Society

Coming Out Day
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ub Mon, 10/11/2021 - 18:57

On this National Coming Out Day 2021, there are many characters who have let it all hang out, including Superman, the man of steel.

According to an announcement made by DC Comics toppers, a new Superman will soon be starting a romantic relationship with a male boyfriend.

From #LGBTQ reality star Jojo Siwa to nonbinary singer Demi Lovato and gay #NFL player Carl Nassib, here are 21 notable coming-out stories so far this year.

I want the world to know
Got to let it show
I'm coming out
I want the world to know
Got to let it show

Columbus or Indigenous Peoples Day?
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ub Mon, 10/11/2021 - 08:39

Columbus or Indigenous Peoples Day? It no longer matters because I was born on October 12, before Nixon changed it to a Monday.

My birthday still comes on the 12th, but it is no longer Columbus, or Indigenous Peoples Day. Meanwhile, a growing number of municipalities have been slowly replacing Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day.

Mental Health Day
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ub Sat, 10/09/2021 - 09:12

Prepare for World Mental Health Day, so unplug everything, including your electronic devices. This one is working on battery power.

The social media outages this week was a wake up call that put the world on the edge and it may have been a sign to unplug this entire weekend for World Mental Health Day.

Smashed Face
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ub Tue, 10/05/2021 - 08:07

Could a long outage, and leaked internal documents indicate a slow and steady demise of a company we may not recognize?

While the whole world wasn’t watching, was the service and connectivity outage affecting Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram and few other services owned by the same company a smash and a slap in the face?

Will a tech giant ever return to its former space and save face, or are all Zuckers doomed to drown in a sea of unchecked misinformation and hatred for American family values?

Seven Hundred Thousand Crimes
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ub Sat, 10/02/2021 - 02:25

Do you remember when COVID arrived in America in the Spring of 2020 and the former GOP guy and his VP lies it would disappear?

Many public safety first responders representing racial minorities began working on the front lines and advocated for more people who looked similar. It eventually became clear that the global pandemic and deadly virus was hurting certain communities of color much harder than some others.

A Time For TikTok
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ub Tue, 09/28/2021 - 03:38

TikTok is celebrating 1 billion users. That's right, the world now goes there to be entertained, to laugh, and make discoveries.

TikTok, known in China as Douyin, is a video-sharing-focused social networking service owned by Chinese company ByteDance. The popular platform hosts a variety of short-form user videos, from genres like dance, comedy, and education, with durations from 15 seconds to three minutes. 

HAPPY WEEKEND
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ub Fri, 09/24/2021 - 12:10

Here is how we can stay entertained and happy during these trying times of COVID. Understand that there is great fun in being with our partner and loving the one we're with. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SY4HI_vqf0c

Imagination and the potential of something we want then in the actual appearance of it. I spend hours daydreaming about being with my family once again, my wife, or old pals, as I’ve learned to love myself and become my own best friend.

The Generation Gap
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ub Wed, 09/22/2021 - 11:00

The generation gap or generational gap is a difference of opinions between generations about beliefs, politics, or values.

In present-day usage, the generation gap often refers to a perceived gap between younger people and their parents or grandparents.

A generation gap is defined as the different thoughts and worldviews held by different generational cohorts.

USA Latinos Lead
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ub Wed, 09/15/2021 - 07:56

Today starts National Hispanic Heritage Month. From September 15 - October 15 Latinos should read and research their lasting legacy.

National Hispanic Heritage Month! September 15 - October 15 This month traditionally honors the cultures and contributions of both Hispanic and Latino Americans as we celebrate heritage rooted in all Latin American countries. #HispanicHeritage

IRI New Yorkers
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ub Sun, 09/05/2021 - 06:14

New Yorkers are number one, the most Inconsiderate Rude and Ill-mannered people in the USA.

Now there’s agreement, you have an extra day to start spreading the news this #LaborDayWeekend, head to the top of one of NYC's observation decks and yell out loud.

The Empire State was named the "Rudest State in America," and we may have the strong, sometimes abrasive "New York" attitude to blame. ... According to Best Life's algorithm, 14.79 percent of New York State is "rude," along with 4.5 percent of New York drivers.