Aug 11

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The Internet Is Pissed At The Straight Daily Beast Journalist Who Used Grindr To Out Gay Athletes In Rio

via the daily beast

Just how low will a writer go for page views? In an 800-word article over at the Daily Beast, Nicho Hines went undercover as a gay man and joined Grindr while stationed in Rio to cover the Summer Olympics. What makes this non story even worse is that Hines outed multiple gay athletes by describing their heights, weights, countries of origin and the sports they played. This included one player from "a notoriously homophobic country," because why not potentially put people in danger for page views? SMH. (Via: The Daily Beast)


Marijuana Will Remain Illegal Under Federal Law


Bad news for marijuana advocates like me and Malia Obama, the DEA announced that it will keep marijuana illegal as a Schedule 1 substance. Good news for researches though, for the first time the government will allow institutions grow marijuana for scientific study in locations outside the DEA's facility in Mississippi. (via: CNN)


Rihanna Will Receive MTV's Video Vanguard Award at VMAs


MTV is honoring Rihanna with the highest honor, the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award. She joins the ranks with Britney Spears, Beyonce and Kanye West. Does this mean Rih will slay the stage? Let us pray to Rihzus.

The VMAs takes place on August 28 at Madison Square Garden.


via ABC

Stephen Rogata of Great Falls, Virginia told cops that he used giant suction cups to scale the exterior of Trump Tower yesterday because he wanted to "talk to Trump". Isn't that what Twitter is for?

The 19-year-old is currently at Bellevue Hospital and has been charged with reckless endangerment and criminal trespassing. He has still not met Trump (Via: ABC)


Aug 11, 2016


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