The Story Behind the Drumsticks I’ve Never Used


Christopher “Flood the Drummer®” Norris has never used the drumsticks awarded to him for winning the 2008 Drum-Off Store Championships. He’s considering removing them from the plastic for DrumDuel®.

When My 8-Year-Old Gay Son Taught His Class About Harvey Milk

Harvey Milk in 1978 at Mayor Moscone's Desk

“12 jurors swallowed the Twinkie defense and let a murderer off with a slap on the wrist, and 20 second graders saw right through it.” – Amelia

Infidelity and Powerful Men

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What the Anthony Weiner scandal teaches us about cheating and power dynamics between the sexes in America.

Who Are You to Judge: Let Yourself Off the Hook.

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Neill O’Farrell believes we should take the simple phrase “who am I to judge” and use it as a mantra for better living.

Anthony Weiner: We’re Done, Go Home and Get a Life


Tsach Gilboa doesn’t care what Anthony Weiner does in his private life with his phone. He does care whether he serves the people as a politician.

Letter from the New GMP Politics Editors

Get in the know. Do your research. Make an informed decision now.

Often, when people say “politics” or “political,” they spit the words out like bitter pills. And, rightfully so.

Rhode Island Becomes 10th State in the US to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

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After 16-years of trying, advocates for same-sex marriage have finally won in the heavily Roman Catholic state of Rhode Island.

Faking It

Pope Benedict XVI

Who do you put your faith in, who might be faking their belief?

Laugh Along with Our Favorite 2012 Videos from Jon Stewart


Giggle along with the 10 best videos from our favorite Daily Show comedian.

The Plague


What do we owe our neighbors in times of crisis?

Beyond the Two-Party System


The two-party system has bottle-necked democracy. No wonder Chinese people laughed at Brandon Ferdig’s descriptions of American campaigning.