Saturday, September 20, 2014
          

Are Celebrity Marriages Nothing But Business Mergers?

Posted in Entertainment News

Cosmopolitan.com 8/21/2014

"... Is it common for famous couples to be more like business partners than lovers? To put it bluntly: Are celebrity relationships fake? Raoul Felder, who's been a divorce attorney since 1964 (he's represented Rudy Giuliani, David Gest, and Robin Givens, among others), answered some pressing questions. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.cosmopolitan.com/entertainment/celebs/q-and-a/a29884/celebrity-divorce-lawyer-beyonce-and-jay-z-split-rumors/ 

Divorce, Not Domestic Violence, Is Biggest Issue At Home For Professional Athletes

Posted in Entertainment News

Forbes.com 8/21/2014

"... While much of the media focus lately has been on domestic abuse, the broader issue is how difficult it is for professional athletes to make any marriage work today. The divorce rate among all pros is estimated at between 60 to 80 percent according to The New York Times and Sports Illustrated, markedly higher than the 50 percent of all Americans. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.forbes.com/sites/davidlariviere/2014/08/15/divorce-not-domestic-violence-is-biggest-issue-at-home-for-professional-athletes/ 

Parenting 101: 5 Tips From Will and Jada Pinkett Smith

Posted in Entertainment News

Celebrity.yahoo.com 8/21/2014

"... Growing up with two very famous parents, the youngest members of the Smith family, Willow and Jaden, were automatically thrust into the spotlight. In May, a photo of Will and Jada's 13-year-old daughter lying in bed with 20-year-old Moises Arias went viral and caused an uproar online. The Smith's parenting was called into question, and Jada fiercely defended Willow. Months later, she is sticking to her guns. ..."

Read the entire article: https://celebrity.yahoo.com/blogs/yahoo-celebrity/parenting-101--5-tips-from-will-and-jada-pinkett-smith-235009833.html

‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ Has Raised Millions for ALS Association

Posted in Entertainment News

Nytimes.com 8/21/2014

"... The “Ice Bucket Challenge” has lit social media on fire, raising both money and awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. About 30,000 Americans now have the disease, which attacks nerve cells and ultimately leads to total paralysis, though the mind remains sharp. Life expectancy is typically two to five years from the time of diagnosis. ..."

New Jersey Man Celebrates 101st Birthday ... At Work

Posted in Entertainment News

Telegraph.co.uk 8/21/2014

"...  A 101-year-old man from New Jersey celebrated his birthday with colleagues on Monday after 73 years in the same job. Herman "Hy" Goldman works four days a week at light fixtures company Capitol Lighting in New Jersey. Apart from a brief absence to serve in the US Army in World War Two, Mr Goldman has worked at Capitol Lighting since 1941. ..."
 

Campus Sex Assault Bill Flattens Due Process

Posted in Sexual Abuse

Reviewjournal.com 8/20/2014

"... In the past couple of weeks, three bills have been introduced to address campus sexual assault, the most noteworthy of which is the Campus Safety and Accountability Act. But far from ordering colleges to honor the Constitution, the bill turns the Bill of Rights upside down by favoring the interests of the accuser over the rights of the accused, assuming a crime has taken place instead of determining whether a crime took place. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.reviewjournal.com/opinion/editorial-campus-sex-assault-bill-flattens-due-process 

Columbia Cancels Popular Concert Over Sex Assault Fears

Posted in Sexual Abuse

Dailycaller.com 8/20/2014

"... A popular, twice-a-year concert at Columbia University has been put out to pasture after administrators decided that the event was causing sexual assaults at the school. The abrupt cancellation will cost the school over $55,000 in payouts to the organizing committee to make up for payments made to artists scheduled to attend. ..."

Read the entire article: http://dailycaller.com/2014/08/12/columbia-cancels-popular-concert-over-sex-assault-fears/#ixzz3AI2z13Sg 

Professors Slam Pixar For Sexist Portrayal Of Boys In Disney Films

Posted in Boys Issues

Campusreform.org 8/20/2014

"... According to two Missouri State professors, Pixar’s animated movies disenfranchise young boys who do not fit society’s definition of masculinity. English professors Shannon Wooden and Ken Gillam have outlined their concerns in their book,Pixar’s Boy Stories: Masculinity in a Post Modern Age, published in April. Wooden and Gillam feel there has been a large emphasis on Disney’s sexist and offensive portrayal of princesses, but they didn’t feel boys were receiving adequate public attention for their disservice. ..." 

Read the entire article: http://www.campusreform.org/?ID=5840&advD=1248%2C352027 

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