Kevin Spacey chose a pretty terrible moment to come out as a gay man.

November 1, 2017

There’s never a bad time to start living your truth as an LGBTQ person. But, as actor Kevin Spacey’s watershed coming-out time substantiates, there are certainly some not great times to share that story with the public — like, for example, when you’re protecting yourself against accusations you molested a teenager. Photo by Christopher Polk/ Getty Images. On Oct. 29, actor Anthony Rapp alleged Spacey had manufactured unwanted sexual advances…

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This doctor knew he could save lives. But would his conservative legislature let him?

November 1, 2017

When Dr. Hansel Tookes countenanced before his conservative Florida legislature, he knew he had an uphill battle ahead of him. But there were too many lives at post not to try. His voice was clear and unwavering when he questioned the legislature to conceive a legislation that would allow him to provide drug users with clean-living needles. At that time in Florida, it was illegal to do so — and…

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The BBC ghost spoof that duped a nation

November 1, 2017

“I said to her, ‘why don’t we do it instead as an investigation, a mystery story – impersonating it’s a live transfer from a haunted room? ‘, ” Volk recalls. “I remember that minute very clearly, when she was really excited by that.” Image caption Michael Parkinson was among a multitude of familiar, trusted fronts on the programme of activities The team wanted to push the boundaries of reality even…

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