, open source
At GitHub, a community devoted to the altruism of sharing code with fellow developers, a severe lack of diversity is shining through in many lines of open-source code. Is it time for the development community to take stock and have a conversation about offensive language perpetuated behind the scenes of the Internet?
Written by Instinct Staff | Monday, 06 August 2012
One man is dead and others hospitalized after what police believe to be tainted drugs circulate clubs in London's gay Vauxhall neighborhood. Details follow.
Written by Instinct Staff | Friday, 29 June 2012
Tags: magic mike
, pistol pete
If you're anything like us, four screenings of Magic Mike since midnight have made you wish you could take something home from that greasy stripper stage.
Thanks to Pistol Pete, you'll have that chance.
Written by Instinct Staff | Sunday, 03 June 2012
Tags: aids lifecycle
, san francisco
, discount code
, team instinct
...And they're off!!!
AIDS/LifeCycle 2012 has officially kicked off, folks, and the boys from Team Instinct are pedalling to save lives!
545 miles from San Francisco to Los Angeles? That's dedication! (And a sure-fire way to ensure that their glutes will be the envy of everyone this summer!)
Thanks to all the Bay Area Instincters that showed up to send our boys off in style!
Inspired? Guess what, you can sign up to participate in AIDS/LifeCycle 2013 NOW! Between now and Monday, June 11, we're offering AIDS/LifeCycle's lowest entry rate that you'll get all year. Don't wait. Save lives!
Sign up and discount details after the jump!
Written by Instinct Staff | Monday, 12 December 2011
Tags: puerto rico
, hate crimes
, penal code
, governor luis fortuna
, ricky martin
Following Ricky Martin's public condemnation of Puerto Rico's effort to stop protecting its LGBT citizens from hate crimes, the island's Governor Luis Fortuño has indicated that he opposes changing the current law as well. Details follow.
Tags: alan turing
, computer science
, leonardo dicaprio
, ron howard
, warner bros
Known as the father of computer science, Alan Turing was a gay man who committed suicide in the '50s after being convicted of "gross indecency" and sentenced to undergo hormone therapy. A screenplay about his life was bought (for major bucks!) earlier Wednesday. Details after the jump.
Written by Instinct Staff | Monday, 21 December 2009
Tags: taylor hugh
, dress codes
Updated, Tuesday, Jan 11
A four-year-old Texas boy spent the end of 2009 serving an in-school suspension for refusing to cut his long hair. Though the Dallas-area school is frank about its conservative-dress code, Taylor Hugh's parents promised to not force their son to cut his long locks.
Their promise paid off. Well, sort of.
The school board decided on Tuesday, Jan 11 to adjust the district's grooming policy to let young Taylor keep his long locks with a catch: the pre-kindegartener must wear his hair in braids that fall no further than his ears.
Taylor's parents are unsatisfied with the ruling and vow to appeal the decision, attesting that braids would make his scalp bleed and that their son simply like his hair the way it...FULL STORY