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9 Careers Where It’s Still Not Okay To Be Gay

Some are hailing Anderson Cooper’s decision to come out as a smart career move, but many fields have yet to see their first openly gay man or woman. posted about a day ago Anderson Cooper in February 2012. Image by DANNY MOLOSHOK / Reuters 1. Hollywood superstar In 2009, Hollywood publicist Howard Bragman …

Paper Cuts | Battleland | TIME.com

Command Sergeant Major Teresa King – relieved of command of the service’s drill-sergeant school at Fort Jackson, S.C., last November – was reinstated Friday, only days before she is set to relinquish command. The Army reversed shortly after King filed a complaint alleging that her suspension stemmed from racism, sexism, …

Himmler decides to begin medical experiments on Auschwitz prisoners — This Day in History — 7/7/1942

On this day in 1942, Heinrich Himmler, in league with three others, including a physician, decides to begin experimenting on women in the Auschwitz concentration camps and to investigate extending this experimentation on males. Himmler, architect of Hitler’s program to exterminate Europe’s Jewish population, convened a conference in Berlin to …

Hot dog champ loses ‘Wall of Fame’ spot – UPI.com

NEW YORK, April 22 (UPI) — The Major League Eating Organization said six-time hot dog eating champion Takeru Kobayashi’s name was removed from the New York “Wall of Fame.” Officials said Kobayashi, a six-time champion of Nathan’s Famous July Fourth International Hot Dog Eating Contest, was removed from the wall …