Dem Congressman Invites Colleagues to Pep Rally for Narendra Modi

Over the last month, the government of India has moved thousands of troops into conflict between the two nuclear powers may be closer than ever. Despite that, an American member of Congress from California is urging his colleagues to appear with the countrys prime minister at a massive rally in Houston on Sept. 22. The event, called Howdy, Modi! includes a segment purporting to honor human rights heroes. Rep. Brad Sherman, a California Democrat, sent a letter to members of Congress on Aug. 23 asking them to participate in the event. The letter says Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will appear at a reception at NRG Parkwhere the Houston Texans playwith 50,000 people. The event will be broadcast to more …

Tinder adds sexual orientation and gender identity to its profiles

Tinder is adding to its profiles information about sexual orientation and gender identity. The company worked with the LGBTQ advocacy organization GLAAD on changes to its dating app to make it more inclusive. Users who want to edit or add more information about their sexual orientation can now simply edit their profile. When a Tinder user taps on the “orientation” selection they can choose up to three terms that describe their sexual orientation. Those descriptions can either be private or public, but will likely be used to inform matches on the app. Tinder also updated the onboarding experience for new users so they can include their sexual orientation as soon as they sign up for the dating app.