The First Openly Lesbian Bishop’s Job is in Jeopardy

The First Openly Lesbian Bishop’s Job is in Jeopardy

The first openly lesbian bishop in the United Methodist Church can stay on the job for now, but she is subject to a disciplinary review that could lead to her removal, the top church court ruled Friday. Bishop Karen Oliveto’s civil marriage to another woman violates church law that bars clergy who are “self-avowed practicing […]

What Is The GenForward Survey?

What Is The GenForward Survey?

The GenForward Survey is the first of its kind—a nationally representative survey of over 1750 young adults ages 18-30 conducted monthly that pays special attention to how race and ethnicity shape how respondents experience and think about the world. The GenForward poll of young adults is a survey by the Black Youth Project at the […]

Fyre Festival Fraud

Fyre Festival Fraud

The organizers (if we can call them that with a straight face) of the Fyre Festival promised “two transformative weekends” on a “remote and private” island in the Bahamas that was “once owned by Pablo Escobar.” Kendall Jenner promoted it on Instagram. Ja Rule was one of the organizers. What can go wrong? Festival-goers paid […]

AMC’s “TURN: Washington Spies” Is On Fire (literally)

AMC’s “TURN: Washington Spies” Is On Fire (literally)

Officials say a fire has destroyed part of a movie set that was being used to film the final season of the AMC television series “TURN: Washington’s Spies.” News outlets report the fire occurred Wednesday on property owned by the Virginia Department of Corrections. The set is located at State Farm on James River Correctional […]

Guardians of the Galaxy Returns

Guardians of the Galaxy Returns

After causing havoc in the universe and saving it from destruction, Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy” are back in a new adventure that takes the unconventional group of friends on a quest to discover their family ties. “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,” which begins its international rollout on Tuesday, sees roguish thief Peter Quill, […]