Jean-Claude Van Damme compares same-sex marriage to dogs getting married

By : Mariah Cooper of the Washington Blade, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Actor Jean-Claude Van Damme made offensive remarks about same-sex marriage during an appearance on the French talk show “On n’est pas couché,” which aired June 30.

Van Damme appeared on the show with Gender Equality Minister Marlène Schiappa. The two began to disagree on the place of a woman in the home. Van Damme said he believes the woman should stay home to take care of the children while the man leaves to provide for his family.

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Paws in the Park

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Pet lovers from all over Central Florida gather at beautiful Lake Eola to support Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando’s mission to educate, shelter, place, and heal pets and their families with compassionate, responsible care.

This community wide fundraising event provides support for the more than 8,000 homeless pets who will be cared for at our two shelters this year. 

Paws in the Park is the opportunity for us to join together as a community and support the mission of Pet Alliance. It’s free to register, we encourage participants to either fundraise as an individual or start a team with your friends and family and “fun” raise together!

Thousands of participants join their community, and lots of four legged friends, for the fundraising and awareness walk followed by dog-friendly and family activities.

Sign up, form a team and invite your friends and family to join us for a day filled with fun! Register and raise $75 or more and on event day, you’ll receive a commemorative event t-shirt.

Quench lounge Family Picnic

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Come Quench you Thirst. Join in for Live Entertainment by Chic. Half Price cocktails (not including premium) from 2.9 pm. Sponsored by Untapped Entertainment and Memphis Style BBQ. Food $10 per plate. Homemade hamburgers, beef hot dogs, shrimp, wings, potato salad coleslaw and baked beans. Bring a friend. Come join a fun filled Gay community picnic.

Screened Out – The Secret Life of Pets

By : Stephen Miller
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Voices of Louis CK, Kevin Hart, Eric Stonestreet, Jennie Slate, Ellie Kemper, Albert Brooks

Pet lovers are often animation lovers, too, I know, looking to our animals for wildly, colorful entertainment – like living cartoons. We search online for videos of puppies who act like goofballs or kittens who don’t quite make the jump. The Secret Life of Pets taps into that great slapstick so many of us love.

It is a good thing the characters – as shallow as they are – and the shtick liven things up. The story in Pets is really a retelling of the first Toy Story, where the established dog/toy gets displaced by the new dog/toy. A rivalry ensues that takes both of these enemies far outside, far from their comfort zones, and then they must band together to survive the cruel out-of-doors and find their ways back home.

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Pups of Polk Pride 2016

By : Alex Storer
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The June 18 street festival at Polk County Pride was full of food trucks, live music, retailer booths and activist groups — and dogs!

From furry friends to service dogs, from rescue dogs to purebreds, there were nearly as many pooches as there were rainbows under the hot Saturday sun at Munn Park in Lakeland.

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Seamus channels Benny Hill

By : Jamie Hyman
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Typical day at the office for Watermark.

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