11 Stories We Didn't Write About, But That You Might Want to Comment on, Including HILLARY!!!!

This past week will go down in history. Here's your place to talk about it.
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June 12, 2016
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Editor's note: This article was written before the news of the tragic mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando broke. You can access breaking news updates here and find ways to support the communities devastated by this event here.— Jane

This week's roundup of stories we didn't write about, but that you might want to comment on, needs no introduction. Whether you're a fan of hers or not, Hillary Clinton has made history as the presumptive Democratic Nominee for president. If you never to want to hear about politics again for the rest of your days, comb through the links below for something else — like brain freeze, kickstarters, and medical marijuana — and tell us what you think.

50 people have been reported dead after a horrific shooting at a gay nightclub in Florida, in the deadliest shooting in U.S. history. [CNN]

American Apparel is being put on blast for mislabeling the "A" in the LGBTQIA acronym as "ally" on the tote bags in its Pride '16 campaign. [Buzzfeed News]

Supergirl actor Jeremy Jordan has started a Kickstarter to help his cousin escape a gay conversion camp. [People]

Hillary Clinton's first speech as the presumptive democratic nominee for president focused heavily on reproductive justice. [ThinkProgress]

The cast of Girls spoke out in support of the Stanford assault survivor. [NY Daily News]

Serena Williams is now officially the world’s highest paid female athlete. [Salt Lake Tribune]

Beyoncé addressed the fashion industry’s racism in a speech at the CFDA's. [Coloures]

Medical marijuana has been legalized in Ohio. [US NEWS]

Kerry Washington has revealed she was dropped from two TV pilots for not being “hood” enough. [TIME]

A camel born at Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago was named Alexander Camelton in honor of the Broadway smash hit. [DNA Info]

Here's why brain freeze happens (and why you're more likely to get it if you suffer from migraines). [LifeHacker]

Comment away (!!!) as you do so well.