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Plot To Extort Paula Deen Exposed: FBI Makes Arrest

Embattled celebrity chef Paula Deen can now add being the target of an alleged extortion attempt to an already full plate of legal drama. FBI officials announced Friday that they arrested Thomas Paculis, 62, in Newfield, N.Y., in connection with an extortion scheme targeting Deen. Paculis, who previously resided in Savannah and Augusta in Deen’s … Continue reading

Celebrate – June is LGBT Pride Month!

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month (LGBT Pride Month) is currently celebrated each year in the month of June to honor the 1969 Stonewall riots in Manhattan. The Stonewall riots were a tipping point for the Gay Liberation Movement in the United States. In the United States the last Sunday in June was initially … Continue reading

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I’ll Be Glad When Being Gay Isn’t “Groundbreaking”!

Good for him and it’s also good for the Black community, a community that continues to shun and discourage those who are part of the LGBTQ community. However, I’ll be glad when the day comes that someone being gay or coming out as gay is not major news. I understand why it is major news, … Continue reading

The Power of the Written Word

The impact of an expertly crafted piece of writing should not be underestimated. History has shown that opinion, motivation and learning has been moulded by a series of great pieces of writing throughout the ages. The impact of writing an idea, thought or opinion is often far greater than vocalising those same issues. The written … Continue reading

May Charity of the Month – Peace and Human Rights

Founded in Edmonton, Canada in 1999, the International Society for Peace and Human Rights (ISHPR) is a non-political, non-sectarian organization registered under the Societies’ Act of Alberta and British Columbia. Run entirely by volunteers, ISPHR has three chapters in western Canada:  Edmonton, Calgary, and Vancouver. ISPHR’s vision is of a world in which every person … Continue reading

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