Photo illustration by Slate. Photos by Rawpixel/iStock/Getty Images Plus and Abramova_Kseniya/iStock/Getty Images Plus. Danny is online weekly to chat live with readers. Here’s an edited transcript of this week’s chat. Q. Living in a horse girl’s dorm room: My wife was a nationally-ranked equestrian when she was growing up, and […]
ROME — When Pope Francis said gay people have a right to be in a family and that gay couples needed some form of civil law to protect their rights, he was not saying that gay couples should have a right to adopt children. In his documentary “Francesco,” director Evgeny […]
I stood in my dining room surrounded by toys and the remnants of dinner from the night before sticking to the bottom of my feet. In the kitchen, a bag of trash was tipped over, its innards strewn across the floor. In the living room, a week’s worth of laundry […]
Depression almost ended the life of ex-NFL QB Erik Kramer. A sham marriage and alleged theft threatened to break him again.
(Paul Rosales/Yahoo Sports) Erik Kramer sat on the edge of a Southern California motel room bed, pressed a pistol under his jaw and pulled the trigger. “I thought that would be the end,” Kramer said. “That was the day I tried to execute myself.” It didn’t work. Instead, the former […]