Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple, came out as gay in an Op-Ed piece this week titled “Tim Cook Speaks Up.” In it the technology and consumer electronics businessman said that he considers being gay “among the greatest gifts God has given me.”
The mayor's office of the city of Houston in Texas confirmed Thursday that conservatives sent in more than 1,000 Bibles to the city's first openly gay mayor, Annise Parker, in protest after the sermons of five local pastors were subpoenaed in a legal dispute over a controversial ordinance some say will allow men to use women's restrooms in the city.
Conservative groups believe there's still much to be done in Houston after Mayor Annise Parker dropped her controversial subpoenas against five pastors who had spoken against homosexuality and the city's Equal Rights Ordinance.
How much do you trust God? Before you answer, think about these scenarios: Do you really trust the Lord when everything seems out of control and He appears absent? When He has called you to move in a certain direction that seems illogical and risky? When painful circumstances continue, making you wonder if the Lord really cares?
A three-judge panel on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit has voted to review a case that claims police officers in a Michigan town failed to protect the freedom of speech for 12 evangelizing Christian street preachers who were pelted with stones and water bottles by a crowd of Muslims while preaching at an Arab festival in 2012.
Julius Randle, the rookie player for the Los Angeles Lakers, broke his leg in his NBA debut Tuesday night, according to reports. The 19-year-old’s right tibia was fractured in the fourth quarter when he went up for a shot against the Houston Rockets.
Google has recently announced that Android's newest operating system, known as the Android 5.0 or Lollipop, will be released on the first week of November. Fans of Android devices are expecting a lot from the new OS, especially since it will reportedly contain new features that will help save battery life, and some of Android Lollipop's aspects will apparently be very similar to Apple's iOS8.
Another scary TV show is about to make its debut next year as MTV has given the nod for a full series order for "Scream." The show is based on the popular 90's movie franchise from Wes Craven and Kevin Williamson.
"World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor" is the upcoming fifth expansion to Blizzard's massive multiplayer online role-playing game "World of Warcraft." The expansion is scheduled for release on Nov. 13 and will only be available for the Windows PC and Macintosh OS X.
Singapore has upheld its 76-year-old ban on sexual relations between men, explaining that the law has final say on such matters. The ruling has prompted a number of LGBT activist groups to call the decision discriminatory.
"The Crew," an online racing game developed by Ivory Tower and Ubisoft Reflections is scheduled to be released on December 2 worldwide and on December 4 in Japan for the Playstation 4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and the Windows PC.
The Christian Association of Nigerian-Americans has accused the Milford School District in Connecticut of racism for banning a 7-year-old Nigerian-American girl from attending class on suspicion of Ebola, since she had traveled to Nigeria earlier this month. The school, which was sued by the father of the girl, argued that it acted in the best interest of its students and staff.
"Super Smash Bros for Wii U" is scheduled for a release this coming November 21 in the U.S. and on December 5 for Europe and December 6 for Japan. The Wii U version of the game is essentially the same as the Nintendo 3DS version.
Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire is scheduled for a release on Nov. 21 for the Nintendo 3DS system. While the two games are to be released and to be purchased separately, Nintendo has recently announced that the two games are also going to be available in a special Dual Pack.