In a press conference yesterday morning, six students who were bullied for being gay in the Anoka-Hennepin school district gathered with their parents and legal team to announce they've settled with the district.
Among them was 15-year-old Brittany Geldert, who talked about a time when her peers ... More >>
Last night, the Anoka-Hennepin school district settled the lawsuit brought against it by six students who say they were bullied for being gay. The settlement requires that the district implement a raft of anti-harassment policies, which will stay in place for five years.
"Nothing like this has b ... More >>
Tammy Aaberg had more than one thing to celebrate yesterday. Even before she found out about the terms of the settlement in the Anoka-Hennepin gay bullying lawsuit, she received a very special phone call from comedian and "Parks and Recreation" star Aziz Ansari.
"It was crazy," she said just aft ... More >>
After reading a Rolling Stone article about the gay-bullying problem and suicides in the Anoka-Hennepin school district, comedian Aziz Ansari was inspired to action. He contacted the reporter, Philadelphia-based Sabrina Rubin Erdely, to find out if there is an LGBT charity that would directly ben ... More >>
diymusician.cdbaby.comJust say no to EVOO!With life seeming to move at an ever-quickening pace, we often resort to abbreviations--'breves, if you will--to keep up.
But when it comes to food writing, here are five words that should never, ever be shortened because they are just. so. annoying ... More >>
So you've got Conan, Kanye, and Colbert on your feed. You were one of the first 1,500 people to follow Aziz Ansari. You're keeping tabs on everyone who ever wrote and performed on Mystery Science Theater 3000. But one thought may cross your mind every so often: What am I missing? Twitter lends it ... More >>
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Depending on who you ask, Aziz Ansari got his start as a member of the comedy trio Human Giant, playing Tom Halverford on NBC's Parks and Recreation, or as Raaaaaaandy!, a character that was intended to talk shit about awful, no-joke comedian ... More >>