Neda Ulaby http://wmot.org en For These Vegans, Masculinity Means Protecting The Planet http://wmot.org/post/these-vegans-masculinity-means-protecting-planet Real men eat meat. They kill it and then they grill it.<p>That's the stereotype, or cliche, that's about as old as time.<p>At a recent barbecue in Brooklyn, N.Y., a half-dozen guys who resist that particular cultural stereotype gathered together. Many of them are muscled semi-professional athletes, including triathlete Dominic Thompson, competitive bodybuilder Giacomo Marchese and mixed martial arts fighter Cornell Ward.<p>They're also all vegans and eschew all animal products. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:58:00 +0000 Neda Ulaby 41361 at http://wmot.org For These Vegans, Masculinity Means Protecting The Planet 'I Kinda Stole The Show': Laverne Cox And The Path To Prestige Television http://wmot.org/post/i-kinda-stole-show-laverne-cox-and-path-prestige-television "My femininity was seen as a problem that needed to be solved."<p>Laverne Cox is talking about her childhood in Mobile, Ala. She remembers being routinely chased and beaten by classmates after school. Cox was born biologically male, and her gender identity was confusing and threatening not just to other children but to the grown-ups in her life as well. Fri, 06 Jun 2014 21:44:00 +0000 Neda Ulaby 39560 at http://wmot.org 'I Kinda Stole The Show': Laverne Cox And The Path To Prestige Television NSA Coverage Garners Pulitzers For Post And Guardian http://wmot.org/post/nsa-coverage-garners-pulitzers-post-and-guardian Winners of the 2014 Pulitzer Prizes were announced Monday. The Washington Post and The Guardian were among the notable winners, commended for together breaking the news of NSA surveillance programs. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:48:00 +0000 Neda Ulaby 37289 at http://wmot.org Dance Music Legend Frankie Knuckles Dies At 59 http://wmot.org/post/dance-music-legend-frankie-knuckles-dies-59 <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hPrGnh7QUDo</p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 20:01:00 +0000 Neda Ulaby 36728 at http://wmot.org Dance Music Legend Frankie Knuckles Dies At 59 This Year, Biblical Films Are Fruitful And Multiplying http://wmot.org/post/year-biblical-films-are-fruitful-and-multiplying There's a flood of biblical proportions this year in Hollywood: <em>Noah,</em> starring Russell Crowe, floats into theaters Thursday. It follows <em>Son of God, </em>another Bible-based movie released by 20th Century Fox. And later in 2014, we'll see <em>Exodus,</em> a 3-D epic based on the story of Moses from director Ridley Scott.<p>Why so many Bible movies in 2014? "It just has to be that God is moving. Fri, 28 Mar 2014 12:50:32 +0000 Neda Ulaby 36542 at http://wmot.org This Year, Biblical Films Are Fruitful And Multiplying