#CCDAILYFUNNY, MONDAY 27 March
'Big Bang Theory' Leads Taking Pay Cuts So Female Co-Stars Can Get Raises
The male cast of ‘The Big Bang Theory’ have proved that chivalry is not dead. The five leading stars of The Big Bang Theory are apparently taking pay cuts so that two of their longtime castmates can get raises. Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki, Kaley Cuoco, Kunal Nayyar and Simon Helberg have all agreed to take thousands from their episode salaries for upcoming Seasons 11 and 12 to increase the salaries of Mayim Bialik and Melissa Rauch. Now we know where all the good men have gone.
Marijuana Industry Says Trump Can’t Turn Back The Clock On Legal Pot
It’s business as usual in the White House, Donald Trump and his administration are hinting that there could be a cannabis crackdown. State officials and industry leaders insist that they won’t turn their back away from the booming industry. Steve DeAngelo is the owner of a medical cannabis dispensary in Oakland. When his phone rang about five minutes before he opened, he quickly learned that the feds were raiding medical dispensaries in San Francisco, and they were heading to Oakland next. DeAngelo now hosts annual mock raids in which employees and customers role-play how to behave if law enforcement shows up. If medical dispensaries are being raided like the streets. We think it’s save to say that medical marijuana should just go back to being called marijuana.
This Young Woman Revealed She Had HIV On Twitter And People Were So Supportive
Saidy Brown first found out she was HIV+ after taking a test during a school event. She was 14 at the time. Brown is now 22 years old and lives in Itsoseng, South Africa. “I disclosed to give hope to people living with HIV, and to show those who are HIV+ that there is life after diagnosis.” Last week, Brown decided to share her story on Twitter. People were so inspired by her bravery that the tweet went viral. Both of Browns parents died from HIV but she did not learn this until she was diagnosed. Sandy teaches us all a valuable lesson. Life is for living and despite the circumstances of your existence; you cannot let anything deter you from living life to the fullest.
15 Things Black Trans People Face When Going to the Doctor
Finding your way around health care appointments and insurance while trans can be challenging enough, but it can be especially difficult for trans people of color. To highlight what some of us see as a simple and necessary task, for some trans people, its a task that’s rather dodged. We’re sharing the experiences of black trans people across the country in order to highlight the many obstacles they have to overcome just to stay healthy — both mentally and physically. “The first doctor I went to seemed knowledgeable, but ultimately he made me uncomfortable because he was obsessed with my facial hair and body hair. It went beyond what it seemed like a doctor would be interested in — I felt like an eccentricity when I was in his office. I was going to him to find out about hormone replacement therapy, and for your everyday checkup. After I stopped talking to him, I went about a year-and-a-half without seeing other doctors because I didn’t want to go out on that limb again.” —Syd Robbie, 34, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Trans Man
Alicia Keys' Adele Impression Brings Down The House
Alicia Keys has been doing some amazing things over the past year. One of them was when she rocked up to the red carpet with no make-up. We feel you Alicia, make-up is tiring and should honestly be disregarded as a measure of beauty. The Voice couch proved her amazingness on “The Tonight Show” and showed that she can be a student of voices as well. In a game of random musical impressions with the host Jimmy Fallon, Alicia Keys hit the right notes while impersonating Adele to “The Alphabet Song.”