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The LGBTQ community has not been treated kindly by the current administration. Another blow recently was struck when the national census for 2020 conveniently took out questions about sexual…orientation and gender identity that were initially proposed. This would have been the first time these questions would have been included in a census, but sadly, the final report does not include them. I can't say I'm too surprised. In a time where LGBTQ awareness has increased, it's hard not to be saddened by this sudden erasure. Many people, like Chelsea… >> Read More
Mayim Bialik is an actress, feminist, mom, scientist (she has a PhD in neuroscience from UCLA), activist, and writer. She’s currently a star on the CBS show “The Big Bang Theory,” a…founding Kveller writer, and now the founder of Grok Nation. Her latest is book is coming out on May 9 from Penguin Books–and it’s titled “Girling Up: How to Be Strong, Smart and Spectacular.” So, you know, she knows a thing or two about being a badass lady. Bialik calls herself a Zionist--and she's not afraid to broach the… >> Read More
Sarah Silverman, one of my favorite comedians, is about to get really political. She's going to host a weekly 30 minute talk show called “I Love You, America" produced by Funny Or Die and…streamed by Hulu, according to Deadline. The show is slated to air 10 episodes. That's not it, however. The Jewish comedian is also going to be the executive producer on the show along with Will Ferrell and Adam McKay. A source told Deadline that Silverman is perfect for being a talk show host with a political beat: “From inciting… >> Read More
Gefilte fish is the one food most people on the planet (or at least Jewish people who know what it is) flinch at. Let's just say this fish dish is a staple that is a required taste for the brave.…This is why I love this new video of babies eating gefilte fish for the first time. As you can imagine, they don't like it so much. Some of them hated it so much, they cried and gave their plates back, as noted: You can't really blame them. Watch the entire video below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1rQc6Mjk92U >> Read More
Yesterday, the Trump Administration gutted environmental protections put in place by their predecessors, CNN reports, with a sweeping executive order:
"Specifically, the order rescinds at least six…Obama-era executive orders aimed at curbing climate change and regulating carbon emissions, including Obama's November 2013 executive order instructing the federal government to prepare for the impact of climate change and the September 2016 presidential memorandum that outlined the "growing threat to national security" that climate change poses." This is really bad news for… >> Read More