month. Firing new, American-supplied GPS-guided rockets—plus a few old, ex-Soviet ballistic missiles—the army in just the last two weeks has targeted no fewer than a dozen Russian ammo dumps.
  • Decorated Ukrainian Commander Andrii Verkhohliad Dies Fighting; Video of Motivational Speech Goes Viral

    06/29/2022 12:52:46 PM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 10 replies
    https://www.ibtimes.sg/ ^ | June 24, 2022 | Anshu Seth
    Major Andrii Verkhohliad, a decorated Ukrainian military officer, has lost his life while fighting for his country. The news of Verkhohliad's death was confirmed by 72nd Mechanized Brigade in a Facebook post on Thursday. A video of Verkhohliad in which he speaks about "Ukrainian Victory" being the only goal has gone viral on social media. The social media is abuzz with comments as the followers have once again lambasted Russia for Ukraine invasion. A large number of social media followers have condoled the death of Verkhohliad, one of the best commanders of 72nd Mechanized Brigade. Popularly referred to as the...
  • Attack On Europe: Documenting Equipment Losses During The 2022 Russian Invasion Of Ukraine (26-JUN-2022)

    06/26/2022 11:45:29 AM PDT · by SpeedyInTexas · 22 replies
    ORYX ^ | 26-JUN-2022 | ORYX
    A detailed list of the destroyed and captured vehicles and equipment of both sides can be seen below. This list is constantly updated as additional footage becomes available
  • Commando Network Coordinates Flow of Weapons in Ukraine, Officials Say

    06/25/2022 12:36:54 PM PDT · by JonPreston · 107 replies
    DNYUZ ^ | DNYUZ
    WASHINGTON — As Russian troops press ahead with a grinding campaign to seize eastern Ukraine, the nation’s ability to resist the onslaught depends more than ever on help from the United States and its allies — including a stealthy network of commandos and spies rushing to provide weapons, intelligence and training, according to U.S. and European officials.But even as the Biden administration has declared it will not deploy American troops to Ukraine, some C.I.A. personnel have continued to operate in the country secretly, mostly in the capital, Kyiv, directing much of the massive amounts of intelligence the United States is...
  • Democrat Drag Queen Who Worked With Kids Has Been Arrested on Child Rape Charges

    06/25/2022 11:20:54 AM PDT · by upchuck · 68 replies
    envolve ^ | Jun 24, 2023
    Who could possibly have seen this coming: a drag queen that works with “LGBTQ+ youth” has just been arrested on child pornography charges after a two year investigation. That drag queen is Brice Williams, who goes by the name Anastasia Diamon when in drag; once heavily involved as a “community organizer,” mainly regarding “LGBTQ+” issues, he’s now locked up on child porn charges. Williams, of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania has been charged with 25 counts of felony class 2 child pornography and 18 counts of criminal use of a communications facility. He is being held on a $100,000 bail at Franklin County...