From the Climate March in Washington, D.C.
I remember watching her coming out episode and the fallout from it. It’s awful that 20 years later there’s still so much discrimination, fear, and sometimes even hatred of the LGBTQ community, but today is a day to celebrate Ellen and her amazing act of courage—an act that helped those who came after her and that played such an important part in the many advances that have been made for gay, lesbian, and trans rights over the last two decades.
Happy 20th anniversary, Ellen!
Today is a very special day. Let’s celebrate equality together. pic.twitter.com/4USP7GbfCA
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) April 28, 2017
Homelessness is a complicated problem and this initiative certainly isn’t the full solution. But it shows innovative thinking and a willingness to do something rather than throw up your hands and admit defeat. That makes it a good idea.
On busy Aurora Avenue, across from a used car lot and sandwiched between motels and fast food restaurants, is a fenced in gravel lot that will soon be home to a tiny house village for the homeless.
A Belgian nonprofit has found African giant pouched rats are much better at detecting TNT than people or dogs.
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