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Echoes of the AIDS Hysteria as We Battle Ebola

Exactly a decade ago this month I received an email flagged as urgent from Monrovia, Liberia. It was from Lee Johnson, then coordinator of  "Liberian Youths Against HIV/AIDS.” ...

Scorpio Solar Eclipse: Regenerative Journeys

We are taught to be afraid of the dark. We are taught to be afraid of difference. We are taught to be afraid of each other. We are taught to be afraid. Period. ...

Remembering the Life, Love and Legacy of Audre Lorde

Have you ever wondered what unseen photos, faux pas, untold stories, and unfinished works surviving partners of famous people are left with? ...

Is being "Black-ish" also being homophobic-ish

The second episode of ABC's promising new comedy "Black-ish" left its LGBTQ viewership "black and blue." ...

Malala's Dad Ziauddin Yousafzai

Pakistani educator Ziauddin Yousafzai, father of the education activist Malala Yousafzai, gives a gripping TED talk about the ills of Patriarchal societies. ...

Mercury Retrograde: Shadows Searching for Light

Mercury retrograde is not to be feared. It’s a rhythm to be rocked. It’s a song to be sung. It’s an excuse to get your introspective groove on. ...

Effects of climate change in my backyard

Sunday morning, September 21, Rita Renee Toll-Dubois and her lifelong partner Ranger Jean Rogers of Lynn, quietly boarded one of the many Cambridge buses heading to the People's Climate Change Marc ...

Lena Dunham Not That Kind of Girl

Lena Dunham is on a 12-city press junket for her newly released book, Not That kind of Girl, (for which she received a 3.7 million dollar advance from her publisher). ...

Black Children Are Beloved and Beaten

"Beloved and beaten" is a phrase that best depicts how many African American children—past and present—are disciplined. It is an authoritative type of African American parenting discipline sty ...

Autumnal Equinox & The New Moon in Libra: What it Means to be Seen

Each new moon acts like a symbolic fertilization and release of the energy of the sign in which it occurs. ...

Alison Bechdel Receives Genius Grant

No doubt this year was a big one for Alison Bechdel, not only did her graphic novel "Fun Home" have a stellar ride as a musical at ...

Catcalling video: Hollaback's look at street harassment in NYC edited out the white guys.
slate.com
October 30, 2014

On Tuesday, Slate and everyone else posted a video of a woman who is harassed more than 100 times by men as she walks around New York City for ten hours. More specifically, it’s a video of a young white woman who is harassed by mostly black and Latino men...

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Apple CEO Tim Cook: I'm Proud To Be Gay
bloomberg businessweek
October 30, 2014

Tim Cook comes out in Bloomberg, writing "Throughout my professional life, I’ve tried to maintain a basic level of privacy. I come from humble roots, and I don’t seek to draw attention to myself." ...

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LGBT Group Not Impressed With GOP Candidate's Ad Featuring Her Gay Son
Huffington Post
October 30, 2014

WASHINGTON -- GOP House candidate Nan Hayworth released a new ad Wednesday featuring her son, who is gay, assuring voters that his mother is not an "extremist."

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Indian film-maker hopes to take gay issues out of the closet
Reuters
October 30, 2014

MUMBAI (Reuters) - An Indian director is hoping her new film will throw a spotlight on gay rights in a country where homosexuality remains taboo and little progress has been made on repealing a colonial-era

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For Asia’s Gays, Taiwan Stands Out as Beacon
NYTimes
October 30, 2014

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Waving rainbow flags and banners demanding same-sex marriage, the revelers set off from Taiwan’s presidential palace, drawing cheers and thumbs-up from spectators along the way.

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HTGAWM isn't shy
Slate
October 30, 2014

Feel free to file this one under “crotchety complaints” if you like, but the point is worth making: How to Get Away With Murder, the melodramatic, Viola Davis–starring legal procedural indulgence of the fall TV season, has a bottom problem.

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Tim Cook Comes Out As Gay In Powerful Businessweek Essay
Huffington Post
October 30, 2014

Apple CEO Tim Cook came out as gay in a powerful essay for Bloomberg Businessweek.

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IS LOOKING YOUR AGE A SUBVERSIVE ACT?
thehoopla.com.au/
October 29, 2014

If you're a 57 year-old Hollywood actress, actually looking your age can be viewed as a subversive act Frances McDormand says cosmetic surgery is mutation...

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West Coast Represents at Exchange Rates Bushwick
hyperallergic.com
October 29, 2014

In hip-hop, the East Coast–West Coast rivalry has died down since the days of 2Pac and Notorious BIG, but perusing last weekend's Exchange Rates expo in Bushwick you could easily have gotten the impression that it was now raging in

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Can Steak Save the Planet?
newyorker.com
October 29, 2014

Dana Goodyear on Anya Fernald, a food entrepreneur, whose company, Belcampo, offers a delicious—but pricey—alternative to industrial food.

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Jian Ghomeshi and the Right to BDSM Sexuality
The Cut
October 29, 2014

Beloved Canadian public-radio host Jian Ghomeshi was fired this week amid allegations of sexual abuse that he claims were in fact consensual, if kinky, foreplay.

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750-Year-Old City Founded by Genghis Khan's Grandson Is Unearthed
livescience.com
October 29, 2014

The Golden Horde kingdom stretched from Eastern Europe to Central Asia and controlled many of the Silk Road trade routes that connected China to Medieval Europe.

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CalArts to alleged rape victim: How long was your dress?
Al Jazeera America
October 29, 2014

Student says California Institute of the Arts failed to protect her from the harassment of her rapist and his friends

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Taylor Swift and Lena Dunham’s Best Friendship
Vulture
October 23, 2014

Taylor Swift gave Lena Dunham a moth as a housewarming gift.

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Marissa Mayer’s Boring Plans for Yahoo
New Yorker
October 23, 2014

Marissa Mayer has a reputation for flashiness, but her approach to Yahoo isn’t exciting.

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The Fight over San Francisco’s Public Spaces
The New Yorker
October 23, 2014

San Francisco’s startup culture has thrived on monetizing commodities that were once free. It’s no wonder that the parks department wants in on the action.

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Delaying Puberty With the Help of the State
The Atlantic
October 22, 2014

Earlier this month, Oregon became the first in the country to offer puberty-suppressing drugs to transgender teens on its Medicaid plan.

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A Catholic High School Told Ellen Page's New Same-Sex Love Story It Couldn't Film There
buzzfeed.com
October 22, 2014

Because of the movie's LGBT content. Stars Julianne Moore and Ellen Page, currently filming in the New York area, tells the story of how a lesbian couple fought discrimination more than 10 years ago to extend domestic partner benefits.

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Conservative Think Tank: You Dumb Broads Worry Too Much About Roofies
jezebel
October 22, 2014

A conservative think tank has embarked upon a quest to convince us all that women worry way too much about getting drugged and raped. This is an interesting hill to die on.

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