"I love that woman, I love her more than sharks love blood." That's how Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacey) speaks of his beloved wife, Claire (Robin Wright), on Netflix's 'House of Cards.' And even though there are a lot of issues within that marriage, it's very clearly true on both sides.
Even though the media storm from Anthony Weiner's sexting scandal has passed, what happens to the women involved? A recent article in The New York Times reminds us of the humiliation and "sl*t-shaming" that women from political scandals endure long after the headlines have stopped running. Personally, I believe he suffers from a sexual addiction. Our society underestimates the danger and the cost of this kind of addiction — and often blames the victim as a way to avoid taking responsibility for the pain it causes, just like the addict does.
The repeal of DOMA (Defense of Marriage Act) has huge legal consequences for same-sex couples. The United States does a lot to facilitate families and shouldn't all families have that support? Here are nearly 30 reasons why gay people should have the right to get married.
It happens. You are excited, eager and giddy to meet this potential special someone. You are mentally saying his last name after yours to see if it has a certain ring to it. You've already named your first pet and planned your first trip together - and this is all during appetizers.
Before President Obama won the election for a second time, Nate Silver was a self-proclaimed nerd you might have heard of if you follow politics. But since election 2012, he has become the smartest, most buzzed-about man in the country — and an unlikely sex symbol. On his New York Times blog, FiveThirtyEight, he predicted the outcome of the election to the T in all 50 States. Just imagine what else he can do with that brain!
Millions of people from all across the nation voted for the candidate that they believed would be the best choice as the next President of the United States earlier this week. If you voted, and your candidate for President wasn't elected, then you are probably experiencing a number of emotions: You might be feeling sad, disappointed, confused, hopeless, numb … but for some people, the feeling that may likely stand out head and shoulders above the rest, is the feeling of anger.
by Mark Miller, for GalTime.com There aren’t many outstanding “inter-political” couples we can look up to. Up until last year we could cite Republican Arnold Schwarzenegger and Democrat Maria Shriver as peaceful partners, but they’ve since said “hasta la vista, baby.” Arnold’s back making movies and Maria’s no doubt back dating human-sized men.
Well, that's one more 2012 presidential debate said and done, and I'm sure the only thing people on both Democrats and Republicans will be able to agree upon tomorrow will be that both Michelle Obama and Ann Romney looked faaabulous in their Schiaparelli pink outfits. Yep, the wives sure made quite the impression! But not as much as Mitt's "Binders Full of Women!"
Just when you thought maybe our generation was moving away from such disgusting things, a flyer entitled "The Top 10 Ways to Get Away With Rape" was found in the men's bathroom of a Miami University dorm.
When I got home and looked my blind date's online profile again, one word popped out that I previously overlooked: CONSERVATIVE. It hit me like a bullet: I am a staunch liberal Democrat. I started to panic, fearing he could be Paul Ryan disguised as Ben Affleck. Even if I were even lucky enough for him to be interested in me, the political lines were drawn. Could I really date someone who was a conservative?
This week I'd like to send a huge congrats out to California for becoming the first state to ban "therapy" that aims to change sexual orientation of minors. The bill, signed by Gov. Jerry Brown bans mental health practitioners from performing "reparative therapy," which is believed to cause harm.
Sometimes love is blind, especially when your partners supports the opposing political party. But, even a loving relationship can combust when those contrasting viewpoints lead to conflicts.
Let's say you're a staunch republican, and you fall madly in love with a hardcore democrat — can you make your relationship work in spite of your wildly different political views? And how can you deal with the inevitable rising tensions as election day fast approaches? It's certainly not easy to manage, but it's not impossible either. Here are a couple of things you can do.