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About Sarah Parrott

Sarah is a writer for WebProNews. She likes tea, cartoons, making stuff, and figuring out new and exciting ways to dismantle the patriarchy. You can follow her on Twitter, her blog, and on Pinterest.
Raven Symone Tweets About Marriage Equality Raven Symone Tweets About Marriage Equality
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Any proper nineties kid is familiar with Raven Symone, the star and titular character of the past Disney hit, “That’s So Raven,” as well as the star of “The Cheetah Girls” movies. Others might remember or know of her from …

NYC Soda Ban Struck Down By Court NYC Soda Ban Struck Down By Court
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Remember how earlier this year, mayor Bloomberg of New York City tried to pass legislation that would prevent the sale or consumption of soda and other sugary drinks larger than sixteen ounces? Well, dearest lovers of empty calories and obnoxious …

Detroit Police Officers Accused of Robbery Detroit Police Officers Accused of Robbery
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Detroit does not have what one would call a sparkling reputation when it comes to crime and its police force. Problems and stories arise almost daily, but a recent scandal that broke this week is of particular interest; two men, …

Florida Propane Plant Explosion Believed To Be Result of Human Error Florida Propane Plant Explosion Believed To Be Result of Human Error

On Monday, July 29, a propane plant in Tavares, Florida experienced a string of explosions during the night, resulting in giant flames and earth-rocking explosions. The Tavares sheriff had originally reported that casualties from the explosions were high, with fifteen …

Mitt Romney Backpedals About 47% Comment Mitt Romney Backpedals About 47% Comment
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How could anyone forget the 2012 election, especially with it so fresh in our minds? And, better yet, who could forget Mitt Romney, the Republican candidate who ran against Barack Obama, committing an obnoxious amount of faux pas and news …

Hitler Bell Brings Criticism To Austrian Government Hitler Bell Brings Criticism To Austrian Government

Wolfpassing, Austria is a sleepy, historic town that lies about sixty miles east of Vienna. At first glance, the place is beautiful, but not worth much note; until, of course, you discover that the town castle features a bell celebrating …

Pope Francis Says Gays Should Not Be Marginalized Pope Francis Says Gays Should Not Be Marginalized
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The Catholic church at large has a very rocky relationship when it comes to LGBTQAI+ issues; most everyone is familiar with some variety of priest joke, and most of those same people are familiar with the Catholic stance against marriage …

Fast Food Workers Strike For Higher Wages Fast Food Workers Strike For Higher Wages
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Fast food is an intrinsic part of modern American life; most citizens eat or work at a various chain or franchise, and many wind up doing both. Despite the backlash targeted at fast food companies concerning health, obesity problems, and …

White House Opposes Shutting Down NSA Surveillence White House Opposes Shutting Down NSA Surveillence

The National Security Agency (NSA) has been more than a bit of a hot button issue lately; ever since Edward Snowden came forth as whistle blower to reveal the agency’s nasty little habit of spying on American citizens, the NSA …

Postal Service Proposes End to Door-to-Door Delivery Postal Service Proposes End to Door-to-Door Delivery

The United States Postal Service has gained media attention recently for the suggestion made earlier this year to do away with Saturday service. The postal service has been suffering over the past few years as snail mail has become more …

George H.W. Bush Shaves Head For Leukemia Patient George H.W. Bush Shaves Head For Leukemia Patient
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Former president George H.W. Bush shaved his head on Tuesday in support of a two-year-old leukemia patient. The child in question, who is named Patrick, is the young son of a man on Bush’s secret service detail. Bush was introduced …

“Happier” Is Social Media For Optimists “Happier” Is Social Media For Optimists
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Social media has become a steadfast part of many people’s lives; millions of people log on to Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and similar sites each day, all with the express purpose of exploring their interests, sharing their views, and communicating with …

Russia’s Anti-Gay Laws Provoke Olympic Committee Russia’s Anti-Gay Laws Provoke Olympic Committee

In the midst of American victories for marriage equality and other LGBTQAI+ issues, it is important to both recognize and publicize issues of unjust and ignorant behavior in other parts of the world. Echoes of Martin Luther King Junior’s famous …

UK Porn Ban: Prime Minister Declares War on Adult Content UK Porn Ban: Prime Minister Declares War on Adult Content
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David Cameron, the Prime Minister of the UK, has announced today that he plans to crack down on internet pornography and focus on making the internet a safer place for children and families. In his speech delivered today, Cameron made …

Batman Superman Movie Slated for 2015 Batman Superman Movie Slated for 2015
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Rev up your best fan squeals and start your fan fictions now, because things are getting ready to heat up in the DC cinematic universe; news broke this morning at San Diego Comic Con that the “Man of Steel” sequel …

Trayvon Martin Rallies Begin Nationwide Trayvon Martin Rallies Begin Nationwide
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The “not guilty” verdict delivered to George Zimmerman quickly became both infamous and viral, sparking a variety of outcries and debates on the internet, public news outlets, and other media. Despite some polarization, the majority of public outcry is in …

Namco High Announced At San Diego International Comic Con Namco High Announced At San Diego International Comic Con
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Gamers, otaku, nerds, and general fanatics have all gathered in solidarity for the mecca of geekdom that is San Diego Comic Con, which started on Thursday and will continue in to Sunday. Among the panels, musicians, cosplayers, and other attractions …

Talia Castellano Passes Away at 13 Talia Castellano Passes Away at 13
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This Tuesday, July 16, the world lost a beautiful young girl who inspired millions with her story of positivity and unyielding hope. Talia Castellano, who went by TaliaJoy18 on YouTube, was an honorary covergirl, makeup guru, and tutorialist, all at …

According To Limbaugh, Trayvon Was A Bigot and Zimmerman Is Gay According To Limbaugh, Trayvon Was A Bigot and Zimmerman Is Gay
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Those who followed the Zimmerman trial are not unfamiliar with the way that Trayvon Martin’s character and past were called into question throughout the proceedings. Though Trayvon was shot and killed that rainy February night, and was thus denied a …

Abortion Hearing in Texas Forbids Tampons Abortion Hearing in Texas Forbids Tampons
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Yes, you read that correctly. The Texas senate is currently debating SB1, a bill that, if enacted, could introduce some of the harshest abortion restrictions in the country, effectively shutting down nearly every clinic in its state. This situation certainly …

Andrew Garfield Vouches For Bisexual Spiderman Andrew Garfield Vouches For Bisexual Spiderman
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With Pride month, the overturn of DOMA and Prop 8, and strides towards possible legislation that would provide protection against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender, the nation has been in a whirlwind of progress for LQBTQAI+ individuals and …

Sharknado: The B Movie That Conquered Twitter Sharknado: The B Movie That Conquered Twitter
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Few things in this world are as fantastic and all-around fun as a campy, so-bad-it’s-good B movie. From the crowds that flock to see “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” in droves or those who swear by the ever infamous masterpiece, …

George Zimmerman Jury Deliberates, Asks For List George Zimmerman Jury Deliberates, Asks For List
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The trial of George Zimmerman in the case of Trayvon Martin’s murder has become a national phenomenon, overtaking the country, as well as popular news sources, for the past three weeks. At approximately 2:30 PM today, the jury began their …

Project Runway Billboard Too Nude For L.A. Project Runway Billboard Too Nude For L.A.

Heidi Klum seems very excited about the 12th season of Project Runway that will be airing on July 18th, if her Twitter account is any indication. On July 9th, she tweeted out an image promoting the new season of the …