Marriage equality is just one of a host of issues that our nation’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community deals with on a regular basis. In this vid, I asked a range of guys at DC’s Capital Pride parade what was hard about being a guy, and being gay. Check out the video to see what they had to say.
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What should President Obama do about Syria? What are the global implications of gridlock in Washington? Why are our world leaders failing to lead and who can hold them accountable? These are a few of the issues addressed here by Dr. Ian Bremmer, President of Eurasia Group. Bremmer established Eurasia Group in 1998 with just […]
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How many bodies of water do you cross en route to your local hospital? If you’ve never thought about it before, there’s a good chance it’s because you effortlessly cruise over bridge upon bridge without ever considering the alternative. Now imagine that you’re in rural Ethiopia. A river three football fields wide is between your […]
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