Whitney Houston’s Daughter Bobbie Kristina Brown Found ‘Unresponsive’ in Bathtub

Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of Bobby Brown and the late Whitney Houston, was found unresponsive in her Atlanta home on Saturday.

The Roswell Police, along with Roswell Fire and Rescue, responded to a 911 call reporting 21-year-old Brown unresponsive at 10:25 AM, according to a police press release.

Brown’s husband, Nick Gordon, and a friend found Brown unresponsive in a bathtub and began CPR, according to police.

Police took over life-saving measures until rescue personnel arrived.

Brown was then transported to Atlanta’s North Fulton Hospital.

According to TMZ, doctors have stabilized Brown’s breathing and she is in the I.C.U.

UPDATE: Bobbi Kristina never regained consciousness and passed away on July 26, 2015.

(from Yahoo News)

President Obama helps college students

Four years ago Barack Obama promised to make college more affordable.

As president he doubled funding for Pell Grants, reduced student loan payments for millions of borrowers, and capped federal loan repayments at 10% of income.

By cutting out the banks as middlemen which cost the government money, tens of billions of dollars was saved which can now lower interest rates for student loans and make more Pell Grants available.

And it didn’t cost the American taxpayer anything.

Just saying…

Voices raised in Iowa over proposal to take away marriage equality

The Iowa State House was packed by hundreds of people who showed up to express their opinions on House Joint Resolution 6 which proposes an amendment to the Iowa State Constitution to overturn marriage equality in the state.

The proposed amendment would specify marriage between one man and one woman as the only legal union that is valid or recognized in the state. Civil unions and domestic partnerships would be banned.

In 2009, a unanimous decision by the Iowa Supreme Court declared Iowa’s laws limiting marriage rights to opposite-sex couples unconstitutional.

Now, almost two years later, legislators are attempting to put marriage equality rights on the ballot. The Resolution passed out of the House Judiciary Committee by a vote of 13-8.

While it is expected to pass in the House vote, the state Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal has vowed to block any vote on an amendment that would ban same-sex marriage.

To make it to the ballot box, the issue must pass in two consecutive legislatures.

Click here for more from The Iowa Independent.

UPDATE: The Iowa House today, by a vote of 62-37, passed House Joint Resolution 6 that would deny any form of legal recognition for gay couples. The amendment seeks to prohibit not only the freedom to marry for gay couples, but also civil unions or domestic partnerships. More info here at One Iowa.

Pepsi Refresh Project: $325,000 to LGBT ideas/projects


Voting ended yesterday in the Pepsi Refresh Project and from the standings, it looks like LGBT projects will be receiving $325,000 in various communities.

Voting ended yesterday in the Pepsi Refresh Project and from the standings, it looks like LGBT projects will be receiving $325,000 in various communities.

GLSEN (The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network) will receive $250,000 for their proposed project to send Safe Space Kits to 10,000 school across the country to help make schools safer for LGBT students.

GLAD (Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders) will receive $25,000 to help empower LGBT youth so they know their legal rights and resources. The project will work with youth to ensure a safe learning environment in school.

PROMO Fund – grassroots community organization dedicated to improving, encouraging and enabling the healthy development of LGBT youth, adults, and families in the St. Louis area, as well as other parts of the state of Missouri. To receive $25,000 to assist individuals in developing a plan for a healthy lifestyle.

Equality Pennsylvania – only organization in the Commonwealth advocating exclusively for the rights of LGBT Pennsylvanians. To receive $25,000 to provide leadership training to LGBT & allied youth in PA.

Let’s hear it for Pepsi and the Pepsi Refresh Project! And for all of you who voted for these great ideas!