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People Debate Which Song They'd Choose To Play For Aliens To Best Represent Humanity
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Alien invasion movies typically portray extraterrestrials as hostile entities endeavoring to either enslave us by inhabiting the earth or blow it up into smithereens.

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If there is extra life out there, they may have passed over us already. They've had centuries to make an appearance and not a peep. Well, allegedly.

However, if they were to visit or ask us to come on up, who would we send?

We'd need representatives that aren't embarrassing, foolish, rude, or crazy. And of course, someone who could let loose and have a laugh.

Redditorjakehood47wanted to discuss the "best" choices we have for humanity's spokesperson, they asked:

Aliens land on earth, and we have to send one person, from any point in history, to meet with the aliens to leave a good impression of Earth and prevent total annihilation. Who would you send?
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Man Calls Out TikTok's Homophobic 'Community Guidelines' After They Took Down Video Of Him Kissing His Boyfriend
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A man asked the question:

"What happens when a man kisses his boyfriend at the stroke of midnight on New Year's Eve and posts it on the video-sharing social network, TikTok?"

Mark Pasetsky—who goes by Marknewyork on TikTok—found out the answer when he shared something millions of others do at the start of a new year: a kiss with the person they love.

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A Character From NBC's 'Good Girls' Just Came Out As Trans In A Truly Powerful TV Moment
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In a wonderful example of how coming out can go right, Good Girls character Sadie (Isaiah Stannard) came out to his mom after finding out his baby brother had been born.

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All new emojis must be approved by the Unicode Consortium, which often receives submissions from companies like Apple and Google on what the next emojis should be. In a victory for the disabled and LGBTQ+ communities, the Consortium has announced 2019's new emojis will include many symbols centered around inclusion.

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