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Partner – “Big Gay Hands”



Canadian guitar-rock duo and Band To Watch Partner recently announced Never Give Up, the follow-up to their 2017 debut album In Search Of Lost Time. We’ve already heard a few songs from it like “Good Place To Hide (At The Time),” “Hello And Welcome,” and “Rock Is My Rock.” And now we’re hearing another, “Big Gay Hands,” a classic rock-style anthem about big gay hands: “Cause you’re a hottie/ So won’t you take those big gay hands and put em on my body?” As Partner explain:

This song is about a wild night on the town filled with queer desire. It is an important song to us because it expresses a feeling we know is shared by many. There are a lot of songs out there about women’s bodies but this is the only song we know about big gay hands. This song is dedicated to the hotties and to those who love them.

Listen and watch Lesley Marshall’s stop-motion music video featuring hands with painted on clothes and googly eyes below.

Never Give Up is out 11/20 via You’ve Changed. Pre-order it here.


Teacher Told She Can’t Have LGBTQ Pride Flags In Class Has The Ultimate Clapback




Karen Belz has written for sites such as Bustle, HelloGiggles, Romper, and So Yummy. She’s the mom of a sassy toddler and drinks an alarming amount of Sugar-Free Red Bull in order to keep up with her.

While 2020 has been a heck a year, one of the most important things that happened has been the definition of politics.

As certain issues have come up, people have been quick to label them as “political.” Unfortunately, issues with both race and sexuality have fallen into this category — when in reality, they align more with basic human rights.

As big issues have taken center stage, more people have chosen to be vocal over their beliefs. They believe it’s important to get the word out. For example, there have been plenty of cases where teachers or students have been reprimanded for wearing “Black Lives Matter” T-shirts.

One of the biggest stories happened this July. In Arkansas, a 6-year-old student was actually expelled from day care for wearing a “Black Lives Matter” T-shirt. According to Forbes, the center reportedly fought back, stating that “a childcare environment is not a place for a parent’s political views.”

Now a teacher in Reno, Nevada, is dealing with a similar battle — but regarding LGBTQ. Jennifer Leja, a seventh- and eighth-grade teacher who identifies as bisexual, is technically forbidden from taking part in “partisan political activities,” per Upworthy. Still, putting up any sort of images or wearing any type of clothing that supports the LGBTQ community can only make other students who may be ashamed or afraid of their sexuality to feel more welcome. So she found a way to follow the guidelines while sharing her support.

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If you’ve always had employer healthcare, you have no idea how vital the ACA is Global mayors are declaring their commitment to divest from fossil fuels and invest in a sustainable future Congress passes a landmark bill to help stop the epidemic of violence against Indigenous women Global mayors are declaring their commitment to divest from fossil fuels and invest in a sustainable future It is possible to be morally pro-life and politically pro-choice at the same time. You’re not crazy. There really is a toilet on fire in the living room.




I got married and started working in my early 20s, and for more than two decades I always had employer-provided health insurance. When the Affordable Care Act (ACA, aka “Obamacare”)was passed, I didn’t give it a whole lot of thought. I was glad it helped others, but I just assumed my husband or I would always be employed and wouldn’t need it.

Then, last summer, we found ourselves in an unexpected scenario. I was working as a freelance writer with regular contract work and my husband left his job to manage our short-term rentals and do part-time contracting work. We both had incomes, but for the first time, no employer-provided insurance. His previous employer offered COBRA coverage, of course, but it was crazy expensive. It made far more sense to go straight to the ACA Marketplace, since that’s what we’d have done once COBRA ran out anyway.

The process of getting our ACA healthcare plan set up was a nightmare, but I’m so very thankful for it.

Let me start by saying I live in a state that is friendly to the ACA and that adopted and implemented the Medicaid expansion. I am also a college-educated and a native English speaker with plenty of adult paperwork experience. But the process of getting set up on my state’s marketplace was the most confusing, frustrating experience I’ve ever had signing up for anything, ever.

Most of the problems stemmed from proving our income, which was confusing to report and hard to show accurately. I lost track of how many letters I got saying they needed more or different information. When I’d call the help number, the person on the other end always told me something different. It took nearly two months of back and forth, with dozens upon dozens of letters, phone calls, and website chats, to finally get my family set up with a healthcare plan.

During the two months, we weren’t covered under any insurance, I was terrified of something happening. We are a very health-conscious family and we take good care of ourselves, but what if one of us broke a bone? What if one of us had a freak medical event or needed an emergency surgery? What if we got into a car accident and had to be hospitalized? The list of possible scenarios, minor to major, constantly ran through my mind.

During the time we weren’t covered, I was keenly aware of three things: 1) All it would take was one big accident or diagnosis to wipe us out financially, 2) People in other developed nations never feel this fear, and 3) Prior to the ACA, far more Americans felt this fear all the time.

Once we were finally able to work out the necessary paperwork, it was fine. Our income at the time meant our premiums were low, and our coverage was comparable to what we had with my husband’s employer. I ended up getting hired on full-time with benefits a few months later, so our experience with Obamacare was relatively short-lived. But I can’t imagine the financial stress of trying to afford health insurance or worrying about paying for healthcare out of pocket without insurance—fears that millions of Americans lived with pre-ACA.

And we didn’t even have any pre-existing conditions that would have kept us from being able to get insurance prior to the ACA. Adding that factor in drives home how important that legislation truly is.

At the same time, as thankful as I am that we had an affordable healthcare option, I couldn’t help thinking about friends I have who live in other countries who never have to worry about any of this stuff. No complicated paperwork or bureaucracy to deal with. No waiting for bills to arrive in the mail after a doctor’s appointment to see what you owe beyond your co-pay. No calling the insurance company to figure out why something that seems like it should have been covered wasn’t covered.

The amount of of time, energy, agony, and stress Americans have to put into managing healthcare is absurd when compared to other highly developed nations, and even most less developed ones. We’re so accustomed to this garbage, I don’t think most people recognize that it doesn’t have to be like this.

The ACA was a step in the right direction and a necessary lifeboat for those who previously couldn’t get or couldn’t afford to get health insurance. But it’s not universal healthcare, which is quite frankly the bare minimum of what a society should expect from its government. The fact that the idea has somehow been spun into something radical or impossible when basically every other developed country has figured out how to do it, we spend more on healthcare than anyone else per capita already, and our health outcomes trail so badly behind other developed nations is completely baffling.

My experience with the ACA drove home to me why it’s a vital piece of legislation to protect, but also highlighted the desperate need for universal healthcare. It’s far past time for us to take that next step.

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The Last Of Us: When Fans Can Get The New TV Series On Their Screens




Now its been a trend of adaptation, like most of the series and shows have been adapted from novels and movies are adapted by games. We have reported on an upcoming movie, The Last Of Us, adapted by the game of the same name.

One of the most popular computer game is getting made into a show at the streamaing program HBO Max and well wear completely snared on this undertaking, The Last Of Us game features a post-apocalyptic world, and that is the thing that the upcoming show will spin around.

Lets talk about more about the upcoming show The Last Of Us.

Know When Will It Going To Release

The upcoming project was reported in March 2020, so thinking about that, the show will take around 2 years to be done and out. Considering the current circumstance with production being required to be postponed we trust that the upcoming series doesn’t face any delay in its work.

Source: Games Radar

We have Craig Mazin and game chief Neil Druckmann who will fill in as makers of the upcoming show, Craig is very energized and excited about this change. As indicated by him, the second aspect of the game will be out soon, and fans have to wait for the release of the upcoming show.

What We Know About Its Casting

While casting of the show has not yet been declared we, can hear many reports that the characters for Joel and Ellie will be played by Hugh Jackman and Maisie Williams, individually.

Other characters that will be found in the new series directly from the game are Riley who is Ellie’s companion and love intrigue, Tess who is Joel’s partner, Marlene who is the Leader of the Fireflies, Maria who is Joel’s sister-in-law.

Have you played this game? Is it that interesting, I know the story of the game is amazing that’s why it is being adapted for a movie. We will update all the latest news whenever the official report it about the show

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