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These newlyweds met on an app for sports fans

Even in the age of infinite dating apps, people are still finding love in surprising places MacKenzie Walker and Joey Mitchell didn't meet on Tinder, Match or the plethora of dating apps and services available. They met on Fancred , a social app designed to connect sports fans See also: Bill Murray Crashed an Engagement Photo Shoot Because He's Bill Murray As you might expect, the romantic connection came out of left field for both parties. "We never thought Fancred would be a place to meet each other," Walker said in an email to Mashable [...]

Turkey’s LGBT community shaken by police crackdown on pride march

ISTANBUL, Turkey—This year’s gay pride celebration in Istanbul was going to be a momentous one for 19-year-old Batu Kaya This would be the first time his parents, Arzu and Fahrettin, marched with him — an often elusive sign of acceptance in Turkey’s conservative society See also: Police fire at pride march in Istanbul with water cannons and rubber bullets But soon after the family arrived in downtown Istanbul, police began firing water cannons, tear gas and rubber bullets to break up the march — the first time officials had sought to dismantle pride celebrations in Istanbul since they started taking place there in 2003 Read more... More about Lgbt , Turkey , Us World , Erdogan , and Istanbul [...]

Wedding guests block their ears to protest ‘man and wife’ law

An Australian wedding photographer has shared a moving moment on Facebook to coincide with the U.S. Supreme Court decision that overturned the ban on same-sex marriage in 50 states Thomas Stewart posted a photo of a wedding he snapped in Coffs Harbour, Australia in February this year. It shows the bride and groom, Abbey and Mitch Johnston, along with their 17 wedding guests, covering their ears as the celebrant speaks [...]

‘Halt and Catch Fire’ Episode 2: Mutiny in a man’s world

In the second episode of Halt and Catch Fire ’s new season — cheekily titled “New Coke” — Donna and Cameron must battle sexist investors, erratic coders and even a scheming hacker living in an unassuming suburban home. This, just to keep Mutiny afloat. The pair’s online gaming company is growing at a rapid rate, leaving the women scrambling to build out their platforms and find new capital [...]

Live from the Apple WWDC 2015 Keynote

As the name suggests, Apple 's Worldwide Developers Conference is for developers, the people who code the software, applications and services that run on top of Apple's three platforms: iOS, OS X and the new guy, the Apple Watch. Even so, the rest of the world watches the WWDC keynote for hints about upcoming consumer-facing features and hardware. See also: Apple WWDC 2015: Music streaming, reinventing Apple TV and more But it really is a developer conference, which means that aside from Apple execs and employees, no one else is allowed... [...]
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