Friday, September 19, 2014

The problem with spooning is that it can lead to forking.-Unknown

Spare the Rod Spoil The Child:Disciplinary Method or Child Abuse?

In light of the Adrian Peterson child abuse case the subject of corporal punishment has become a hot topic of discussion recently. Has corporal punishment as a disciplinary tool outlived it’s usefulness? If so, what are the effective alternative methods of discipline? If not, when does corporal punishment cross the line into child abuse?

"Aspirin Between Your Knees: Birth Control for Peeps with Nothing Between Their Ears.”—

Remember Foster Fries in 2012 with the” aspirin between the knees” comment, the “legitimate rape”, and “the body has a way to stop pregnancies caused by rape” stupid comments by elected officials and politicians. What doosies have they came out of their ignorant faces with this year and will continue to come out with before the mid-term election this November?

"The fact that you can’t sell your daughter for three goats and a cow means we’ve already redefined marriage."—Ken O’Neill, author of THE MARRYING KIND

What do have to say about marriage equality?

Friday, July 4, 2014

Speed Date RVA : The LGBT Edition -18 July 2014 06:00 PM till 09:00 PM

Gratitude Rising Foundation and Speed Date RVA present:
LGBT Speed Dating @The Dining Room at The Berkeley Hotel

Guys and gals, join us for an upscale speed dating + social mixer event! Experience the ultimate opportunity for single professionals in the LGBT community to connect or potentially meet a new companion. Our city tour has joined The Berkeley Hotel in an effort to raise funds for Gratitude Rising Foundation*!  

Featuring performances by Be Steadwell and hosted by international comedian Mimi Gonzalez.  Mimi is a featured Olivia performer and has been featured on Logo’s “One Night Stand Up”, “The Today Show”, “Ellen” and the “Latino Laugh Festival”.  Join us for the unforgettable fun on Friday, July 18th from 6pm to 9pm.

Romantically attached? Only interested in seeing how it works? Looking to network? Have a business venture you’d like to promote? Join us in the dining room and bar during our Social Mixer - don’t forget your business cards! A welcoming atmosphere, like minded business individuals, live art + music will ensure you an enjoyable evening on us!

Social Mixer: 25+
Speed Dating: 30+

Slots are limited. You must register to speed date prior to the event.
Both ticket types (speed dating + social mixer) are available at:

Dress Code: Dressy Casual | First impressions are lasting.

*50% of proceeds will be donated to Gratitude Rising Foundation. A non-profit foundation providing financial assistance to LGBT women undergoing treatment for cancer

This event was created for entertainment purposes only. We are not a dating or match-making service. Please enjoy responsibly