• Joseph Milord on Queer Culture

    College Football Has Its First Openly Gay Player, And It’s About Time

    College Football Has Its First Openly Gay Player, And It’s About Time

    A 17-year-old high school senior is set to make history. After signing on to play at the University of Arizona next fall, My-King Johnson will soon become the first openly gay player in college football. On his status as a trailblazer, Johnson, who “came out” when he was 12 years old, told AZ Central, I do […]
  • Joseph Milord on Recognize Rape

    TX Coach’s ‘Knock Them In The Face’ Response To Campus Rape Ignores Reality

    TX Coach’s ‘Knock Them In The Face’ Response To Campus Rape Ignores Reality

    Baylor University women’s basketball coach Kim Mulkey’s stepped in a mess on Saturday night. After she won a game for the 500th time in her career, the 54-year-old went on a mini rant against a negative perception of Baylor, in relation to the university’s high profile rape cases. She said, If somebody around you and they ever […]
  • Joseph Milord on Queer Culture

    Here’s How Bathroom Laws Affect Everyone, Not Just Trans People

    Here’s How Bathroom Laws Affect Everyone, Not Just Trans People

    If you wanted to take the simplest view on the recent news stories about bathroom access, you’d probably come up with something along the following lines: It’s a minor issue. It will only affect transgender people. Transgender people are only a small percentage of all students nationwide. Although that last part is true (only around 1.5 million people […]
  • Joseph Milord in News

    People Are Pissed Over This NC Billboard’s Definition Of ‘Real Men’ And ‘Real Women’

    People Are Pissed Over This NC Billboard’s Definition Of ‘Real Men’ And ‘Real Women’

    North Carolina has enough societal debates these days… and yet, one advertiser still decided to take a DJ Khaled approach to the situation: #AnotherOne. Yes, the Tar Heel state has another one: another controversy, that is, even though it’s a small one. This time, the conversation revolves around a billboard that was erected alongside Interstate […]
  • Joseph Milord in Life

    6 Issues I Could Never Imagine Dealing With Every Day If I Was A Woman

    6 Issues I Could Never Imagine Dealing With Every Day If I Was A Woman

    If you’re pretty clueless about the issues women deal with on a daily basis, welcome to the club. Before working at a media company that’s majority female, and taking a few college courses about women, I was in the same boat. I have no problem admitting that, because I’m probably not the only one who used to think […]
  • Joseph Milord on Black History Matters

    These Photos Of Black Women Unfazed By The Police Will Give You Chills

    These Photos Of Black Women Unfazed By The Police Will Give You Chills

    Black History Month is meant to celebrate the accomplishments of all black people, sure, but there has to be special mention for the role black women play in major protests. In many cases, those roles have been captured by single, still images that tell powerful stories. This week, former NFL player and current filmmaker Matthew A. Cherry […]
  • Joseph Milord in Politics

    Is It Really America’s Responsibility To Pay For Women’s Birth Control?

    Is It Really America’s Responsibility To Pay For Women’s Birth Control?

    The right to free birth control may not be a right for long. A report from The Hill on Tuesday says President Trump’s administration is thinking about cutting the rule that requires insurance companies nationwide to pay for birth control at no additional cost to health care plan holders. The rule was introduced by former President Obama’s Affordable Care Act, of course, but Republicans […]
  • Joseph Milord on Black History Matters

    7 Things You Never Knew About The Life And Death Of Malcolm X

    7 Things You Never Knew About The Life And Death Of Malcolm X

    Fifty-two years ago today, Malcolm X was killed while delivering a speech at the Audubon Ballroom in Harlem. The shooting of the then 39-year-old took the life of a complicated and legendary figure who had been going through a transition period in life. After years of helping promote the ideals of the National of Islam, Malcolm […]
  • Joseph Milord in Politics

    Defending Milo Wasn’t About Free Speech, It Was About Sticking It To Liberals

    Defending Milo Wasn’t About Free Speech, It Was About Sticking It To Liberals

    Life comes at you fast, especially if you decide to promote a man’s terrible ideas for reasons just as terrible. Defenders of Milo Yiannopoulos know that very well now, especially after a controversial video resurfaced over the weekend, showing the right-wing provocateur touting the benefits of relationships between grown men and young teens. Chief among those aforementioned […]
  • Joseph Milord on Love Hurts

    This Is Why Some Guys Will Never Feel Bad About Cheating

    This Is Why Some Guys Will Never Feel Bad About Cheating

    While Twitter lit up during the week over the viral video that brought us #HurtBae, three main thoughts came to my mind. First, I was astonished the conversation had even happened. As someone who’s never had anything close to such a conversation, the idea of a guy who’s cheated repeatedly having a woman willing to calmly […]
  • Joseph Milord in TV

    6 Thoughts Every Skeptical Black Person Is Wondering About Next ‘Bachelorette’

    6 Thoughts Every Skeptical Black Person Is Wondering About Next ‘Bachelorette’

    It finally happened. Fourteen years after its debut, “The Bachelorette” will actually have a black lead for the first time ever, during the next season of the show. Her name is Rachel Lindsay, and she was a final contestant on the current season of “The Bachelor.” ABC decided to reveal Lindsay as the new Bachelorette during Monday night’s […]
  • Joseph Milord in Social News

    5 Photos Of #HurtBae That Prove She’ll Be Just Fine After The Cheating

    5 Photos Of #HurtBae That Prove She’ll Be Just Fine After The Cheating

    Have you ever met someone who out-cheated a cheater? A woman named Kourtney Jorge, otherwise known as #HurtBae, did just that. She become a Twitter sensation within the past 24 hours. People’s hearts shattered everywhere after a video was released of Jorge’s ex-boyfriend confessing why he cheated on her. Listen, I don’t how #HurtBae’s next relationship […]