“Last July 4, my family and I went to Long Island to celebrate the holiday with a friend and her family. After eating some barbecue, a group of us decided to take a walk along the ocean. The mood on the beach that day was festive. Music from a nearby party pulsed through the haze of sizzling meat. Lovers strolled hand in hand. Giggling children chased each other along the boardwalk.
“Most of the foot traffic was heading in one direction, but then two teenage girls came toward us, moving stiffly against the flow, both of them looking nervously to their right. “He’s got a gun,” one of them said in a low voice.” MORE
“While “Empire’s” test ratings may’ve dipped after featuring a kiss between a same-sex couple, Naomi Campbell, a star of the hit Fox series, is thankful the show decided to stick with the original LGBT plot-line.
“I think it’s a great storyline and it’s a great dynamic,” she told HuffPost Live in a conversation on Tuesday. “I think it’s so brilliant and I think a lot of people just love that storyline.”
The supermodel hopes the story will “make people come out and embrace their sexuality and not feel ashamed, that they have to hide,” she added.” MORE
And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise.
Deuteronomy 6: 6-7 ESV