Students in 22 Philadelphia high schools will return from winter break to find condom vending machines in the nurse’s office, as part of a campaign to lower STI rates in teens.
Keep tuned for constant updates and the latest poll numbers during Monday's final presidential debate between President Obama and Mitt Romney, on the issue of foreign policy.
Romney wins first presidential debate as Obama falters in Denver. Republican candidate could get boost in presidential polls.
Mitt Romney chose a vice presidential candidate who loves to talk about the economy. Here are 5 of his signature speeches.
NYC shut down two "pleasure carts" on Wednesday, but only until they got permits.
With his new advertisement, Mitt Romney stealthily plays the "Obama's a communist" card.
NYPD Commissioner Raymond Kelly said the Domain Awareness System will help fight crime. But Civil Liberties advocates are rightly up in arms.
Looking at when past Republican candidates have announced their running mates holds the key to the timing of Romney's announcement.
The guessing games may be coming to an end soon as the GOP VP is announced.
Ronald Poppo, the homeless man whose face was nearly chewed off, just released his first interview about the incident.
After months of speculation, Mitt Romney may be finally announcing his vice presidential nominee on Friday. Who do you think he will choose?
Should a Facebook “like” be protected by the First Amendment? Why not, if comments and posts are.
September 12 is currently the rumored release date for what will probably be the newest, hottest gadget yet. Here’s a rundown of all of the features you can expect to find in your new iPhone 5.
Injustices like this have gone too far and have gone on for far too long.
Most of the rumors surrounding Megan Rossee have been nothing but negative, and that’s just unfair.
What role should attack ads play in the election cycle, and is there anything we can do about them?
As the percent of Americans who support gay marriage passes the percent of Americans who don’t, LGBT rights opponents may feel more inspired to turn out to companies like Chick-fil-A.
Here are 14 things you need to know about Sikh temple shooter Wade Michael Page, the white supremacy symbols tattooed on his body, and the history of the groups they represent.
PolicyMic will be covering the NASA's Curiosity Mars Landing live. Bookmark this page and click/tap "refresh" often through the weekend.
Why is Obama so popular if he isn’t succeeding compared to other presidents, particularly in terms of job creation and economic growth?
Weigh In: Why is Obama so popular if he isn’t succeeding compared to other presidents?
As cheating scandals become more and more prevalent, our culture is increasingly glorifying a lack of trust as the true sign of love.
What do you think of NBC’s coverage of the 2012 Olympic Games?
At $5.25 for a Classic sandwich, the $1,974,380 that Cathy donated would buy roughly 376,072 sandwiches. Let’s follow the money to see where they’re all going.
It’s hard to think of something that would frustrate a company, whose CEO has spoken out in opposition to homosexuality, more than proudly putting gay love on display.
Conservatives are up in arms about the Affordable Care Act contraception mandate that was enacted Wednesday. Here are the 7 most hyperbolic complaints about Obama's contraception mandate.
One franchise owner's sponsorship of a gay pride festival adds another level of complication to the Chick-fil-A debate.
GOP candidate Mitt Romney has released a new tax plan that promises to cut income taxes for all income groups by 20%, but one think-tank found that only the highest income bracket will benefit.
If the Bourne franchise can continue without its titular character, there must be something drawing viewers other than the man himself.
Sorry, boys, your fantasies of seeing Hermione Granger do BDSM will not be coming true in this lifetime.
Let’s take a trip down memory lane to watch Gaga’s award-winning videos, and see how her two eligible videos from this year stacked up against them.
Here are 11 CEOs and companies who have come out in favor of same sex marriage.
Just as in the days of the Soviet Union, the Olympic games are being used as a battlefield for international dominance.
Though Jepsen is the victim of criminal activity, most discussion of the photos has tended to blame, shame, and point fingers at Jepsen herself. Really, our culture is to blame.
One of the most vocal responses to the Aurora shooting has come from NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and it's is not the first time that he has spoken out for gun control.
Two thirds of victims between the ages of 18 and 29 had a previous a relationship with their attacker, so we need to admit that the problem is more complicated than strangers in dark alleys.
Consumers have a right to decide where their money goes, and that's not an attack on Christianity.
The first woman in space was actually Soviet astronaut Valentina Tereshkova. What other feats of feminism happened decades, or even centuries, before we think they did?
The Olympics have a great potential to motivate kids to be active, but won’t be a panacea for America’s obesity woes.
These are the stories of 5 individuals who lost their jobs due to their sexual orientation or gender identity, even in states where such discrimination has supposedly been banned.
Matt McQuinn will certainly be remembered as a hero, and my heart goes out to all those who knew and loved him.
Those who know James Holmes all called him quiet, shy, and even antisocial
Though it’s easy to see the pattern in the data, it is far more difficult to conclude what could be leading so many young people to commit such horrible acts against others.
We’ve moved on to discussing the other important issues because our minds are made up on reproductive rights.
Does Carroll's choice to comment solely on her sexuality imply that she views being a lesbian as worse than either abuse of power or marital infidelity?
In honor of Nelson Mandela, here are four other Nobel-winning activists who are still alive today, and the accomplishments they’ve made for peace and equality worldwide.
Lewd photos and dishonesty might be too much of a scandal for any politician to make a comeback from, but New York is a particularly bad place for Weiner to stage a political ressurection.
Here’s everything you need to know about who to watch—whether you’re at the festival itself or watching from the comfort of your laptop screen.
With all the buzz about who Romney’s VP pick will be, and no clear frontrunners, maybe it’s time to step out of the world of reality and into the world of Hollywood.
From "Hunger Games" to "Game of Thrones" a list of the top 10 books that best capture the summer feeling.
Which major sporting event will be taking place in London next week? The correct answer, believe it or not, is the first ever World Pole Sports Championship.
Mayor Bloomberg just announced that Bloomberg Philanthropies will be making a $50 million donation towards the Global Family Planning Initiative, in partnership with Bill and Melinda Gates.
If we spend a moment thinking about something other than financial earnings, Cotter’s “Struggle” raises an interesting question about our development as individuals.
How long a woman will choose to nurse her child should be a conversation between her and her child’s pediatrician, not something the blogosphere gets to debate.
In an election year in which “Class Warfare” is a buzzword, the film should have an immediacy and relevance not often found in period pieces.
While Andy Murray and Roger Federer dispute the Wimbledon Men's Singles Finals, Serena Williams is laughing all the way home with the Women's tittle because she plays tennis like a boss.
Monday’s Internet shutdown is not a planned cyberterrorism attack, it's an FBI shutdown of servers supporting infected computers.
Barring any surprising news, Levinsohn will become Yahoo’s fifth CEO since 2008. Will he be able to make Yahoo relevant again?
Let's get real: it's too hot to read a longer poem.
We are the youngest millennials, the real Facebook Generation. And we control our profiles, instead of the other way around.
Find out which 6 American corporations have been taking your money to support anti-gay causes and organizations. Trust me, you'd be surprised and disgusted.
When London’s 2012 Olympic Games begin later this month, one member of South Africa’s track team will be making history.
Abstinence-only sex education isn’t about managing risks, because, as the wildfire analogy makes perfectly clear, it comes from a mentality in which sex itself is the risk.
Here are five ways to celebrate July 4th, without burning down a forest.
Two crashes in two weeks raise serious questions about the ability of cloud computing to withstand severe weather and the risks that come from hosting many popular websites in one location.
We may be devoted to reading tabloids, but even serious newspapers aren't talking about this critical environmental issue.
We are so much more than a number on a scale, and we need a culture that recognizes that.
You may think you haven’t heard of Childish Gambino, but trust me, you have: he’s the rap identity of Donald Glover, best known for portraying the character of Troy Barnes on NBC’s 'Community'.
It seems, that the tensions between the LGBT community and its supporters, and those who oppose homosexuality are escalating.
Here are the five races to watch for during today's New York state primary.
On Sunday, New York City celebrated the Gay Pride Parade, an annual event which combines a rare mix of serious political action with pure rainbow happiness. Here are 10 photo highlights.
If you combined the political fervor of Occupy Wall Street with the bright colors and celebratory atmosphere of Carnival, the result would look a lot like the New York City Gay Pride Parade.
"Why Women Still Can't Have It All" might be the question that finally allows us to do just that.