Priscilla Totiyapungprasert
http://www.sincerelypriscilla.com
Priscilla Totiyapungprasert is a journalist and Tex-pat with a tendency to roam. Weaknesses: pretty magazines and bars that serve food.

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L.A. Wildfires Could Intensify The City's Already Daunting Homelessness Crisis

As wildfires blaze onward, entering Los Angeles, there's worry that the southern California wildfires could worsen the homeless crisis plaguing LA. The problem has gotten so intense on the West Coast that LA County supervisors called for a state decl…
By Priscilla Totiyapungprasert

How The Tech Industry Could Be Making Homelessness On The West Coast Even Worse

For the first time in seven years, the homeless population in the United States increased by 1 percent this year. While that doesn't sound like much, the bump came from a surge of homelessness concentrated in California, Oregon, and Washington. The s…
By Priscilla Totiyapungprasert

Australia Finally Legalized Same-Sex Marriage & Twitter Is Jumping For Joy

Thursday, Dec. 7 will now go down in Australia's history books as the day Australia legalized same-sex marriage. The country's parliament passed the marriage equality bill almost unanimously, with only four members opposing. After declaring in 2004 t…
By Priscilla Totiyapungprasert

The House Voted To Make Traveling With Guns Way Easier

The National Rifle Association landed a victory on Wednesday when federal lawmakers approved of one NRA-pushed piece of gun legislation. The House voted 231-198 in favor of a concealed carry bill permitting gun owners to travel with weapons to other …
By Priscilla Totiyapungprasert

How Trump Recklessly Retweeting Anti-Muslim Propaganda Literally Endangers Lives

President Trump made his stance on religious tolerance quite clear after signing off on a Muslim travel ban earlier this year. This week, Trump further stirred the flames of anti-Muslim ideology both in the United States and across the pond after he …
By Priscilla Totiyapungprasert

Lily Collins Dyed Her Hair BLONDE & The New Look Is A Total Classic

"Not sure if it's the blonde or this city, but I really am having more fun..." wrote actress Lily Collins when she debuted her new blonde hair on Instagram on Thursday. The 28-year-old swapped her usual brunette locks for a fresh blonde look, but kep…
By Priscilla Totiyapungprasert

Trump Acknowledges World AIDS Day, But Not The LGBTQ Community

Ahead of Dec. 1's World AIDS Day, President Trump released a remembrance statement honoring the lives lost, the history of AIDS in the United States, and global efforts to fight the disease. However, in the more than 600-word long proclamation, Trump…
By Priscilla Totiyapungprasert

Every Delightful Moment From The Obamas’ Last Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Pictures rolled out this week of the Trumps' Christmas decorations at the White House, reminding us that its annual Christmas tree lighting is coming up. While decked out with a nativity set next to George Washington's portrait and a giant gingerbrea…
By Priscilla Totiyapungprasert

Geraldo Rivera Said “News Is A Flirty Business” In Defense Of Matt Lauer

In response to NBC firing Today show host Matt Lauer, who faces multiple sexual harassment accusations against him, one fellow TV personality came out to protect Lauer's honor — if only briefly. In a tweet on Wednesday, talk show host Geraldo Rivera …
By Priscilla Totiyapungprasert

The White House Is Purposefully Not Inviting April Ryan To Its Christmas Party

The traditional White House Christmas party is supposed to be a feel-good, press-friendly event, where the president invites Washington correspondents to join in merry festivities. But this year, the guest list will exclude one prominent journalist, …
By Priscilla Totiyapungprasert

Your U.S. Tax Dollars Could Be Funding Anti-Rohingya News Coverage

The Irrawaddy, a Rangoon-based media organization partly funded by the U.S. government, is being accused of using rhetoric that supports the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya minority in Myanmar. Human rights campaigners and former employees of The Ir…
By Priscilla Totiyapungprasert

'Transparent' Actress Trace Lysette Claims Jeffrey Tambor Sexually Harassed Her, Too

In a tweeted confessional published late Thursday night, Transparent actress Trace Lysette claimed Jeffrey Tambor sexually harassed her. This is the second sexual harassment allegation against Tambor, the show's lead star who's already under investig…
By Priscilla Totiyapungprasert

New Bipartisan Deal Wants To Tighten The Background Check System For Gun Buyers

A bipartisan initiative led by Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-TX) and Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) aims to create new legislation to improve the background check database used for gun purchases. The lawmakers plan to introduce a bill that would add …
By Priscilla Totiyapungprasert

Trump Is Letting Hunters Import Elephant Heads To The U.S. To "Conserve The Species"

It sounds counterintuitive: Hunt elephants to save the species. But it's supposed to explain why the Trump administration will allow hunters to import elephant trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia. The Obama administration had previously banned hunters …
By Priscilla Totiyapungprasert

Here’s How Melania & Donald Trump’s Body Language Has Changed Since The Election

When you're a celebrity couple, no public move goes without scrutiny. And it might explain why people have read so much into the body language of Donald and Melania Trump. Let's face it — when you live in the White House, something as innocuous as a …
By Priscilla Totiyapungprasert

Masturbating Prisoners Are Making Life Hell For Female Lawyers, A New Lawsuit Claims

Six female public defenders have filed a lawsuit after allegedly experiencing sexual harassment from male inmates at Cook Country Jail, which is a penitentiary in Chicago and the largest jail site in America. Detainees, including their clients, would…
By Priscilla Totiyapungprasert

Gabby Giffords Wants To Expose Just How Tight Trump Is With The NRA

If there's one politician who is no stranger to gun violence, it's former Rep. Gabby Giffords of Arizona. The then-Democratic lawmaker survived a gunshot to the head in an assassination attempt back in 2011, an incident that left six others dead. Now…
By Priscilla Totiyapungprasert

The Gay Man Who Fought Kim Davis To Get Married Might Now Run Against Her

After the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage in 2015, Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis was not one of the people celebrating. Davis gained national infamy for defying the federal court order by refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex coupl…
By Priscilla Totiyapungprasert

This Michigan Bill Could Allow Anyone To Brings Guns Into Schools, Churches, & Bars

The Michigan state Senate on Wednesday gave their stamp of approval on a bill that would allow guns in school, churches, and bars. The controversial legislation would allow licensed gun owners with extra training to legally carry their firearms in no…
By Priscilla Totiyapungprasert

Watch Hillary Clinton Finish Seth Meyers' Jokes About The Brutal 2016 Election

Despite her shocking defeat in the presidential election one year ago, former candidate Hillary Clinton still has a sense of humor — especially when it comes to her failed campaign and the "fair share of Chardonnay" she indulged in afterward. In a su…
By Priscilla Totiyapungprasert