Sir Paul to the rescue. The former Beatle sent handwritten letters on behalf of Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, asking Russian officials to consider parole for the incarcerated women.
Walk in the Park
After being refused permission to appear at her own parole hearing and subsequently forbidding her lawyers to further represent her, Maria Alyokhina, one of the band’s two imprisoned members, has begun a hunger strike to protest a justice system ...
When Bard College students recently held anti-bullying workshops at a middle school on topics like gender identity and consent, instructors split boys and girls into two groups to practice "saying no" in a comfortable setting.
Peace Corps deputy director Carrie Hessler-Radelet announced on Tuesday that the agency will begin accepting applications from same-sex domestic partners who want to serve together as volunteers overseas.
Apparently being gay in the Boy Scouts is DADT all over again...
Knife welding crazies... terrorism?
The newly renovated loft of famed installation-light-sculptural artist Donald Judd will open at the end of this month. Cirtic's Jerry Saltz and Justin Davidson argue its merits, too minimal or not too minimal that is the question...