A Minnesota team of synchronized swimmers will bring home gold medals from this year’s Gay Games in Paris. “The Subversive Sirens” won gold for their synchronized routine performed to Prince’s song “Let’s Go Crazy,” wearing suits emblazoned with his gender-fluid symbol in purple sequins. None of the five women have ever competed in synchronized swimming Read more

We don’t like to see news blogs disappear but it’s an inescapable fact that the days are numbered for them in core media. Mainstream news organizations have had a very difficult time squaring the more personal nature of blogs, their willingness to amplify the work of newsroom competitors, and the reader community they create with the traditional practices of newsrooms. Read more